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positions (2012) 20 (3): 737–762.
Published: 01 August 2012
... the deportation of Cambodian refugees. In following the young people's campaign to put an end to deportation, I examine the convergence of youth's failed recognition by the state as a nonvoting youth constituency with their realization of the state's exercise of “illegitimate” violence. Their activism calls...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 245–275.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Amanda R. Cheong Abstract This study draws on ethnographic fieldwork with undocumented and stateless families in Sabah, Malaysia to examine how deportability shapes children's relationships with the Malaysian state. By centering the perspectives of children and their families, the author argues...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 501–522.
Published: 01 May 1997
...- duction by the state apparatus, but administrative mechanisms used to enforce the exclusions further connect them. For instance, Nathaniel Hong argues that “the foundation for excluding and deporting people on the basis of political belief...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 805–830.
Published: 01 August 2012
... of tribunal defunding and the proposed deportation of f- teen hundred Cambodian refugees back to the country of origin without human rights guarantees in and highlight, within the United States, the foreign domestic impact of amnesic policy.31...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 669–692.
Published: 01 August 2016
... leader of the Equality Trade Union-­Migrant Branch (ETU-­MB) who was deported in 2004 during his protest against the Employment Permit System (EPS).28 Here, I would like to rather focus on how, shaped in the “voice of the host,” the above...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 759–789.
Published: 01 August 1995
... political entity.”2 This argument for the govern- Palumbo-Liu I The Bitter Tea of Frank Capra 76 1 ment’s sovereign power to exclude went hand in hand with a justification for deporting aliens (Tiaco t’ Forbes, 228 U.S...
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positions (2023) 31 (4): 769–801.
Published: 01 November 2023
... in their homes and directly deported. The film does not address arrests and events happening outside the Deoli camp. Banerjee's ( 2007 : 437–63) meticulous research extrapolates the following from the government's own data sets: “Forced deportation of Chinese residents in India (in the name of national security...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 289–314.
Published: 01 May 2009
... (burai), a social group that, under imperial eyes, would endanger public order and governmental control of Japan’s newly acquired territory, were deported and hence excluded from the national community.18 In this regard, and of particular...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 869–904.
Published: 01 November 2020
... conditions of South Asian migrant workers in Singapore, Charan Bal (2015: 269) argues that the constant threat of deportation, or deportability enables employers to treat these workers as disposable economic subjects with few or no political rights (268). As in Tan s ctional depictions, the workers...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 671–684.
Published: 01 August 2012
... relations after wars there, and while pursuing new wars elsewhere post – The increased deportation of Cambodians (all of them former refugees) in the name of homeland security nds that there is, ironically, little security anywhere — either here...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 133–157.
Published: 01 February 2011
... to bar Chinese from participating in the primary economy and such industries as construction, food processing, hauling, and manufacturing.3 Chinese were carefully screened at ports of entry and deported if caught working ille...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 287–316.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the Soviet Union’s acting leaders. Even communist intellectuals who privately voiced doubts about the forced deportation of Soviet Koreans in 1937, or the Soviet-­German Pact of 1939, including the brilliant literary scholar Kim T’aejun (1905 – 49...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 323–352.
Published: 01 May 2022
... 2006 ; Rumbaut 1994 , 2005 ), but some of it has begun to explore the legal displacements of children raised in “mixed-status” families (Dreby 2015 ) and the “collateral consequences” for the American children of deported parents (Golash-Boza 2019 ). I focus on statelessness as a salient context...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 211–239.
Published: 01 February 2012
... in positions where their personal deportment was recognized as Asian, civilized, and modern by others seeking to make order in the region. Bor- der crossing for those like Lin existed in a relation of interiority to patrio- tism and to the practices...
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positions (2003) 11 (2): 361–393.
Published: 01 May 2003
... garments, a slow gait, a grave, calm gaze—these constitute a fine deportment, respected by society. Why should one suddenly extend an arm or expose a leg, stretch and bend down?”3 He continued by advising May Fourth readers on the proper relationship...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 671–706.
Published: 01 August 2011
... to a disposable means. One should bear in mind that the Nazi holocaust was not the same: the killing of the Jews was not part of a rational strategy, but a self- goal, a meticulously planned “irrational” excess (recall the deportation of the last...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 689–718.
Published: 01 November 2021
... originally bought the file because I had a question in mind about how people experienced the rural-urban divide at the grassroots. At the flea market I decided to get it because it focused on someone who had been deported from Tianjin to the countryside. Then I put it aside, used other deportation files...
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positions (1994) 2 (3): 629–679.
Published: 01 August 1994
... underground. Once largely Korean and Taiwanese, now you and your countrywomen are the majority. You work in a “discotheque” under the name of “Suzie”; the papers will report that between your arrival and your deportation less than two...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 659–675.
Published: 01 August 2020
... the Asia- Pacific War, and she was unable to return home even after the war s end. Her experience came to light when she came forward in 1975, sixteen years before Kim Hak- sun s first testimony in South Korea. Facing deportation as an undocumented person, she had to explain how she had come to Okinawa...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 677–714.
Published: 01 August 1993
... their passports and threaten them with death or deportation if they make trouble. This exploitation is the more recent and less notorious domestic flip side of a Japanese sex-tourism industry in Southeast Asia. This is a problem that no one...