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positions (2015) 23 (4): 837–849.
Published: 01 November 2015
... that halted the fighting in 1953 institutionalized this war politics, sustaining not only a near-war situation along the DMZ but also a “state of exception” within both Koreas. In the interview, conducted by Henry Em and Christine Hong in 2012, Kim Dong-Choon explains how the division system, and the...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 701–727.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Does this mean that the comic s visualization of a disturbing force next door was sim- ply received as pure entertainment, entirely divorced from reality? Or, con- versely, does its repetitive imag(in)ing of North Korean agents signal South Koreans chronic acting out of the division system (Paik...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 689–710.
Published: 01 August 2008
... think, these identities can change and are stratified less by the ethnocentrism in our concepts than our institutional situatedness. The Postcolonial Alien in Us All: Identity in the Global Division of Intellectual Labor Allen Chun This essay is a combination of two unlikely...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 403–433.
Published: 01 May 2016
... alliances otherwise impossible in Thai political life. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Thailand music Bangkok nationalism class sound Red Shirts A Division of Listening: Insurgent Sympathy and the Sonic Broadcasts of the Thai Military Benjamin Tausig...
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positions (1993) 1 (2): 450–485.
Published: 01 May 1993
...Henry H. Em Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 "Overcoming" Korea's Division: Narrative Strategies in Recent South Korean Historiography Henry H. Em Since the division of Korea in 1945 and the establishment of separate states in 1948...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 135–171.
Published: 01 February 1997
...Fujime Yuki Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 The licensed Prostitution System and the Prostitution Abolition Movement in Modern Japan Fujime Yuki Introduction The modern licensed prostitution system, a combination of compulsory...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 633–663.
Published: 01 November 2015
... effective, political tactic.6 As we approach the sixty-­ first anniversary of the armistice that suspended active hostilities without ending the war in Korea, what South Korean thinker Paik Nak-­chung has called “the division system” in and around...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 465–487.
Published: 01 August 2009
... organization. The stakes of understanding this splitting of state power, however, is that it compels us to reconsider the concept of the social “margin,” for the Sôaikai did not simply police Koreans in the “margin” of Japanese society. Rather, its work marked the division of Korean surplus populations in...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 756–788.
Published: 01 November 2020
... conditions of Maoist China enmeshed in the complex chains of commodity production/exchange, international divisions of labor, and worldwide processes of capital accumulation. Copyright 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Dazhai global capitalism socialist realism self-reliance Chinese art...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 109–131.
Published: 01 February 2011
... productivist extermination of communism in the north, Ch'oe increasingly sought to overcome the division of the peninsula by questioning a continuing Euro-America-centric global modernity, the East/West binary, and the continuing effects of Japanese colonialism. Ch'oe's naturalizing of a regime of universal...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 763–779.
Published: 01 August 2011
... meanings on this history of suffering to serve their own interests. This has contributed to keeping alive the division between Taiwanese and mainlanders. These two groups, initially divided on a vague and problematic notion of ethnicity, have lived together for six decades on the same island. Copyright...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 347–364.
Published: 01 May 2011
... 1986, but one that continues the class and gendered divisions underwriting the consumption of male bodies. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 The Macho Machine: Male Sexual Commodification in Philippine Realist Film Reuben Ramas Cañete Introduction The filmic...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 253–279.
Published: 01 February 2016
... shows that cultural values and social practices associated with care, such as familism and gendered division of care work, are subject to transformation under the influence of state intervention and transnational outsourcing. Deferential Surrogates and Professional Others: Recruitment and Training of...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 619–646.
Published: 01 November 2018
...: Shōwa yo nendo (Kani Hoken Division Statistical Handbook: 1929) . Tokyo : Hoken’in Kan’i Hokenkyoku . Hokenkyoku Kan’i . 1936 . Kan’i seimei hoken yūbin nenkin jigyō shi (History of Kan’i seimei hoken and Postal Pension Systems) . Tokyo : Kan’i Hokenkyoku . Hokenkyoku Kan’i...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 253–277.
Published: 01 February 2010
... industrialization. Through this process, a fractured system emerged for the public and private meanings attached to informatization and to the city itself. This was manifested in everyday practice and discourse among local policymakers, entrepreneurs in both new and old economies, and average residents with...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2016
... personal relations they sustain, the moral conflicts and anxieties they engender, and lastly, their constitution of the body and biopolitics. The article draws attention to the reconfiguration of the economic world system through its discussion of the emergence of new nonmanufacturing sectors in Asia and...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 439–462.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Nobue Suzuki Although “vaginal commodities”—feminized and sexualized bodies in the economic system—are found everywhere on the globe today, this article focuses on the ways in which such sexualized images of the Filipino “ Japayuki ” entertainers working in Japan have been produced and consumed...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 29–50.
Published: 01 February 2017
... bounds of these critical categories. Informed by the practices of both Ritwik Ghatak and Robert Bresson, Kaul and Shahani remain rigorously attentive to the concreteness of image/sound relations in cinema and acutely conscious of the perspectival system underlying conventional cinematic representation...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 287–316.
Published: 01 May 2015
... discursive standing, being comparatively more “centrally” positioned inside the Japanese imperial system. The Images of Russia and Russians in Colonial-­Era Korean Literature: The 1930s Vladimir Tikhonov The topic of this essay is the literary representation of Russia/Soviet Union...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 145–169.
Published: 01 February 2010
... the theoretical structures of Taiyô to tetsu , I conclude by suggesting that in terms of its relation to criticism and literary history, Mishima's project and the problematic posed by it closely parallels the question of the emperor-system ( tennôsei ) and its own problems of cultural representation...