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positions (2011) 19 (2): 335–345.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Patrick D. Flores The article explores the ways in which the discourse and affect of miracle is performed in Philippine cinema, with the view of understanding how it exploits and inevitably corrupts mysticism and spiritual belief. Central to this project is the woman miracle worker, the visionary...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 595–625.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Ken MacLean This essay examines the ongoing “fight against corruption” in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. The PMU-18 scandal (ca. 2005–2007), the country's largest to date, is featured as a way to explore how different initiatives to audit the financial-moral practices of officials at all levels...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 253–277.
Published: 01 February 2010
.... Yet the “private” practices and perceptions of Internet that defined Nanhai's informational landscape persisted in a fractured manner at the same time, leading to major corruption scandals and the implosion of the grandiose technology campaign. To understand such a paradoxical process, this article...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 669–692.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and local developers flexibility to pursue new circuits of East and Southeast Asian foreign investment. These regulatory flexibilities are often framed and read as corruption under what I argue is another mode of urban development, transparency. Transparency is championed by international development...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 525–549.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of gambling are used as variables in formulating arguments that under the volatile conditions of an unsound economy and a muddled, corrupt political environment, it is the body of the Filipino female worker that safeguards national collective survival. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Risk...
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positions (1996) 4 (2): 253–289.
Published: 01 May 1996
... is not understood only in terms of the power to condemn the spirits by naming them mixin. Power is linked to particular forms of wealth. Corruption and abuse of power to gain Dorfman I The Spirits of Reform 259...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 607–632.
Published: 01 August 2021
... this temporality into focus by showing how the crisis of the family in South Korea is a crisis of the future: the next generation. Regulating sodomy now will prevent HIV and homosexual transmission, the corruption of young boys/conscripts and their blood, the corruption of the family and kinship, and ultimately...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 789–812.
Published: 01 November 2016
...” can also be read ethnographically in light of a new disillusionment: present nostalgia for Mao can be interpreted as a popular response to the excesses of government corruption and the unequal distribution of wealth in con- temporary China...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 347–364.
Published: 01 May 2011
... set the tone by excavating the Philippine metropolis’s gritty underbelly of sex entertainers, angst-­ridden urban blue-­collar workers, and corrupt law enforc- ers. Understood as metanarratives of the system of sexual exploitation allowed...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 7–69.
Published: 01 February 2004
... dichotomy also brought with it the perfect opportunity for corruption and official malfea- sance (that is, corrupt and underground activities carried out by state cadres and official organs who could use the dual-price structure to their advan...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 573–592.
Published: 01 May 1999
... has been in power since 1959, there is an absence of the financial corruption that is endemic in the other countries in Asia. There is an extensive network of social welfare provisions, notably in the high standard of public housing...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 516–546.
Published: 01 August 2018
... Science, Social Policy, and the Poor in Twentieth-Century U.S. History . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Ong Aihwa Zhang Li , eds. 2008 . Privatizing China: Socialism from Afar . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press . Rocca Jean-Louis . 1992 . “ Corruption...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 377–400.
Published: 01 May 2004
... started by abusing his sister, Margot, now a muscular lesbian. Clarice breaks definitively from this corrupt world of Western law and order in the book’s seduction scene. In a sumptuous dinner prepared by Lecter, she samples...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 585–611.
Published: 01 August 2003
... with such optimism. However, after experiencingthe disorien- tation of twenty years of twists and turns under “reform,” sentiments all too familiar to Chinese in the past—conviction that common society is corrupt, positions 11:3 © 2003 by Duke University...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 821–842.
Published: 01 November 2017
... was an occasion not to commemorate the man but rather to mourn the current leadership crisis in Phuong ∣∣ Saint, Celebrity, and the Self(ie) 823 light of rampant corruption and human rights violations by members...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 379–401.
Published: 01 May 2012
... as these modalities of regulation are recon gured and reworked in local contexts. Ken MacLean’s article, for example, identi es corruption as a particu- larly apt site for articulating debates nationally and transnationally about “accountability...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 205–230.
Published: 01 February 2016
... 2000s because of reports of police corruption and harassment of bar owners and dancers, and of money flowing into bars from scams and illegal trade. The Ban and Moral Eviction of Bar Dancers Prior to the ban, dance bars were regulated...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 783–807.
Published: 01 November 2021
... a corruption case against her son, but despite her pleas, no one investigated. In fact, it appears that many Party units regularly ignored citizen complaints, questions, or requests. The Tong County Party Committee had put aside and eventually lost several written complaints and suggestions from the masses...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 37–65.
Published: 01 February 2012
... of whether we are speaking of protests against oligar- chy, military dictatorship, of cial corruption, xenophobic legislation, capital- ist excess, unrecompensed land expropriation, environmental degradation, the loss of welfare entitlements, usurious...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 661–689.
Published: 01 August 2014
... the engine of China’s economic success and have enabled rapid development for which it is famous.15 At the same time, institutional ambiguity has increased uncertainty, encouraged corruption, raised costs, and potentially reduced the incentive...