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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 125–156.
Published: 01 March 2022
... China but also adds new insights to our understanding of the divergent spiritual journeys that Chinese intellectuals have taken in response to the national crisis. 60 Ibid., 137. hmjmliu@ust.hk Copyright © 2022 Lingnan University 2022 middle politics the third route Thirdspace...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 346–367.
Published: 01 October 2019
... Integration and Its Challenges to Post-1997 Hong Kong .” Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 16 , no. 3 ( 2015 ): 396 – 409 . Lui, Tai-lok . “ Rearguard Politics: Hong Kong's Middle Class .” Developing Economies 41 , no. 2 ( 2003 ): 161 – 83 . Novero, Cecilia . Antidiets of the Avant-Garde...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 203–214.
Published: 01 March 2022
... of colonial intimacies, ornamentalism, and techno-orientalism, this article relies on the figure of the visor-wearing ajumma , a Korean word referencing a middle-aged woman. As a transnational and transhistorical framework emerging from the messy interstitial spaces between theory and reality, the concept...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 46–66.
Published: 01 March 2022
... the classes are reproduced in the textual world of future Beijing. The members of the middle class enjoy their privilege, while Third Space remains intact—cycle after cycle in the rotating city. As the student's plan for the political participation of people from Third Space is merely a strategy to convince...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 6–27.
Published: 01 March 2022
... Press , 2016 . Guo, Shaohua . “ Acting through the Camera Lens: The Global Imaginary and Middle-Class Aspirations in Chinese Urban Cinema .” Journal of Contemporary China 26 , no. 104 ( 2016 ): 311 – 24 . Hayden, Dolores . The Power of Place: Urban Landscapes as Public History...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 399–429.
Published: 01 October 2020
... and middle decades of the twentieth century, when jettisoning traditional concepts and modes of thought was the politically correct thing to do. Indeed, “ shuqing [抒情, expressing emotion] took on a new dimension during the May Fourth era,” David Der-wei Wang notes, “when it was cited as an equivalent...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 170–187.
Published: 01 March 2021
... engages with Jia's film Shijie 世界 (The World; 2004) and examines the portrayal of the migrant workers and their performances in the World Park in Beijing, China. Focusing on political economy and social class, he suggests that The World renders visible the dialectic of mobility and immobility...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 244–255.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., Carol . The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Inquiry . London : Bloomsbury , 1990 . Ahuja, Neel . “ Asking Hard Questions .” In Messy Eating: Conversations on Animals as Food , edited by Samantha King et al., 157 – 71 . New York : Fordham University Press...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 538–553.
Published: 01 October 2021
... the middle of the nineteenth century. During the warlord period (1911–27), Chinese military and political pressure on the Mongols was uneven and depended on the capacities of the various warlord regimes that bordered or included Mongol territory. 12 After the Northern Expedition (1926–28), the newly...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 188–209.
Published: 01 March 2021
... to effectively penetrate into the realms of collective awareness and political debate.” 5 Current ecocritical theories, however, which unanimously aim for a politics of change based on the conviction that making the invisible or intangible into experiences accessible to our senses can produce an effective...
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Prism (2021) 18 (1): 289–292.
Published: 01 March 2021
... to the extent of overexposure, mostly point in similar directions. Hillenbrand identifies a “stable epistemology of the Massacre,” one that reassures the narrative of China's political establishment and its nationalistic propaganda. Despite the event's current status as an “ex-secret,” ways to discuss...
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Prism (2020) 17 (1): 212–215.
Published: 01 March 2020
... into the changing dynamics within China's literary environment in this crucial historical period. The middle and late 1940s were particularly difficult times for China, as well as the rest of the world. After the end of World War II, a series of significant events occurred, most notably Winston Churchill's...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 28–45.
Published: 01 March 2022
... and national histories amid globalization and dramatically shifting political landscapes.” 10 It is therefore not surprising to admit that the presence of ghosts is a powerful challenge to histories and memories. The idea of a frozen moment halts the frenetic speed of progress, haunting the movement...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 408–431.
Published: 01 October 2019
... organized by discipline (for example, literature, music, economics, political science, and psychology), but knowledge produced by, for, and about the third world is organized by language and area (China, Japan, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America). Following the Cold War divide, English became...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 315–320.
Published: 01 October 2021
..., and contingencies embedded therein. As such, borderland studies seeks to examine the affective and cognitive responses to circumstances ranging from political mutations to psychological provocations, from environmental shakeups to territorial alterations. When we come to the borderlands of China...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 320–345.
Published: 01 October 2019
... underground. Jiang was a Red Guard at Beijing Art Academy middle school before shepherding in IMAR. Imprisoned in 1970 for criticizing Lin Biao, his death sentence was commuted. He was active in the 1978 Beijing Spring, was imprisoned after the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, and then taught political science...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 409–430.
Published: 01 October 2021
.... In the early years of the PRC, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) adopted an egalitarian approach toward its ethnic minorities. 11 The “Common Program of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Congress” that was adopted provisionally before the drafting of the constitution included articles declaring...
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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 33–61.
Published: 01 March 2019
... 1915 issue of Jiaoyu zazhi . 15 At the outset, the criteria divide all fiction into eight categories based on their subject matter: education, politics, philosophy and religion, history and geography, the natural sciences, social affairs, fables and jokes, and “miscellaneous.” Within each category...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 March 2022
... season of 2015 not for his directing but for his remarkable acting in Guan Hu's 管虎 Laopaoer 老炮兒 (Mr. Six). Not only was this film a phenomenal box office success; it also won Feng recognition as the best leading actor at the fifty-second Golden Horse Awards. 1 Unlike the middle-class subjects in his...
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Prism (2020) 17 (2): 217–224.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of Ifaluk. Her discovery that, for the Ifaluk people, “talk about emotions is simultaneously talk about society—about power and politics, about kinship and marriage, and about normality and deviance,” allowed me to see that state envoys in Confucius's time were likely operating within a similar holistic...