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positions (2012) 20 (3): 831–850.
Published: 01 August 2012
... and the negotiations of resettlement, and problematizes the notion of “return” that is central to the exilic desire. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Exiled Memory: History, Identity, and Remembering in Southeast Asia and Southeast Asian Diaspora Khatharya Um On April...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 267–285.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Boreth Ly This essay considers the significant role that Engaged Buddhism plays in contemporary art of Southeast Asia. It argues that this modern Buddhist intellectual movement, which came about in the 1960s in Southeast Asia as a response to political crisis in the world, merits visibility...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 97–127.
Published: 01 February 2016
... volunteerism involving wildlife in Southeast Asia disrupts ideas of menial labor while at the same time reiterates Southeast Asian social inequalities. These different issues converge in a material substance: animal excrement. This article engages...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 229–258.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Rosalind C. Morris Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Giving Up Ghosts: Notes on Trauma and the Possibility of the Political from Southeast Asia Rosalind C. Morris Ghostly Occurrences In Bao Ninh’s 1991 novel The Sorrow of War, ghosts of the Vietnam War...
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Published: 01 November 2023
Figure 1 Mitchell Map of India, Tibet, China, and Southeast Asia, 1864. More
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 February 2021
... attached to them, formed in the milieu of overlapping and competing European, US, and Southeast Asian empires and diasporas. By investigating the forms and politics of storytelling in the island South and Southeast Asia, along with parallel and intersecting formations in the Caribbean and diasporic Asian...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 95–132.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Jordan Sand This essay examines graphic, textual, and material evidence concerning the use of chairs by European colonists in South and Southeast Asia and by Japanese colonists in Taiwan. It focuses particularly on informal furniture made from lightweight tropical fibers such as rattan...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 669–692.
Published: 01 August 2016
...EuyRyung Jun In this article, the author discusses how South Korean migrant advocacy that has emerged since the mid-1990s relied on mobilizing the moral responsibility of local civil society and the state on the dehumanizing conditions of foreign workers—most of whom are from China, Southeast Asia...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 983–1007.
Published: 01 November 2012
... filled with decontextualized buildings designed by famous foreign architects. While this uniformly high-rise environment and urban development is common among the high-economic-growth East and Southeast Asia countries since the 1980s, one difference in Singapore's urbanism is a utopian belief that once...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 801–851.
Published: 01 November 2013
... recruited into the Japanese forces during the war, serving in Taiwan, mainland China, the Pacific islands, and across Southeast Asia. After the war, however, the experiences of the Taiwanese and Chinese fighting each other were largely repressed and ignored in official and scholarly accounts of the war...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 277–300.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Harriot Beazley; Jessica Ball Abstract This article contributes to debates about the temporal and affective implications of migration in Southeast Asia by presenting child-focused research concerned with children in rural Lombok, Indonesia, who have been “left behind” by their transnational...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 669–692.
Published: 01 November 2017
... are at the heart of a real estate boom fueled by investment from East and Southeast Asia beginning in the late 1990s and continuing through to the present (figs. 1 and 2). Together reform, mar- ket transition, and foreign investment have radically...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 671–684.
Published: 01 August 2012
... devastating technologies of destruction simultaneous with new disciplines of knowl- edge and information retrieval.2 In this regard, Southeast Asia names a geo- graphic region rst conceived as a geopolitical concern by the post – Second...
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positions (2000) 8 (1): 9–76.
Published: 01 February 2000
... travel to Southeast Asia has provoked many responses; most of the news reports, however, focus on political-economic and trade issues. Taking into consideration Taiwan’s cultural and histori- cal connections with Southeast Asian countries, we...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 806–813.
Published: 01 August 1995
..., are in the process of defining an alternative modernity in the region.3 Furthermore, I would add that the center of grav- ity in this counterhegemonic move is Southeast Asia/South China, or the periphery of what is usually taken to be the Asia...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 911–942.
Published: 01 August 2012
... to Southeast Asia is the “The Viet Nam War.” Although US stories of this war are far from uni ed, there is consensus that it was a US tragedy featuring US heroes and antiheroes, a blockbuster in which Southeast Asians play the support...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 209–239.
Published: 01 February 2019
.... , 193 – 247 . Athens : Ohio University Center for International Studies, Southeast Asia Program . Bauman Zygmunt . 1998 . Globalization: The Human Consequences . New York : Columbia University Press . Braudel Fernand . 1995 . A History of Civilizations . London : Penguin...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 225–227.
Published: 01 February 2021
... of London. His current research examines contemporary Islamic political thought in Southeast Asia. He is now working on a manuscript titled Log- ics of Comparison: The Conceptualization of Islamic Liberalism and Comparative Political Thought, which examines debates over Islamic liberalism in Malaysia...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 409–410.
Published: 01 May 2022
... continents, focusing primarily on Southeast Asia. Her recent studies have addressed outcomes of transnational labor migration for children and families in Indonesia as well as the experiences of forced migration among young people from Myanmar and the Middle East who are living in Thailand and Malaysia...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 191–208.
Published: 01 February 2024
.... In Laos, the existence of many kinds of spirits is unquestioned across the social board. This article seeks to contribute to recent discussions on animism in Southeast Asia (Arhem and Sprenger 2016 ; Endres and Lauser 2012 ; Mueggler 2001 ; Sprenger and Grossmann 2018 ; Taylor 2007 ) and, more...