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positions (2021) 29 (3): 469–493.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Kathryn E. Goldfarb Abstract This article explores the legal norms and regulatory mechanisms in Japan that structure child welfare placement decisions, focusing specifically on the legal category of “parental rights.” It is suggested that the ways child welfare officers and caregivers understand...
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positions (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 (2012) 20 (2): 497–526.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of the 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...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 303–332.
Published: 01 February 2016
... 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 understand...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1095–1125.
Published: 01 November 2012
... 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. While...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 301–328.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the 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 (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...
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positions (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 (2011) 19 (2): 307–334.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and 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...
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positions (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 (2000) 8 (2): 389–421.
Published: 01 May 2000
... 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 explicit. The object...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 551–579.
Published: 01 August 2021
... of blood and marriage. Our analysis of family rights focuses on parent-child bonds and the legal interactions between parent-child ties and the co-parent relationship. We specifically address the anticipatory strategies parents adopt to create and protect these relationships and how those strategies both...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 581–606.
Published: 01 August 2021
... status of their parents has been nearly as central to koseki activism as the separate surname movement, and that is because these two are so inextricably linked in the koseki . Without legal marriage, a child cannot be registered as legitimate, despite numerous legal changes gained through lawsuits...
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positions (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 (2021) 29 (3): 453–468.
Published: 01 August 2021
... individuals creatively strategize as they engage with formal legal infrastructures to construct desired family forms and kinship relationships. Goldfarb shows how the relationships that different caregivers cultivate with a child invoke different temporalities: the temporary quality of institutional...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 523–549.
Published: 01 August 2021
... and the latter including immediate, shorter-term devices. Operating in tandem with the legal system, parental strategies and tactics are structured directly in response to what the formal legal system supports and allows. Ranging from fathers picketing in front of their child's school, to mothers relying on ex...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 495–521.
Published: 01 August 2021
... adoption is aptly captured in a November 19, 1965, Tonga ilbo article titled “Pathetic Only Daughter” ( ddakhan munam dong'nyŏ 딱한 무남 독녀). The article relays the story of a mother of three who sent an appeal letter to the family court in Seoul about her predicament as an only child. Since her natal...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 289–314.
Published: 01 May 2009
... a mother’s inability to transmit her 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...
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positions (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 (2013) 21 (3): 579–605.
Published: 01 August 2013
... 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 author first earned a degree in sinology and then, while in his twen...