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positions (2018) 26 (2): 305–341.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... The author shows how this space, the collective RCA genba , was reconstructed in research laboratories, at Taipei District Court, and finally, in the judges’ verdict as efforts to understand groundwater pollution took place from various standpoints. Analysis of the media coverage, government files...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1159–1189.
Published: 01 November 2012
... and animal protection in court reports and visual culture and argues that ideas about Sino-foreign cultural difference should be viewed as a product of social and political conflict and are not necessarily, as is commonly assumed, the basis or source of such conflict. The article shows this by demonstrating...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 629–659.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Dean Brink This essay argues that Tawara Machi's poetry both sustains the intertextual bias of classical court poetry and uses it to incorporate some of the most ubiquitous texts of our age: advertising and other consumer discourse. Tawara's reinvention of contemporary tanka is based...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 621–651.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of the Thai Criminal Code; the logic of the courts which convicted them; and the public discourse surrounding both trials. Developing sedition as a lens of comparison and a strategy of analysis, their actions are examined as transgressive in three intersecting and overlapping registers: law, dissent in excess...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 551–579.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Sara L. Friedman; Yi-Chien Chen Abstract This article analyzes the tension between marriage and family rights in the context of Taiwan's marriage equality movement and the then-pending legalization of same-sex marriage following a 2017 Constitutional Court ruling. It focuses on the efforts...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 603–633.
Published: 01 August 2014
... not only was implemented through new political mobilizations but also was strengthened through institutionalized measures such as “courts on a kang [soil-block-­ ­ made bed]” and the television advice show Legal Report Since...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 523–549.
Published: 01 August 2021
... between perpetrator and victims. In Japan, as in other places, the vast majority of conflicts are negotiated and settled outside the formal legal system. In all cultural contexts, there are many more conflicts than court cases. Although some people might imagine a rush to court at the drop of a hat...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): 97–118.
Published: 01 February 1995
... Muse of Theater, Clio only seems to busy herself with the affairs of kings, “waiting on them obsequiously and stately, as if she were but a mistress of Court ceremonies, and had nothing to do with the registering of the affairs...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 607–632.
Published: 01 August 2021
... implications of these family laws. Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 sex panics HIV/AIDS military law kinship queer activism We lack a safe space to talk about sex. —Carol Vance, Pleasure and Danger: Exploring Female Sexuality In March 2011, the Constitutional Court...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 695–722.
Published: 01 August 1995
... experience. Perhaps more importantly, the role of the state in policing and surveillance remained much the same as in the colonial period, and even the actual colonial infra- structure (courts, police substations, and so on) were used...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 465–497.
Published: 01 May 2000
..., and by women who were the primary users of the script. Hence modern Heian studies have presupposed a power- ful association between Japanese language, national literature, Heian court women, and feminine mode of writing. This essay attempts to rethink...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 237–262.
Published: 01 February 2014
... climbing the watchtower. There were courts, more courts and inner-­most courts, and scions who pillaged the country.   Suddenly, I began to feel deeply about my own banishment. The singer I could have been, what the world looked like...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 107–136.
Published: 01 February 1997
... with the Allies, the issue of war criminals loomed on the discussion agenda. Eventually Japan accepted the judgments rendered by IMTFE and other military courts and signed the Treaty of Peace with Japan (commonly known as the San...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 205–230.
Published: 01 February 2016
... the state government suddenly declared a 300 percent hike in the annual excise fee on bars. In 2004, the bar owners’ association filed a petition in the Mumbai High Court seeking protection from police corruption harassment...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 250–273.
Published: 01 May 1994
... the logographic requirements for a pho- netic and technological advance over ideographs. For many commentators, this phonetic advance aligns with the development of a national culture: the imperial court at Heian-kyo stands in for a Japanese culture...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 135–138.
Published: 01 February 2004
... against Unimat in the Naha District Court. However, the court has not yet determined how much damage the development will cause to Iriomote Island’s natural environ- ment. With determination to stop construction, the local people...
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positions (2002) 10 (1): 141–172.
Published: 01 February 2002
.... Subsequently the Tokyo Metropolitan Prosecutors Office indicted them for currency fraud and successfully tried the case in the court Tomii State v. (Anti-)Art 143 Figure 1 Akasegawa Genpei, Model 1,000-Yen Note...
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positions (1996) 4 (3): 595–636.
Published: 01 August 1996
... to the workings of the Heian court where it was institutionalized and advertised in restrictions on clothing, is a necessary com- ponent in the systematization of rank and hierarchy. Cavanaugh I Text and Textile 59 7...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 495–521.
Published: 01 August 2021
... 2014 : 36). Before 1977, adoptions through false registration could be more readily annulled by the court. In a case from March 24, 1970, the Supreme Court ( Taebŏbwŏn 대법원) denied the validity of a false registration of an adoptive child (Taebŏbwŏn 1970 ). 6 This was a complicated case...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 363–387.
Published: 01 May 2020
...). No Korean work of art, however, has courted such controversies, both home and abroad, as this petite 1.3- meter representation of comfort women, a euphemism for those women from East Asia, mainly Korea, who were forced or lured into sexual slavery in Japanese military brothels before and during World War II...