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positions: asia critique (1 May 2000) 8 (2): 389–421.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Ann Anagnost 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Scenes of Misrecognition: Maternal Citizenship in the Age of Transnational Adoption Ann Anagnost The Internet postings of some U.S. parents adopting infants from China make compelling reading. They...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2016) 24 (1): 45–69.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Nicole Constable This article explores, ethnographically and critically, migrant women's contributions to three intersecting sectors of “intimate industries” in Asia: domestic work, sex tourism, and adoption. These three sectors are normally understood as separate and distinct, and in the cases...
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positions: asia critique (1 November 2015) 23 (4): 807–835.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Jodi Kim Through an analysis of two recent films, Deann Borshay Liem's In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee (2010) and Jane Jin Kaisen's The Woman, the Orphan, and the Tiger (2010), this essay argues that Korean transnational adoption is constituted by militarized and gendered diasporas that mark the...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2016) 24 (1): 129–154.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Leslie Wang Since the Chinese government first began allowing international adoption in 1992, over 130,000 children have migrated to a wide range of countries in the global North. Although most scholarly attention has focused on healthy female adoptees, in recent years a growing number of special...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2009) 17 (2): 289–314.
Published: 01 May 2009
... preserved through transformation. Discrimination against women functions not according to the old-fashioned mandatory commands but rather by the creation of a regulatory or disciplinary regime that compels a woman to adopt a husband's nationality and children to adopt their father's nationality. The...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2012) 20 (2): 497–526.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Ann Marie Leshkowich Over the past several decades, transnational adoption of Vietnamese children has developed from a response to war into a routine option for foreigners trying to build families. This article explores how the logics that have emerged within Vietnam to make sense of the...
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positions: asia critique (1 November 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: asia critique (1 February 2009) 17 (1): 73–95.
Published: 01 February 2009
...John Namjun Kim This contribution examines how the Kyoto School philosopher Miki Kiyoshi sought to justify Japanese imperialism as a project in “cosmopolitan liberation” in his anonymously authored treatise The Principles of Thought for a New Japan . It traces how Miki adopted and critiqued...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2011) 19 (1): 31–54.
Published: 01 February 2011
... international feminism and adopt the notion of the “local” to define their place in the world. This essay highlights the “troubling” effects the import of “gender” has on feminist theory building in China and delineates the various and sometimes conflicting efforts Chinese feminists have made to restabilize...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2015) 23 (3): 487–513.
Published: 01 August 2015
... digital infrastructure that evolved around the trend, the essay offers three arguments. First, it claims that the digital economy has adopted a particular mode of accumulation—the social factory—that has expanded sources of value extraction by blurring the boundaries between paid/productive and unpaid...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2015) 23 (3): 515–543.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... I contend that selling remaining life time should not be ignored as ephemeral “fast-food” popular culture or assumed to be an escapist tactic of the youth. Instead, it is a creative experiment that young urban Chinese adopt to confront their present realities: precarious employment conditions...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2018) 26 (3): 450–482.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Diane Wei Lewis In the early 1920s, Japanese filmmakers increasingly adopted American-style production practices and strategies of representation. Resisting this trend, the Nikkatsu film company’s Mukōjima studio advocated multiple approaches to filmmaking, challenging the rhetoric of “purity” that...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2013) 21 (1): 95–132.
Published: 01 February 2013
... significance of chair sitting and the ways that chairs were used in these different contexts reveal contrasting colonial sensibilities — that is, bodily awarenesses and experiences of the colonial milieu and colonial social relationships. Many Europeans in Asia adopted furniture suited to a posture of...
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positions: asia critique (1 November 2013) 21 (4): 921–945.
Published: 01 November 2013
... exposition of the Guomindang's ideological import serves as a critique of recent scholarship that tends to subsume the Guomindang and its peculiar approach to capitalism under a blanket denunciation of modern political movements. Adopting a poststructuralist suspicion of post-Enlightenment rationality, some...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2014) 22 (3): 551–572.
Published: 01 August 2014
... adopted its Reform and Opening policy in 1978. Second, the temporary tent set up annually for worship was replaced by a building, dubbed both “museum” and “temple” by way of creative use of a “double-naming method.” And third, the temple fair was formally identified as a piece of intangible cultural...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2016) 24 (1): 253–279.
Published: 01 February 2016
... care deficit, Taiwan and Japan have nevertheless adopted divergent approaches to recruiting and training migrant care workers (“deferential surrogates” vs. “professional others”). This comparison demonstrates national diversity in the intersecting formation of care regime and migration regime. It also...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2007) 15 (2): 449–450.
Published: 01 May 2007
... PhD in Korean studies in the Depart­ ment of Oriental Languages, Stockholm University, Sweden. His recent book, Comforting an Orphaned Nation: Representations of International Adoption and Adopted Koreans in Korean Popular...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 1996) 4 (3): 569–594.
Published: 01 August 1996
... consequences of the unequal division of property when a branch household was formed-economic dependence, inferior status, political weakness-he specified how much was given, but not who-servant or natural or adopted son or daughter...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 1997) 5 (1): 275–278.
Published: 01 February 1997
... incarcerated on the island for six years. Memory of the Sea Tomiyama Taeko Oil on canvas. During the search for souls of the lost comfoi women, the shaman encounters a sunken navy ship in the South Pacific. The setting adopts the Balinese Garungan ritual food offering to...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 1997) 5 (1): 279–281.
Published: 01 February 1997
... incarcerated on the island for six years. Memory of the Sea Tomiyama Taeko Oil on canvas. During the search for souls of the lost comfoi women, the shaman encounters a sunken navy ship in the South Pacific. The setting adopts the Balinese Garungan ritual food offering to...