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positions (2018) 26 (3): 516–546.
Published: 01 August 2018
...,” a stigmatic marker of poverty, with an eye to the neoliberal production of a “culture of poverty.” The author argues that a “culture of poverty,” which is invoked in Seotap, is neither a subculture that is passed down from generation to generation among a particular group of the poor, nor a disposition...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 545–564.
Published: 01 August 2015
... (not in education, employment, or training). Beginning in the mid-1990s, Japanese capitalists in alliance with the Liberal Democratic Party have deliberately restructured Japanese labor as one solution to the purported profit squeeze. This has had the effect of doubling the poverty rate in Japan in twenty years...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 307–334.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of late-twentieth-century capital accumulation. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 The Time of Poverty and the Image of Refusal Ryan Canlas At the heart of Masakit sa mata (Eyesores) are two interrelated problems that have vexed critics...
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positions (2023) 31 (2): 523–527.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of religion, entitled Beyond Indigenization: Christianity and Chinese History in a Global Context (2023). Mun Young Cho is a professor in the Department of Cultural Anthropology at Yonsei University, South Korea. Her research interests include poverty, labor, development, and youth in China and South...
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positions (2000) 8 (1): 101–149.
Published: 01 February 2000
..., either as subalterns or— in Han Chinese terms— as the “out-side-of- culturization peoples.” No meaningful decolonization of any sort took place. Chiu ❘❘ Aboriginal Discourse and the Poverty of State-Nation Imagery 117 Instead, this was a classic case...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 229–256.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., poverty, and migration, for example — is emblematic of a Philippine phenomenon that is not isolated. The growth of vaginal economies elsewhere, even in first world sites, is related to the kind of substantiation of the vaginal economy...
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positions (1993) 1 (2): 349–388.
Published: 01 May 1993
...- positions 1 :2 Fall 1993 352 cianist, Buddhist, and Taoist traditions.5 There is a cultural logic at work here when a native defends China’s backwardness and poverty by saying, “But we Chinese...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 February 2011
..., and philosophically incoherent, but also as moral pioneers. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Sexing the Fetus: Feminist Politics and Method across Cultures Mary E. John The sonogram is literally a pedagogy for learning to see who exists in the world...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 497–526.
Published: 01 May 2012
... 498 Claims about parental un tness or unscrupulous traf ckers re ect a growing tendency in Vietnam to explain increasing class differences in terms of individual issues of morality, education, and “cultural level” (trình...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 457–482.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Jeffrey Santa Ana Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Feeling Ancestral: The Emotions of Mixed Race and Memory in Asian American Cultural Productions Jeffrey Santa Ana The current era of war, militarism, and neocolonialism in the Pacific...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 February 2004
... hand, they were confronted with what could be considered the “dominant discourses” on poverty—shifting cultivation, deforestation, dams, hill tribe peoples, local cultures, and so on. Concepts as defined by development professionals did...
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 285–318.
Published: 01 May 2007
... a rights-based definition of equality, gender as a significant axis of inequality, and equity, which the document defines as a cultural definition of fairness. Fairness, the authors argue, cannot be a useful argument for ameliorating gender...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 February 2004
... dogma and the injunctions to reconsider cultural strategies, which Jamie Morgan, Nam-hee Lee, and Andrea Louie raised in positions 11:3, force the question of who, supposedly, is to do these tasks and how they ought to do them. How do activist...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 427–447.
Published: 01 May 2006
...- tions, was not exclusively military. Colonial policies and projects led to sea changes in the overlapping eco- nomic and cultural spheres. At the heart of cultural changes, beyond the space for social mobility left by the then absent Qing elite...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 807–835.
Published: 01 November 2015
... not to reveal her true identity as Kang Ok Jin to the Borshays. However, after acquiring enough English, and still having memories of her birth mother (who had taken her to the orphanage as a temporary measure in the face of poverty), Borshay Liem...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 541–554.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Jamie Morgan 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Words of Warning: Global Networks, Asian Local Resistance, and the Planetary Vulgate of Neoliberalism Jamie Morgan Globalization is the first and last word in the vocabulary of media pundits, cultural...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 323–352.
Published: 01 May 2022
... and their children's children who are at high risk of statelessness, unlike the latter who are mostly citizens of Vietnam. Without birth certificates, these children live precarious lives in Cambodia, often in the shadows of ethnic discrimination, poverty, and violence. By using various qualitative research methods...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 389–415.
Published: 01 February 2012
... to his birthplace. Hùng reembodies his torn Vietnamese identity through montage of spaces of poverty, crime, and loss. The chain-smoking poet, played by Hong Kong actor Tony Leung Chiu Wai, drifts silently through interiors that seemingly bear no relationship to the dangerous, grimy streets outside. I...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 159–171.
Published: 01 February 2012
... in the Philippines, the academic discourse has shifted from critique of to collaboration with the state. The article then draws from the cultural production of independent digital cinema—representing the most abject of subaltern identities and conditions—to show the limits and possibilities of wagering on the future...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 15–40.
Published: 01 February 2023
... have served as a social security system and as the site of social and cultural reproduction. Despite its importance, the rural is consistently treated as the city's other in need of modernization. The rural marginalization includes both material and symbolic dimensions rooted in socioeconomic...