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characters China and the Human 109 Inese norms of the human by privileging the local particular and eccentricContributors Ackbar Abbas Michael Dutton David L Eng Doug Howland Petrus Liu Camille Robcis Teemu Ruskola Shuang Shen Shu mei Shih Wang XiaomingDavid L Eng is Professor of English Comparative Literature and Asian American Studies at the University of Pennsylvania He is the author of The Feeling of Kinship ueer Liberalism and the Racialization of Intimacy and Racial Castration Managing Masculinity in Asian America both also published by Duke University Press Teemu Ruskola is Professor of Law at Emory University and Visiting Professor of Law at Georgetown University 2011–12 Shuang Shen is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Chinese at Pennsylvania State Universit.Summary ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ David L. Eng
characters China and the Human 109 In the Western media stories about China seem to fall into one of two categories China’s astounding economic development or its human rights abuses As human rights discourses follow increasingly hegemonic conventions especially with regard to China many of their key assumptions remain unexamined This special issue the second in a two part series beginning with “Cosmologies of the Human” critically investigates the relationship between China and the human as it plays out in law politics biopolitics political economy labor medicine and culture The contributors interrogate the evolving meanings of “China” and “the human” both inside China and internationally The issue tracks the ways in which global discourses treat China still officially.
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characters China and the Human 109 Socialist as similar to different from and alternative to Western capitalist modernities Several essays probe the modern theoretical underpinnings of human rights abuses in China including a crucial distinction between “the human” and “the people” Others review the impact of Maoism on Marxist debates in China and in the West as well as the specific influences of Mao’s writings on French politics and theory in the 1960s A visual dossier compares eight contemporary Chinese artists directors and public image makers in order to discuss the figure of the human from Tiananmen Suare to the 2008 Beijing Olympics While many contributors discuss China and the West comparatively the issue interrogates the universalizing claims of both Western and Ch.
- China and the Human
- David L. Eng
- 11 March 2020