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positions (2021) 29 (3): 523–549.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Allison Alexy Abstract In contemporary Japan, police and law enforcement are often reluctant to assist in family conflicts. In practice, law enforcement and the family law system offer little assistance for people struggling with family conflicts in particular, following the logic that “law does...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 529–558.
Published: 01 May 2012
... in which recently introduced assisted reproductive technologies and IVF births come to be enumerated by state authorities and by female infertility patients. Focusing on changes in infertility treatment, the article suggests that in the process of making sense of the rapid social, economic, and political...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 809–836.
Published: 01 November 2014
... it (the colonial chemist Ri Sŭnggi, scouted by North Korea in 1950). The Vinalon Factory near Hamhŭng City—a factory originally built by a Japanese chemical company and a city rebuilt with the assistance of East Germany—also became a national emblem of its own, as a factory that arose solely from the toil...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 303–332.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Daisy Deomampo This article explores the phenomenon of transnational reproduction, in which prospective parents travel across national boundaries in order to access assisted reproductive technologies. In particular, the author examines transnational egg donation as an “intimate industry,” focusing...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 99–114.
Published: 01 February 2019
... are involved, a vital institution for the exercise of power, and as a rich and complex theoretical problem. I will attempt to explicate this set of issues with the assistance of certain works of three great contemporary philosophers, all recently deceased—Jean-François Lyotard’s The Differend (1983), Edward...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 503–504.
Published: 01 May 2002
... 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Contributors Christopher Hill is assistant professor in the Department of East Asian Languages and Litera- tures at Yale University and is the author of National History and the World of Nations: Writing...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1215–1216.
Published: 01 November 2012
... 2012 Contributors Katsuhiko Endo is an assistant professor of Pacific and Asian studies at the University of Victoria. His PhD thesis is entitled “The Science of Capital: Uses and Abuses of Social and Human...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 843–844.
Published: 01 November 2017
... interests lie at the intersection of migration and architecture. Barbara Grossman-­Thompson is an assistant professor in the Department of International Studies at California State University, Long Beach. Her research focuses on gender...
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positions (2006) 14 (3): 775–776.
Published: 01 August 2006
... 2006 Contributors Julia C. Bullock, an assistant professor in the Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures at Emory University, is currently working on a project...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 669–670.
Published: 01 May 2012
... 2012 Contributors Erik Harms is an assistant professor of anthropology at Yale University. He has conducted extensive eldwork on urbanization, rural- urban transitions, and civilizing processes in and around Ho Chi...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 379–380.
Published: 01 May 2015
... 2015 Contributors Ignacio Adriasola is assistant professor in the Department of Art History, Visual Art, and Theory at the University of British Columbia. He received his PhD from Duke University in 2011. His book...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 333–335.
Published: 01 February 2016
...) and is the coeditor of Reconfiguring Families in Contemporary Vietnam (2009). Hae Yeon Choo is an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Toronto. Her research centers on gender, migration, and citizenship. Her work has been published...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 769–771.
Published: 01 August 2008
... 2008 Contributors Simon Avenell is an assistant professor in the Department of Japanese Studies at the National University of Singapore. He is currently completing a book manuscript tentatively titled “Making...
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positions (2003) 11 (1): 259–260.
Published: 01 February 2003
... 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Contributors Brent Hayes Edwards is an assistant professor of English at Rutgers University. His book The Practice of Diaspora is forthcoming. Andrew F. Jones teaches Chinese...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 269–270.
Published: 01 February 1999
... Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Contributors Alan Cole is an assistant professor of Asian religions, Lewis and Clark College, and the author of Mothers and Sons in Chinese Buddhism (1998). Roger...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 541–542.
Published: 01 May 2014
... 2014 Contributors Dennitza Gabrakova is assistant professor in Japanese studies at the City University of Hong Kong. She is the author of Weed Dreams: “Home” and “Hope” in Modern Japan (2012, in Japanese...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 615–616.
Published: 01 May 2011
... 2011 Contributors Jonathan Beller is professor of humanities and media studies at Pratt Institute. He is the author of Acquiring Eyes (2006) and The Cinematic Mode of Production (2006). Francisco Benitez is assistant...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 293–294.
Published: 01 February 2014
... Hubbert is assistant professor of anthropology and director of East Asian studies at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR. Her related articles on the Beijing Olympics include “Of Menace and Mimicry: The 2008 Beijing Olympics” in Modern China (2013...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 555–556.
Published: 01 May 2010
... 2010 Contributors Chen Yu-Rong is an activist in Taiwan. She is a member of the Gender/Sexuality Rights Association, Taiwan. Cui Zi’en is a director, film critic, and screenwriter, as well as an assistant...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 935–936.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Asian Art. Joanne Leow is an assistant professor of transnational and decolonizing literatures in the Department of English at the University of Saskatchewan. Her most recent work has been published in Journal of Asian American Studies, Verge: Studies in Global Asias, and University of Toronto Quarterly...