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positions (2018) 26 (3): 516–546.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Mun Young Cho How do recent transnational encounters in East Asia help us explore the condition of poverty amidst increasingly unpredictable global and national political economy? Against a backdrop of East Asian “postmiracle” times, this article sheds light on the precarity of South Korean...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 325–355.
Published: 01 May 1997
... dis- course provides a space to reinscribe “unknowable” histories that have been narrated by the South Korean state. The second section discusses the for- mation of Korean American and Asian American nationalism in relation...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 357–389.
Published: 01 May 1997
... process of capitalist development.35 Until 1952, Asian immigrants, defined as “aliens” and ineligible to become U.S. citizens, were denied naturalization rights It was this very lack of citizenship that made South Korean immigrants...
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positions (2006) 14 (3): 717–747.
Published: 01 August 2006
... themselves and build their self-confidence,”18 it is also an instructive example of the pedagogical means through which second-generation South Asians are instructed into appropriate modes of production as units of skilled labor for the U.S. state...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 173–182.
Published: 01 February 2012
... and/or concerned about detrimental effects of the speculative cir- culation of capital on the working- class poor and the global south (some Asian societies no longer being a part of that group). It is timely, and not because there was no attempt...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 799–827.
Published: 01 August 1999
... with the diaspora cultures of the United Kingdom and the United States.4’ These two diasporas have influenced cultural productions such as music and fashion more than other South Asian diaspora cultures from East Asia Grewal I Indian Transnationality and New Consumer...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): v–xiv.
Published: 01 May 1997
... of Asian American settlement and cultural expression were promulgated against the Chinese in 1882, South Asians in 1917, Japanese and Koreans in 1924, and Philippine immigrants in 1934. Because historically economic forces and exigencies...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 911–942.
Published: 01 August 2012
.... What these shifts demonstrate is that the displacements of people and the production of dias- poras entail not only tragedy but also irony and even comedy. While South- east Asian Americans may nd melancholia and restorative nostalgia...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 193–215.
Published: 01 February 2011
..., within Anglophone postcolonial literary studies, and South Korean lit- erature, within East Asian studies. This is part of a larger interdisciplinary project in which I seek to understand the logic of modernity in certain late ­twentieth-­century...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 467–489.
Published: 01 May 1997
... 473 .. and moments in popular culture that in their “originary” locations simply reiterate conventional nationalist and gender ideologies may, in a South Asian diasporic...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 277–306.
Published: 01 May 1999
..., and the world system defaults to an overweening globalism by overlooking the countervailing influences of local processes on global ones. See Hagen Koo, “The Interplay of State, Social Class, and World System in East Asian Development: The Cases of South Korea...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 343–368.
Published: 01 May 2016
... sup- port definitive conclusions, they do illustrate several forms of convergence between organized crime, piracy, and terrorism” (95). A couple of pages ear- lier, with reference to the South Asian case study, the authors note: “Much...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 633–644.
Published: 01 November 2017
... 637 Inter-­Asian Circulations of Capital In the current global economic era, less developed economies in Southeast Asia look increasingly to new sources of economic investment in China, South Korea, Singapore, and Malaysia, giving...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 806–813.
Published: 01 August 1995
... Southeast Asian assertions that they differ culturally from the United States is an index of this struggle to redefine the Asia Pacific. In South China, there are burgeoning networks that focus on overseas Chinese, who are considered...
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positions (1996) 4 (1): 90–126.
Published: 01 February 1996
... in the region to provide the overall framework for the so-called East Asian Miracle. Initially centered on Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan (but also encompassing Singapore and Hong Kong), by the 1980s the East Asian “Miracle” was seen to have...
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 225–249.
Published: 01 May 2007
... crusades to West Asia in the twelfth century, and then the fifteenth-century European excursions in search of South and East Asia were themselves already gener- ated by the attractions of Asian wealth. How then to account for the post...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 541–554.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Jamie Morgan 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Words of Warning: Global Networks, Asian Local Resistance, and the Planetary Vulgate of Neoliberalism Jamie Morgan Globalization is the first and last word in the vocabulary of media pundits, cultural...
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positions (2003) 11 (1): 241–257.
Published: 01 February 2003
... exchanges? What has been preserved of the 1960s rhetoric of south-south cooperation? What has been added? What kinds of projects are funded? What kinds of expertise are offered? Through a series of examples of current Asian-African exchanges, I intend...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 671–684.
Published: 01 August 2012
... portfolio a sense of the wayward erot- ics of Asian diasporic cultural production, featuring campy images of faux pan- Asian boy bands. While the pop cultural phenomenon of the boy band is understood variously as uniquely American, broadly global...
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 211–224.
Published: 01 May 2007
... of the global South. Placed in this context, the United States’ and European Union’s attempt to subjugate Iran is not just to contain Asian sovereignty and China, but also to contain the growing political and economic formation of a global...