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positions: asia critique (1 August 2002) 10 (3): 695–727.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Andrew F. Jones 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 The Child As History in Republican China: A Discourse on Development Andrew F. Jones Development is a hard imperative. —Deng Xiaoping Something of the semicolonial predicament faced by scholars...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2012) 20 (2): 497–526.
Published: 01 May 2012
... transnational movement of children reflect both broader neoliberal ideologies of family and selfhood and late socialist anxieties about class differentiation. Child welfare professionals, the media, and casual observers in Ho Chi Minh City explain rising adoption rates as due to the desperation, ignorance, or...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2016) 24 (1): 303–332.
Published: 01 February 2016
... analyzes the ways in which commissioning parents construct relations with the anonymous egg donor—the genetic parent of the child—as well as with the child conceived through egg donation, in-vitro fertilization, and gestational surrogacy, focusing especially on how doctors and commissioning parents...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2010) 18 (2): 537–554.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Josephine Chuen-juei Ho Since the lifting of martial law in 1987, Taiwan has prided itself on steady progress toward liberal democracy with an ever-broadening understanding of human rights that now allegedly includes the rights of gays and lesbians. Yet at the same time, under the child-protection...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2011) 19 (2): 307–334.
Published: 01 May 2011
... tableaux that composes the film's narrative, a spatio-temporal “world” of stories, ideas, and subjects capable of giving rise to the idea of a collectivity whose existence is built upon nothing less than fighting against what the homeless child subjects of the film face daily: the punishing dialectics of...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2011) 19 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 February 2011
... concern over the “missing” girl child have been associated with the spread of antenatal technologies such as ultrasound testing during pregnancy and their surreptitious use for sex determination and the selective abortion of female fetuses, which is banned by Indian law. This essay attempts to set up...
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positions: asia critique (1 November 2012) 20 (4): 1095–1125.
Published: 01 November 2012
... jiaoyu gaige, which aims to cultivate well-rounded individuals with a spirit of innovation. The first story I will analyze concerns a teenager, an achieving student, who murdered his own mother. The second concerns a father, a factory worker, who transformed his disabled daughter into a genius child...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2014) 22 (2): 301–328.
Published: 01 May 2014
... frame of second-generation survivorship in order to better reveal the ways in which his narratives contribute to understandings of the Battle of Okinawa and its ongoing effects on survivors. It is Medoruma's experience as the child, grandchild, and relative of numerous survivors of the Battle of Okinawa...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2016) 24 (1): 129–154.
Published: 01 February 2016
... industry's presence in China has allowed government authorities to outsource intimate labor to highly resourced foreign groups that are motivated by their own child-saving agendas. This case study illustrates the ethical and material complexities that link commodified processes of global capitalism with the...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2000) 8 (2): 389–421.
Published: 01 May 2000
... parenting more generally in exploring how race and class must always be constructed for the child,even when they go unmarked. In constructing a race identity for a child who may not be racially identified with the parent,this process is made much more...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2008) 16 (1): 221–227.
Published: 01 February 2008
.... 2007. Reproduced with permission from the artist. Binh Danh. Untitled: Parts of War. Chlorophyll print and resin. 2005. Reproduced with permission from the artist. Binh Danh. Mother and Child. Chlorophyll print and resin. 2005. Reproduced with permission from...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 1994) 2 (3): 467–499.
Published: 01 August 1994
... (jukenbenkyG), is distracted by sexual desire. His mother, who has assumed the normative role of a kyOiku mama (“education mother,” who monitors and encourages her child’s studies), notices the distraction and worries that it will obstruct...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2013) 21 (3): 579–605.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., between female literary subjects such as Mai and male literary authors. Born in 1896, Trần Khánh Dư, who later used the pen name Khái Hưng, was the eldest child born to a provincial governor in colonial Indochina. The...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2002) 10 (3): 505–509.
Published: 01 August 2002
.... The debate over the commodity and its place in the present is linked, of course, to questions of how to characterize the past. Andrew Jones’s essay “The Child As History in Republican China: A Discourse on Development” thinks through the...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 1997) 5 (1): 321–323.
Published: 01 February 1997
.... Norma Field is a professor of Japanese literature at the University of Chicago. One of her recent articles is “The Child As Laborer and Consumer,” in Sharon Stephens, ed., Children and the Politics of Culture ( I 995...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 1994) 2 (3): 538–541.
Published: 01 August 1994
... Maniacal carousel up and down The child hand waving Rifted in form of a human heart Crude fugue Caulk caped Va r ian t bathed Chiefer tinge...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2009) 17 (2): 289–314.
Published: 01 May 2009
... nationality to her child on the premise that nationality is determined wholly or partly by descent from the father, and strict restrictions pertain to a national father’s right to pass his nationality to his illegitimate child owing to the presumption...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 1999) 7 (1): 192–200.
Published: 01 February 1999
... encounter as the conclusion of Chicken Feathers but to deepen its meaning. When we wrote the screen- play, Xiao Lin takes his wife [played by Xu Fan] and child to the park. Xiao Lin is playing his harmonica as his wife and child are...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 1997) 5 (2): 439–465.
Published: 01 May 1997
...- gies of the international campaign, End Child Prostitution in Asian Tour- ism (ECPAT Spurred by my own location as an Asian American woman, I began to research ways in which the issue of the U.s.-Asia sex trade was being taken...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2016) 24 (1): 45–69.
Published: 01 February 2016
... Indonesia, she decided, with the support of a nongovernmental organization (NGO), to “adopt the baby” (i.e., give the baby for adoption). The child was adopted almost a year later by a well-­off expatriate couple in Hong Kong. Mia imagined the...