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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 (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 (2021) 29 (3): 453–468.
Published: 01 August 2021
...: for instance, military regulations, child welfare policies, and laws regulating assisted reproductive technology use. 2 The special issue treats legal and bureaucratic institutions as regulatory processes that adapt flexibly to different contexts while retaining a coherence that enables them to forge...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 129–154.
Published: 01 February 2016
..., responsibility for parentless children has been pushed onto local-­level governments. The dearth of child welfare resources has led local authorities to engage in a growing number of collaborations with foreign humanitarian organizations as a way...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 657–658.
Published: 01 August 2021
... is completing a book titled Fragile Kinships: Child Welfare and Well-Being in Japan. Seung-kyung Kim is Korea Foundation Professor in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures and director of the Institute for Korean Studies at Indiana University–Bloomington. Her scholarship addresses...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 439–465.
Published: 01 May 1997
.... Although ECPATpurports (and, no doubt, believes itself to be) a diverse cam- paign made up of international and national religious organizations, child welfare agencies, civic groups, and concerned individuals, it is in fact domi- nated...
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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 (2021) 29 (3): 523–549.
Published: 01 August 2021
... agreements and court orders, approximately 80 percent of custody is granted to mothers (Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare 2015 ). Although some families design ways to keep a noncustodial parent in touch with their child, these informal arrangements are not supported through legal means and cannot...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 607–632.
Published: 01 August 2021
... explained how she was fearful of the corruptive influence homosexuality could have on her son during his military service and how this would devastate her family. Her fear, echoed by many that day, was about the future of her child and her family. At the center of this panic is the mechanism...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 637–658.
Published: 01 August 2013
... between parent and child is no longer simple or self-­evident, when the parent has failed to guarantee the welfare of the child. When the Chen ❘ Sovereignty, Coinage, and Kinship 653 sovereign buys back the children, he recodes...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 379–401.
Published: 01 May 2012
... suggest that “family stability and qual- ity have become increasingly linked to having suf cient resources to ensure proper education and health” of children. These logics have gained currency through the proliferation of child and family welfare...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 737–762.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Boran is a Cambodian refugee who as a very young child came to the United States with his family in the s, having ed the brutal Khmer Rouge. After serving a sentence for a crime he committed as a young man, he was not released but instead...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 807–835.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., operates “as a kind of legal laundering of a child.”9 Borshay Liem’s film provides a meditation on this fungibility: positions 23:4  November 2015 812 It scared me to think how easy it was to replace one girl...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 707–721.
Published: 01 August 2011
... it engenders through an earth- bound authority. Heaven imparts its mandate to a family or an individual, sworn to protect the welfare of the masses and rule over them with justice and fairness. When a ruler or dynasty fails in this task...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 581–606.
Published: 01 August 2021
... of “illegitimacy” for their children, reregistering the marriage each time a child was due and divorcing once the child's name had been successfully entered in the marital koseki. This procedure allows a couple to maintain separate surnames as much as possible. 1 To date, there is no way for a couple to stay...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 389–421.
Published: 01 May 2000
... when she was led to a crib with three in- fants and was asked to choose.23 Much discussion takes place about how one can sponsor a child for fosterage in China or what one can send to the welfare home,such as boxes of used infant clothing...
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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 (2016) 24 (1): 45–69.
Published: 01 February 2016
... 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 child would live in a fancy home, have...
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positions (1997) 5 (3): 834–862.
Published: 01 August 1997
... that was strictly organized by height, I was invariably seated at the very back of the room. In my childish imaginings I thought they were gaping in awe at the sight of a child whose nation had built the astounding weapon...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 399–407.
Published: 01 May 2010
... always been invisible. There is no mention of homosexuality in the law, nor is there any social welfare policy related to homosexuals. In the past, the obstacles gay men and lesbians faced were pri- marily prejudice, hostility, and violence...