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positions (2024) 32 (1): 49–67.
Published: 01 February 2024
..., and the search for the good life, eating out has become embedded in everyday life in late-socialist Hanoi. Ongoing food transformations are seeing many of these food practices move from the streets to air-conditioned restaurants. Based on eating ethnography, this article analyzes the boom in eating out...
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Published: 01 February 2024
Figure 1 Electricity meters on the outer wall of a multistory building in Hanoi, 2019. More
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Published: 01 February 2024
Figure 2 Rice cookers on display at an electronics supermarket in Hanoi, 2019. More
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 89–105.
Published: 01 February 2024
... Suboi, Vietnam's “Queen of Rap,” is internationally renowned, and more and more young women are engaging in dancing on the streets. This article investigates the aspirations of female hip-hop practitioners in Vietnam's major cities, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. What does leading the good life mean...
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positions (2005) 13 (2): 411–439.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Trung emperor in Hanoi, fought the Nguyên˜ dynasty (1802–1945), led by Nguyên˜ Ánh (r. 1781–1820, from 1802–20 as the Gia Long emperor) from Saigon. Because they were worried about the continuity or even the survival...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 27–47.
Published: 01 February 2024
...Figure 1 Electricity meters on the outer wall of a multistory building in Hanoi, 2019. ...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 437–470.
Published: 01 May 2012
... University Press positions 20:2 Spring 2012 438 Twenty years later, Building C of Quang Trung was demolished. The chief Vietnamese architect from Hanoi, Mr. Văn, who trained in Weimar, East...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 405–434.
Published: 01 May 2012
... within the larger transformations gripping Vietnam today. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Trung Hoà- Nhân Chính: Constructing a New Urban Center in Hanoi. Photo by Christina Schwenkel Neo- Geomancy and Real Estate Fever in Postreform Vietnam Erik Harms Urban Geomancers...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 294–317.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Peter Zinoman Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Declassifying Nguyen Huy Thiep Peter Zi noma n In 1989, historian Greg Lockhart published a brief Vietnamese-language essay in the Hanoi-based journal, Literary Studies (Tap Chi Van...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 497–546.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., have since built a solid body of knowledge on the subject.5 However, in contrast to its northern counterpart, Hanoi, which has been the subject of two important monographs, no systematic study has yet singled out colonial Saigon and its...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 529–558.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., but only four became pregnant.2 Linh had exhausted most biomedical and traditional medicine treatments available in Hanoi when she read about the IVF pregnancies in the newspaper. Linh noted to me the hospital’s low success rate of less than...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 217–220.
Published: 01 February 2024
... Anthropology, University of Cologne. She is cospeaker of the Global South Studies Center. Her research interests include urban studies, youth, gender, and social movements in Southeast Asia. Sandra has worked on public spaces and public spheres in the city of Hanoi. In her recent book Dancing Youth: Hip Hop...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 561–591.
Published: 01 May 2012
... traction in the Second Indochina War. Hanoi’s discourse on the People as One represented the partition of Vietnam as an “amputa- tion of the nation,” Hanoi casting itself as the true untainted Vietnam and disqualifying the Saigon regime...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 595–625.
Published: 01 May 2012
... the negative ones, as some theoreticians claim. Evidence of both concerns quickly disappeared after the National Congress, but then reappeared in August of when, following a brief and contentious trial, the Hanoi People’s Court...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 329–358.
Published: 01 May 2008
... have little or no romantic involvement or emotional ties to “the rear.” Another informant of mine, a literature teacher in Hanoi who was a teenager at the time, said that though the Youth Association had little authority to make young people...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 473–493.
Published: 01 May 2012
... will be illuminated. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Contrasting femininities on the streets of Hanoi. Photo by Christina Schwenkel Figure 1 Renova “makeover.” Photo by Erik Harms Ho Chi Minh City’s Beauty Regime: Haptic Technologies of the Self in the New Millennium Nina Hien...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 483–484.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the political economy of men’s extramarital sex in Hanoi. Catherine Ryu is an associate professor of Japanese language and culture at Michigan State University. While her primary field is classical Japanese literature (Heian narratives), her...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 401–429.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., clothing, and miscellaneous handmade goods (zakka) in Japan is closely associated with tourism to Vietnam. Nowadays, the Japanese shopper-tourist going to Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi for the first time will not experience a journey...
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positions (2018) 26 (1): 111–150.
Published: 01 February 2018
... Long Memoir: Writing Is My Eternal Joy). Hanoi: Hội nhà văn. Baudrillard, Jean. Simulacra and Simulation. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. Benjamin, Walter. The Arcades Project. Cambridge, MA: Belknap...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 161–187.
Published: 01 February 2013
... a redeemer. Like Tyle, he is a nostalgic tourist who selfishly desires his own redemption. A similar episode happens later when Pham meets Kim, a cua va (taxi dancer), in Hanoi. After a few dates, Kim, knowing well what she wants...