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positions (2015) 23 (3): 463–486.
Published: 01 August 2015
... of happiness in life, what the game ultimately delivers is a simulation of unmanageable debt and alienation. The author's argument treats Days of Love and Labor as a form of serious play as it inquires into the possible appeal behind this simulation. The first part of the article draws on an interview...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 37–66.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Jesook Song Duke University Press 2006 Family Breakdown and Invisible Homeless Women: Neoliberal Governance during the Asian Debt Crisis in South Korea, 1997 – 2001 Jesook Song This article examines the relationship between the South Korean welfare...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 565–593.
Published: 01 August 2017
... of sex and violence in the urban underground, while offering an ethnographic view into the lives of hustlers and gangsters, confidence artists and street lawyers. This article examines two usury manga titles as morality tales that speak to the widespread anxiety caused by the personal debt crisis...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 835–868.
Published: 01 November 2021
... or content of new sources in determining how PRC history has been written. The aim behind these arguments is twofold: to highlight the intellectual debt (or burden) that links PRC history, via area studies, to policy science; and to elucidate other ways of guiding research in place of the increasingly...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 433–438.
Published: 01 August 2017
... in body versus gender as well as the normative strictures that hitherto drove both secrecy and the overwhelming need to know “what am I?” Takehiro Watanabe’s “Debts of Redemption: Usury Manga and the Morality of Money...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 403–428.
Published: 01 May 2014
... for the attempt to come to terms with this historical event and manage the debt to history that we all have. Payne ❘ Wushe, Literature, and Melodic Black Metal 409 The Actors (I) Wuhe, nom de plume for Chen Guocheng is, according to David...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 807–835.
Published: 01 November 2015
... services. The differential valuing of human life also produces a complex economy of debt both figuratively moral and literally financial. On the one hand, the “business transaction” that is adoption gets converted to a moral debt...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): v–vii.
Published: 01 May 1995
.... Until debts of the present to bedraggled “Maoisms” (Peru, Paris, North Editor's Introduction vii Korea, Hong Kong, Delhi, Mexico City, San Francisco, Boston, Manila) are acknowledged...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 295–299.
Published: 01 May 2014
... debt to others and ourselves in relation to vio- lence as such. Beautifully argued, this essay ends with Payne’s invocation of the “ ‘bond’ to our past,” which can be encouraged to “[manifest] itself and [allow] us to become aware of our debt...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 643–666.
Published: 01 August 2004
... capitalism that Fukuyama puts forth as gospel in his End of History. In his criticism of Fukuyama, Derrida insists on remembering inheri- tances and debts: “An inheritance is always the reaffirmation of a debt, but a critical...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 307–334.
Published: 01 May 2011
... positions 19:2  Fall 2011 308 the children are embroiled and from which they are inseparable are in their turns represented and expressed. With International Monetary Fund (IMF) debt repayment...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 5–50.
Published: 01 February 1999
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 189–219.
Published: 01 February 2008
..., the Asian crisis was full blown. The region financed its high growth through huge private foreign debt, much of it in the form of short-term portfolio investment. With rising herd-like panic among for- eign fund managers, the direction...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 605–642.
Published: 01 May 1997
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 629–656.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... The đồng is not, however, the only money form in circulation. People also settle debts and transact with other forms of money, including international cur- rencies, above all, the US dollar and gold. While the đồng is associated with everyday...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 243–244.
Published: 01 February 2006
... on social governance of the Asian debt crisis in South Korea. Emma Jinhua Teng is an associate professor of Chinese studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is the author of Taiwan’s Imagined Geography: Chinese Colonial Travel...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 279–286.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Esther C. M. Yau; Kyung Hyun Kim Guest Editors’ Introduction Who speaks for the present? Economic globalization celebrates a borderless world of liberal exchange that is free from any debt of justice to the past. This hegemonic vision...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 483–509.
Published: 01 May 1995
...- ance, the peasants were organized in peasants’ committees and mobilized around militant demands. The peasants set up parallel administrations in many villages, canceled debts, reclaimed benami lands, and burnt land records. The ensuing...
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positions (1996) 4 (3): 417–419.
Published: 01 August 1996
..., but for- merly meant something else. Through proliferation and differentiation. Airborn. Here, this speck and this speck you have missed. Nominative. Numbers in cell division. Spheres of debt. The paradigm’s stitchery of unrelated points. What...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 381–409.
Published: 01 August 2015
... that followed a decade later. The 1990s positions 23:3  August 2015 394 generation, which the media called the “new generation,” played an active role in rebuilding the South Korean economy after the IMF debt crisis...