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positions (1993) 1 (3): 677–714.
Published: 01 August 1993
...David Pollack Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 The Revenge of the Illegal Asians: Aliens, Gangsters, and Myth in Kon Satoshi's World Apartment Horror David Pollack World Apartment Horror (Japanese title: Wa'rudo apitomento hora') by Kon...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 801–851.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Shi-chi Mike Lan This article studies the history and historiography of Taiwanese World War II veterans (commonly known as Taiji Riben bing or Taiwanese-native Japanese soldiers), who served as Japanese paramilitary fighting the Chinese and Allied forces. Hundreds of thousands of Taiwanese were...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 429–460.
Published: 01 May 2014
... gestures toward a desire to envision difference out of this repetition, to imagine a way out of the endless everyday of the present. Copyright 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Fantasies of the End of the World: The Politics of Repetition in the Films of Kurosawa Kiyoshi Baryon Tensor Posadas...
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positions (2019) 27 (2): 361–396.
Published: 01 May 2019
... 2019 Imamura Brecht surface embodiment virtual haptic cinema verité References Andrew Dudley . 2006 . “ An Atlas of World Cinema ” in Dennison Lim , eds., Remapping World Cinema , 19 – 29 . New York : Wallflower Press . Bergson Henri . 1911 . Matter and...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 389–421.
Published: 01 August 2018
... tropes with the nation’s postcolonialglobal duality. Through Nancy’s Sense of the World and Creation of the World or Globalization , the author contends that the films evoke a phenomenology that speaks to Malaysia’s own geopolitical “sense of the world.” References Ahmad Yasmin . 2007 . “ The...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 749–780.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Haerin Shin “Unlocking the Mindware: Taking Responsibility for the Solipsistic Self in Murakami Haruki’s Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World ” addresses the issue of identity formation in relation to neuroscientific technologies by observing a phenomenon called (self-imposed) “locked-in...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 739–771.
Published: 01 November 2019
...David Tobin The official China Dream of the Great revival tells a story of China reversing “humiliation” by Western powers and returning to its premodern, rightful place at the center of world affairs. However, since ethnically targeted violence in Ürümqi in 2009, leading thinkers and policy makers...
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positions (1998) 6 (1): 67–112.
Published: 01 February 1998
...Sugiyama Mitsunobu Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 The World Conception of Japanese Social Science: The Koza Faction, the Otsuka School, and the Uno School of Economics Sugiyama Mitsunobu The influence of Marxism on the social sciences in Japan...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 225–237.
Published: 01 February 1999
...Kamala Kempadoo Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Commentary Slavery or Work? Reconceptualizing Third World Prostitution Kamala Kempadoo Third World prostitution is often described as sexual slavery, as violence to women, or...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 135–138.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Shigeki Takeo 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 A Message to the World Shigeki Takeo Iriomote Island, one of many beautiful natural settings of the Ryukyu Is- lands, is standing on the verge of environmental destruction. A group of...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 377–400.
Published: 01 May 2004
...L. H. M. Ling 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 The Monster Within: What Fu Manchu and Hannibal Lecter Can Tell Us about Terror and Desire in a Post-9/11 World L. H. M. Ling Since September 11, 2001, the Bush administration has taken on an Orien...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 643–666.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Lee Weng Choy 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Authenticity, Reflexivity, and Spectacle; or, The Rise of New Asia Is Not the End of the World Lee Weng Choy Two Anecdotes about Time 1. Channel NewsAsia (CNA)—the Singapore television station with am...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 157–167.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Kuang Xinnian 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Translated by Jim Bonk Preemptive War and a World Out of Control Kuang Xinnian Disregarding the opposition of France, Germany, and Russia, as well as an unprecedented tide of global antiwar...
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positions (2005) 13 (2): 441–471.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Rong Cai 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Gender Imaginations in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and the Wuxia World Rong Cai Taiwanese director Ang Lee’s creative trajectory exemplifies the growing trend of cross-cultural transmission. The most...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 131–164.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Emma Jinhua Teng Duke University Press 2006 Eurasian Hybridity in Chinese Utopian Visions: From “One World” to “A Society Based on Beauty” and Beyond Emma Jinhua Teng “Can Mixed-Blood Hybrids Really Improve the Chinese Race?” This pro- vocative...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 263–283.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Sue Golding (johnny de philo) Raw(hide): World War IV, Part 3, the Sequel Sue Golding (johnny de philo) Where do we draw the line here between logic and experience? —Ludwig Wittgenstein rehearsal (mid-game-as-end-game-as-opening-play...
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 225–249.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Andre Gunder Frank No Civilization/s: Unity and Continuity in Diversity; or, Multilateral and Entropic Paradigms for the World Today and Tomorrow Andre Gunder Frank A Holistic Introduction We are living in confusing and dangerous times. The buzzword these days...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 43–72.
Published: 01 February 2009
... journalism about China and the manifesto Principles of Thought for a New Japan . I argue that with Miki's participation in the Shōwa Kenkyūkai and the production of its “world-historical answer” in the form of its signature concept of cooperativism ( kyōdōshugi ) there occurs a sudden shift away from the...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 669–692.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Hun Kim As the references of the world-class city pivot from traditional centers of finance in the West to include an ascendant Asia, cities dependent on foreign investment must modulate their governance to capture these flows of capital and urban development expertise. This article examines how...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 219–243.
Published: 01 February 2001
...James L. Hevia World Heritage, National Culture, and the Restoration of Chengde James L. Hevia On 4 July 1995 China Daily, the English-language newspaper of the gov- ernment of the People’s Republicof China (PRC), reported that the United...