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positions (1998) 6 (2): 439–473.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Donald M. Nonini Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 “Chinese Society,” Coffee-Shop Talk, Possessing Gods: The Politics of Public Space among Diasporic Chinese in Malaysia Donald M. Nonini Public Spaces, Bodies, Powers Recent discussions of...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 841–868.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Shaoling Ma The mergers and separations that shaped the decolonizing third world also made media history. Singapore’s separation from Malaysia on August 9, 1965, after two tumultuous years of union was no exception. Radio and television, which broadcasted the seminal moments, embodied the mergers...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 389–421.
Published: 01 August 2018
... soundscapes in the feature films Rabun (2003), Sepet (2005), and Gubra (2006), as well as her work in commercial advertising. By creating moments and objects that “resonate,” Ahmad fashions a cinematic subjectivity that is informed by Malaysia’s position as a newly independent nation and full participant in...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 47–65.
Published: 01 February 2021
... of a communist past in Malaysia, both of its politics and suppression, inflects the present. The films provide an opening to recognize how the absence of communism today is the effect of the ideological clearing of all leftism that became the hallmark of the end of the British Empire in Malaysia...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 97–127.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Juno Salazar Parreñas Southeast Asian wildlife rehabilitation centers, such as an orangutan rehabilitation center in Malaysia and an elephant sanctuary in Thailand, facilitate commodified forms of intimacy between endemic animals, their caretakers who also hail from the region, and transnational...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 163–182.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Zawawi Ibrahim; Lin Hongxuan The Penan of Sarawak, East Malaysia, on the island of Borneo, are an indigenous community who have adapted to survive under the strictures and expectations of the Malaysian nation-state while proudly holding on to their traditions and identities. One such tradition is...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1041–1066.
Published: 01 November 2012
... postcolonial discomfort affected the trajectory of elite hegemony in decolonizing and postcolonial Singapore. The elite initially adopted a hybrid Malayan identity, which emulated the transformative multiracialism of their leftist comrades-turned-opponents. After undesired separation from Malaysia, the...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 225–227.
Published: 01 February 2021
... examines debates over Islamic liberalism in Malaysia and Indonesia. More positions 29:1 doi 10.1215/10679847-8722884 Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press positions 29:1 February 2021 226 generally, his scholarship investigates Thai politics and the ongoing conflict in southern Thailand as well as the...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 822–823.
Published: 01 August 1995
... Japanese Literature at the University of Chicago. Her interests include translation and children’s literature. Aihwa Ong is the author of Spirits of Resistance and Capitalist Discipline: Factory Women in Malaysia...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1215–1216.
Published: 01 November 2012
...). Daniel P. S. Goh is assistant professor of sociology at the National University of Singapore. He is the lead coeditor of Race and Multiculturalism in Malaysia and Singapore (2009) and has published on the comparative-­historical sociology of colonialism...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 715–744.
Published: 01 August 1993
... position of postcolonial Singapore when it was part of the Federation of Malaysia (1963-1965) and later when it was ejected from the Federation (1965).Singapore, like West Malaysia, is composed primarily of peoples of various Indian (mainly...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 615–616.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., was a lecturer in Monash University in Malaysia. His works have been pub- lished in Kakiseni.com, Criticine, and Off the Edge. Jema M. Pamintuan is an assistant professor at the Ateneo de Manila University and holds a...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 463–464.
Published: 01 May 2009
... fieldwork on religions positions 17:2  Fall 2009 464 in Taiwan and among the Chinese in Malaysia and the United States, and on transnational marriage in Vietnam. Her most recent...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 291–293.
Published: 01 February 2005
... Jun’ichirô on Cinema and Oriental Aesthetics (2005). Sumit K. Mandal, a research fellow at the Institute of Malaysian and International Studies (IKMAS), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, is working on a manuscript on Arabs and Islam in...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 259–261.
Published: 01 February 2008
... in a fishing town in southern Vietnam in 1977, two years after the close of the war. In 1979, he and his family escaped the country on a boat and were placed in a refugee camp in Malaysia. Eventually, the Danh family immigrated to the United States...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 203–224.
Published: 01 February 2021
... literary culture, which took several forms. Members of the Regiment copied classical Malay works that were known from other Malay- speaking regions, including present- day Malaysia and Indonesia. Among many others these included the Hikayat Seri Rama (the Malay Ramayana), Hikayat Ahmad Muhammad, Hikayat...
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positions (2019) 27 (2): 297–332.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Ecumenism among Tamil Hindus in Malaysia .” Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power 9 , no. 2 : 247 – 80 . ...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 219–242.
Published: 01 February 2006
.... Is it better to be in a father-son relationship, or is it better to be with a total stranger? Because we are all very lonely. SW: You were born in Malaysia and studied and work in Taiwan; to you where is home? I know many people have asked...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 February 2021
... Benjamin, becomes recognizable in a flash. With this concept, Benjamin makes the present pregnant with possibilities for movement, insight, and even agency. The site of Bonura s article is Malaysia and Muslim Malay communities in southern Thailand. Bonura uses the films of noted filmmaker Amir Muhammad to...
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positions (1998) 6 (1): 67–112.
Published: 01 February 1998
... [Report of the East Asia Research Institute], is also of interest to us here, precisely because he knew Yamada’s theories better than anyone else. Running throughout his essay “Marai no kome” [Rice in Malaysia] is a concern with...