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positions (2009) 17 (2): 461–462.
Published: 01 May 2009
... 2009 Call for Papers Masculinity and Its Alibis Special-issue editors: Rosalind C. Morris, Joseph Massad Art curator: Radhika Subramaniam We seek essays, artwork, documents, and ephemera for a special issue of positions on the topic...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 39–77.
Published: 01 February 2008
... women as alibi, is instructive here (the U.S. war in Afghanistan and its generation of refugees and internally displaced persons being an obvious recent example). But cases of instrumentaliza- tion abound in many contexts: for example...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 947–952.
Published: 01 November 2012
... as so-­called Asian values give them, post- ­or ex-­colonials, a life- line and a new neo-­Confucianian alibi that bars any dream of a democratic social order. “Almost the same, but not white” drives the desiring subject to Orientalize himself...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 507–513.
Published: 01 August 1998
... readings of canonical texts to show how writing on illness and representa- tions of medical treatment work as alibis for other, more profound disrup- tions and dominations. Scholars have also turned to new bodies of litera- ture, finding...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 37–65.
Published: 01 February 2012
.... On the other hand, this development is the instru- ment by which they are evicted from their historical forms of being, and insofar as development is the alibi of capitalism, producing what Deleuze and Guattari describe as the smooth surface enabling...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 643–666.
Published: 01 August 2004
..., the future of humanity, and so forth, will give rise only to formal, right-thinking, and hypocritical alibis as long as the ‘foreign debt’ has not been treated head- on.”24 Singapore Senior Minister Lee Kuan Yew has rather different opin- ions about...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 599–610.
Published: 01 August 2004
... artist Bahc Yiso described as “the violence of interpretations.”16 Similarly, Lee Weng Choy wonders whether the reflexivity of the critic is perhaps nothing more than an alibi for late capitalism’s appropriations, which rephrased may be tantamount...
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positions (1994) 2 (1): 44–56.
Published: 01 February 1994
... in and beyond The Importance of Being Earnest, beginning with the familiar strategy of the double life, well outfitted here with false names and alibis. A tactic defined in the late nineteenth century by the difference between Dr. Jekyll...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 9–30.
Published: 01 February 2005
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 211–239.
Published: 01 February 2012
... not on the terrain of nationalism or national community but on a terrain overdetermined by race and the relationship between states. Nationality (i.e., the Chinese, the Japanese, and the Indian) . . . is activated as a state assignation that is an alibi...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 429–460.
Published: 01 May 2014
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 67–98.
Published: 01 February 2006
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 331–367.
Published: 01 May 2001
.... De Leon refuses this alibi of concern. Because the fall of dictatorship did not bring about a substantial diminution of oppression, a new progressive aesthetic different from social realism is mandated if not available. Implicit Beller Third Cinema in a Global...
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positions (1993) 1 (2): 414–449.
Published: 01 May 1993
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 527–563.
Published: 01 August 2017
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 801–851.
Published: 01 November 2013
... is a “forced amnesia.”41 In other words, amnesty requires amnesia, which Ricoeur sees as rather negative, “an illness — or worse still, an alibi.”42 In pursuit of amnesty, the KMT government literally wipes out the existence positions 21:4  Fall 2013...