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positions (2018) 26 (4): 647–685.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Hanmee Na Kim Discussions of “America”—as both a physical and imagined site—flourished in the Korean press during the 1920s and 1930s. What was perhaps most intriguing about these discussions was that they were greatly contradictory. On the one hand, America was upheld as the model for new skills...
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positions (1998) 6 (1): 33–65.
Published: 01 February 1998
...Andrew Sartori Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Robert Redfield‘s Comparative Civilizations Project and the Political Imagination of Postwar America And rew Sa rto r i I am convinced that there is no other way strategically to put our country’s mind...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 161–187.
Published: 01 February 2013
.... These return narratives are significantly framed in the contentious memories of war and survival and are triangulated in the complex relations between the United States, Vietnam, and Vietnamese America. Via a critical reading of Catfish and Mandala and Perfume Dreams , this article seeks to engage...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 167–174.
Published: 01 February 2015
..., dichotomous positioning of “us” versus “them” and “Free America” versus “Red China,” from which an internationalist position was difficult to emerge. Internet virtual classroom digital text decontextualization participatory culture knowledge production media racialization internationalist Cold War...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 343–368.
Published: 01 May 2016
... piratical depredation requires the partitioning of piracy into creative activities (collage, sampling, mash up) that produce something new and acts of mere poaching that add no value. This demarcation is mapped onto the planet: large parts of Asia, Africa, and Latin America—the historically constituted...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 839–873.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Sidney Xu Lu This article examines campaigns aimed at abolishing Japanese overseas prostitution in Manchuria and North America during the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century, focusing on the ideologies and practices of Japanese middle-class abolitionists. It argues that campaigns...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 305–341.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Yi-Ping Lin This article analyzes how the first collective action toxic tort in Taiwanese history, Former RCA Employees’ Mutual Aid Association v. Radio Corporation of America (RCA) , produced a space of deliberation about the causal effects of chronic exposure to organic solvents to human health...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 389–421.
Published: 01 August 2018
... in the neoliberal economy. Unlike the anticolonial movements of Africa, Latin America, and South Asia, Malaysia’s project was not heavily influenced by Marxism. Its postcolonial culture is thus distinct, as captured vividly in Ahmad’s film style. This essay links her departure from traditional hybridity tropes...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 241–279.
Published: 01 February 2019
... in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries when the conquest of the Americas was underway; this politics of regulated interstate rivalry gave rise to international law and the politics of internationality. The discourse of the-West-and-the-Rest was formed and routinized against this historical background. Area...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 February 2021
... America, this article underlines the two scholarly interventions of the special issue in the study of world making: (1) it refashions the notion of comparison to move away from the project of “knowing”—habitually constituted through a top-down gaze aimed at assessment and measuring, which consequently...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 93–119.
Published: 01 February 2021
.... These are the 1910s, prompted specifically by the 1912 War in Cuba, and the early Cold War, the 1950s and 1960s moment of intentionally modeling Puerto Rico as the “Showcase of the Americas.” In changing the focus to examine the play of images intrinsic to the house of mirrors, this meditation seeks to avoid...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 109–131.
Published: 01 February 2011
... for a productivist extermination of communism in the north, Ch'oe increasingly sought to overcome the division of the peninsula by questioning a continuing Euro-America-centric global modernity, the East/West binary, and the continuing effects of Japanese colonialism. Ch'oe's naturalizing of a regime of universal...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 157–167.
Published: 01 February 2005
..., including those of America’s most slavish ally, England, have only contempt for America’s warmongering. America, not Iraq, is perceived as the greatest threat to global security. Thanks to the blessing and curse of fate I’ve...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 323–349.
Published: 01 May 2017
... to roku jyū nendai no ‘Amerika’: Rarufu erison no iwayuru ‘tayōsei’ wo megutte” (“Ōe Kenzaburō and 1960s ‘America’: The ‘Diversity’ of Ralph Ellison”) . Tezukayama gakuin daigaku kenkyū ronshū: Bungakubu (University of Tezukayama Studies and Essays: Faculty of Leterature) , 43 : 1 – 14 . Jakobsen...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 667–696.
Published: 01 August 1999
... immigrants who come directly to America, these “floating” Koreans experience and interpret their lives from multiple frames of reference. Many, like Josk Lee, arrive in Latin America before finding their way to the United States-a type...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 457–482.
Published: 01 May 2008
... market. Particularly in North America, the fascination with and consump- tion of multiraciality is evident in the notable increase in scholarship about multiraciality in the academy and the profusion of mixed-race productions in the culture...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 653–666.
Published: 01 August 1999
... Latin America to the United States, the links between Hmong immigrant communities in the United States and the Miao minority in China, the circulation and reception of a documentary about Tiananmen Square, the marketing of Barbie...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 763–798.
Published: 01 August 1999
... and the serial's alleged exposure of a real America. Skeptical viewers subjected their relatives and foreign visitors to the familiar role of a witness to help them verify or dispute the truth of the serial. Was this real America...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 February 2005
... of mass destruction that Iraq is supposed topossesscannotbefound,eventhoughtheAmericangovernmentpersistsin attacking in the name of that excuse. Even if it were true that Iraq possessed such weapons, America still would not have the right to attack...
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positions (1996) 4 (1): 90–126.
Published: 01 February 1996
... is more pro- nounced in Australia than in North America While there are numerous differences between and within East Asian and Anglo-American discourses positions 4: 1 Spring 1996 92...