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Social Text (1 March 2003) 21 (1 (74)): 29–55.
Published: 01 March 2003
... children can't wait: China's emerging model for intercountry adoption . Cambridge, Mass.: China Seas. Chang, Kimberly. 2001 . Personal communication. Chen, Vivia. 1999 . No recipe for being Chinese-American. Families with Children from China 6 : 17 -18. Davies, Lindsay. 2000 . Navel gazing...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 57–79.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Magnus Fiskesjö Until the mid-twentieth century, the written Chinese names for China's “barbarian” others included components that purposefully classified such people with animals. This long-lived official definition of ethnic others as subhuman was accomplished by using a range of standard...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 129–150.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Dai Jinhua This article reads a Chinese blockbuster film, City of Life and Death ([南京! 南京! Nanjing! Nanjing! ] dir. Lu Chuan, 2009), as an allegory of China and the human for contemporary China. This movie illustrates the historical entanglement and...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 7–28.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... Torruellas, and Ana L. Juarbe. 1992 . Responses to poverty among Puerto Rican women:Identity, community, and cultural citizenship . New York: Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños, Hunter College. Duara, Prasenjit. 1997 . Nationalist among transnationals: Overseas Chinese and the idea of China, 1900-1911...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and the human as a set of comparative and relational events in specific historical and geopolitical contexts by investigating Euro-American, Chinese, and transnational itineraries of the human. While it analyzes China's potential to undo the universalizing claims of Western idealized norms of the...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 81–105.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Eric Hayot This essay argues that the work of Chinese film director Jia Zhangke constitutes an important commentary on the relationship between globalization, humanness, and China. It begins with a discussion of Jia's relationship to international art-house and documentary realism, focusing on the...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 109–130.
Published: 01 December 2015
....” It explores forms of historical storytelling across a broad range of cultural materials, from Chinese American activist Wong Chin Foo's 1874 “fugitive coolie” narrative and bilingual Spanish-Chinese labor contracts to the novels of contemporary writers such as Cristina García, Amitav Ghosh, Toni...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 29–56.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Gloria Davies This essay begins with the proposition that to engage with the idea of the human in Chinese is to encounter, at some point or other, a rhetorical disposition to benevolence, understood as the Confucian virtue ren . The moral affects of this disposition, I argue, have been hardwired...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 107–128.
Published: 01 December 2011
... traditional Chinese medicine, this essay explores possibilities for thinking, doing, and being human that unsettle various strategies of bifurcation both constitutive and symptomatic of modernist humanism. The exploration unfolds through, first, an examination of the historical and conceptual congruence...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 143–157.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Wang Xiaoming This article discusses core social and political concepts regarding subjectivity widely used by Chinese intellectuals between 1840 and 1940, including ge ti (singular subject), ge ren (singular person), wo (I), and Da Tong (Great Unity). Collectively these concepts convey an...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 1–25.
Published: 01 March 2012
... revolutionary praxis of the mass line perfected by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in the 1940s. In the post-Mao period, the CCP sponsored political reforms that pursued an alternative strategy of democratic centralism — direct elections at the village level for villagers' committees and for deputies to local...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 91–108.
Published: 01 March 2012
... hysterical symptoms, their relation to what produced them may seem arbitrary and obscure. Yet it is the inchoate and incomplete articulations of these figures of the human in new Chinese artworks (paintings, installations, films, performances, and so on) that will challenge, extend, and throw into doubt...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 109–141.
Published: 01 March 2012
... era, captured (again monumentally) in the figure of the Rent Collection Courtyard , a large sculptural diorama unveiled in 1965 and recreated in 1999 by the artist Cai Guoqiang for the Venice Biennale. Back-engineered, this is the story of Chinese transition and economic reform, but read more directly...
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Figure 2 Telegram conversations of “Information distribution central station of the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies of the Chinese University of Hong Kong,” 4 October 2014. Screenshot courtesy of the author Figure 2. Telegram conversations of “Information distribution central More
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): np.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Contributors Dai Jinhua is professor at the Research Institute of Comparative Literature and Culture and director of the Centre for Film Studies and Cultural Stud- ies at Pek ing Universit y. Dai has published more t han ten Chinese-language...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): np.
Published: 01 March 2012
... 2012 Contributors Ackbar Abbas is professor of comparative literature at the University of California, Irvine. He is currently working on Chinese cities and cinema and “poor theory.” Michael Dutton is professor of politics at...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2006
... overlapping meanings of racial alterity. America’s Asia, I argue, was consolidated in the nineteenth century through the figure of the Chinese immigrant, the quintessential American “Oriental.” Fears of the imminent “Mongolianization” of America by Chinese immigrants rested on the...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): np.
Published: 01 December 2001
... 2001 Contents Introducing . . . Cultural Citizenship Toby Miller 1 Diasporic Cultural Citizenship: Chineseness and Belonging in Central America and Panama Lok Siu 7 Trial by Fire: Gender, Power, and...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 21–46.
Published: 01 June 2011
... on a particular technology of reception, moreover, acts to screen out the broader textures of postsocialist cultural and economic production. © 2011 Duke University Press 2011 Beijing en Abyme Outside Television in the Olympic Era Joshua Neves The history of Chinese television since...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 45–65.
Published: 01 September 2002
... wars, the military interventions of the postwar era, and the sacrifice of young men who grew up in local neighborhoods. If you want to know Chinese culture and history, you have no difficulty finding about thirty or forty books just a few steps away. These books can be readily divided into two...