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positions (1993) 1 (3): 745–778.
Published: 01 August 1993
... , Stuart . 1990 . “Cultural Identity and Diaspora.” In J. Rutherford, ed., Identity: Community, Cultural, Difference . London: Lawrence and Wishart. Hall , S. , and D. Held. 1990 . “Citizens and Citizenship.” In S. Hall and M. Jacques, eds., New Times , London: Verso. Hamilton , Gary...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 685–712.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Ma Vang This essay examines the Hmong Veterans' Naturalization Act of 1997 to critically engage with the context of the “secret war” in Laos (1961–75) and the “refugee question.” In doing so, it explores the ways in which the state deploys the concept of citizenship: first, as a validation...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 203–236.
Published: 01 February 2014
... this eminently visible. This article explores the links between the Olympics and global citizenship through examining how the 2008 Beijing games became an international platform for critiques of China's political and economic relationships with Sudan, in light of the continued civil war ravaging the Darfur...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 707–730.
Published: 01 August 1998
...Warwick Anderson Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 leprosy and Citizenship Warwick Anderson Gradually, an administrative and political space was articulated upon a therapeutic space; it tended to individualize bodies, diseases...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 389–421.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Ann Anagnost 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Scenes of Misrecognition: Maternal Citizenship in the Age of Transnational Adoption Ann Anagnost The Internet postings of some U.S. parents adopting infants from China make compelling reading...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 795–820.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Barbara Grossman-Thompson; Dannah Dennis In 2006, the Nepali government made it feasible for women to pass citizenship onto their children. In 2015, a new constitution overrode these gains and again made it impossible to grant citizenship through the maternal line alone. Nepal's current gender...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 501–533.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Filomeno V. Aguilar, Jr. 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Citizenship, Inheritance, and the Indigenizing of “Orang Chinese” in Indonesia Filomeno V. Aguilar Jr. The national motto of Indonesia is Bhinneka Tunggal Ika, roughly translat- able...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 301–321.
Published: 01 May 2022
... focuses on these marginalized mixed children and explores the diversity of their backgrounds and experiences after returning home. It establishes how various barriers faced by mothers have discouraged them from securing their children's citizenship, resulting in the “unrecognized” status of the latter...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 393–420.
Published: 01 May 2011
... a State-Christian normativity on which the “normalcy” of Philippine citizenship is based. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Managing the “Moro Problem”: Fractured Nation/Narration in Bagong Buwan Gladys Nubla When Bagong buwan (New Moon), Marilou Diaz-­Abaya’s...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 551–579.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., national fantasy, and infantilized citizenship as ideological tropes that resolve the film's representation of prescribed feminine virtue, anxiety, melancholy, and maternal sacrifice. These discourses are constitutive of an invaginated visual economy that derives its conditions of possibility from...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 211–239.
Published: 01 February 2012
... a layered inscription of citizenship, loyalty, and labor via “the personal” formed the basic structure of meaning mobilized in identification documents. It traces the specific ways in which this emerged around practices and policies developed to monitor and control Chinese migration within the Burma-China...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 737–762.
Published: 01 August 2012
... into question the practices of imperial statecraft and categories of possible democratic citizenship in pursuit of a new political imaginary. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Deporting Cambodian Refugees: Youth Activism, State Reform, and Imperial Statecraft Soo Ah Kwon...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 773–798.
Published: 01 November 2019
... by national discourses on modernization, peasants deidentify themselves by abandoning their officially recognized rural identity only to see that they are disidentified by the authority that rejects their urban citizenship. The double dispossession leaves them no way to identify themselves. To deradicalize...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 321–346.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... These shanghai(ed) experiences added up to a bizarre and paradoxical mixture of romanticized business ventures, pursuits of better personal lives, ambiguous citizenships, and conflicting nation-building projects, all imbued with a somewhat nostalgic projection of, along with deep anxieties about, Taiwan's future...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 523–535.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., to new, “postsocialist” forms of state governance and social control, and to contemporary processes of citizenship. This essay first provides some background discussion of the historical development and contemporary significance of suzhi discourse in China and briefly reviews existing literature relating...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 537–566.
Published: 01 August 2009
...: the notion of suzhi (quality). By examining the position of suzhi in a broader discourse concerning the population and its attributes (which also intersects with key notions of nation, class, ethnicity, gender, and citizenship) I shed light on the fortunes of what I refer to as “technoscientific reasoning...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 425–458.
Published: 01 May 2010
... and about cultural citizenship, or belonging. The essay further analyzes a recent experimental film by Cui Zi'en about money boys that challenges homonormativity in China. Duke University Press 2010 Essays: Part II The Traffic in Money Boys Lisa Rofel Why do so many gay men...
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positions (2007) 15 (1): 35–63.
Published: 01 February 2007
..., are able to appropriate and expand the circulatory matrix of narrative, subjectivity, and citizenship. New media have become the venues and means for post- Mao citizens to re-form subjectivities and exercise citizenship, which in turn...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 289–314.
Published: 01 May 2009
... boundaries and how the law inserts itself into people’s imagined sense of selfhood and otherness.3 The term nationality, which is often used interchangeably with the term citizenship, has meaning that can be explained in various ways.4 The term...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 245–275.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of stateless children for the nation-state system's organizational principles more broadly. amanda.cheong@ubc.ca Copyright 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 immigration detention deportation undocumented citizenship Malaysia An estimated 281 million people (3.6 percent of the global...