1-20 of 434 Search Results for

domestic work

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
positions (2016) 24 (1): 45–69.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Nicole Constable This article explores, ethnographically and critically, migrant women's contributions to three intersecting sectors of “intimate industries” in Asia: domestic work, sex tourism, and adoption. These three sectors are normally understood as separate and distinct, and in the cases...
Journal Article
positions (2014) 22 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Yoon Sun Yang Yi Injik's Tears of Blood (1906) is the pioneering piece of “new fiction” ( sin sosŏl ). As many works of this male-authored genre revolve around women's conflicts regarding marriage, family, and home life, literary critics often condescendingly disregard them as domestic fiction, an...
Journal Article
positions (2004) 12 (1): 195–201.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Chris Berry 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 The Sacred, the Profane, and the Domestic in Cui Zi’en’s Cinema Chris Berry Cui Zi’en is a unique force. But I confess I almost passed him by. The first Cui Zi’en film I saw was Men and Women (Nannan Nün...
Journal Article
positions (2005) 13 (1): 75–85.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Carolyn Eisenberg 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Imperial Crisis and Domestic Dissent Carolyn Eisenberg Among leftist historians and writers on American foreign policy, one can observe a certain paradox in discussions about the current Bush...
Journal Article
positions (1999) 7 (1): 225–237.
Published: 01 February 1999
...Kamala Kempadoo Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Commentary Slavery or Work? Reconceptualizing Third World Prostitution Kamala Kempadoo Third World prostitution is often described as sexual slavery, as violence to women, or...
Journal Article
positions (2012) 20 (3): 805–830.
Published: 01 August 2012
...- state, as Ernest Renan asserted long ago, Cambodian American cultural production offers, through memory work and the revelation of US foreign policy and Khmer Rouge domestic initiatives, a speci c critique of late twentieth and early twenty...
Journal Article
positions (2020) 28 (3): 575–602.
Published: 01 August 2020
...- language sources, not only to show the transnational dimension of the KNCW s work but also to high- light how the discussion of national projects was not limited to the domestic audience. What I should note is that the discussion on gender equality here reflects the opinions of educated, professional women...
Journal Article
positions (2015) 23 (3): 381–409.
Published: 01 August 2015
... the contributors engage in developing their arguments. Lastly, it offers an overview of the specific facets of youth unemployment and underemployment that the individual authors explore in their essays. Labor Games: Youth, Work, and Politics in East Asia Gabriella Lukacs In...
Journal Article
positions (2009) 17 (3): 617–642.
Published: 01 August 2009
...: Body, Place, and Power 621 migrant women working as baomu.6 Paid domestic work, a line of employ- ment which has reemerged in urban China since the economic reforms began in the late 1970s, has become an...
Journal Article
positions (2015) 23 (3): 487–513.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Gabriella Lukacs This essay analyzes how the digital media economy harnesses young people's search for meaningful work to develop new apparatuses and mechanisms of extracting value from activities that are not typically recognized as work. Drawing on interviews with net idols and an analysis of the...
Journal Article
positions (2013) 21 (4): 947–985.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Sunyoung Park In the early 1930s, a new group of women writers with a leftist inclination emerged on the Korean literary scene. Some critics have questioned the feminist commitment of these writers, suggesting that their works may have subordinated the cause of women's liberation to that of a...
Journal Article
positions (2014) 22 (4): 781–808.
Published: 01 November 2014
... continue the leftist struggle. This article is primarily concerned with his earlier work, starting from his first collection of essays, Spirit of Renaissance (1946), to his well-known Avant-Garde Art (1954), touching upon some of his major motifs found in these texts. Beginning with Hanada's concern for...
Journal Article
positions (2003) 11 (2): 361–393.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Tina Mai Chen 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Proletarian White and Working Bodies in Mao’s China Tina Mai Chen Infused with the spirit of May Fourth critique of the enfeebled Chinese body politic of the past, a young Mao Zedong joined the chorus of...
Journal Article
positions (2019) 27 (3): 437–468.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Jiyoung Suh This article examines the presence of Korean housemaids who worked for Japanese settlers in colonial Korea, 1910–45, and its connection to the urban landscape in the colony. It provides a historical investigation of the Korean housemaids who emerged among female workers in the urban...
Journal Article
positions (2009) 17 (1): 43–72.
Published: 01 February 2009
... to solve Japan's domestic and international problems. During this prior period of Miki's “world-historical questions,” he never offered any suggestions as to what these new universally valid principles might be and worked with a questioning attitude marked by extreme epistemological doubt. In...
Journal Article
positions (2019) 27 (2): 297–332.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and Calcutta .” Political Geography 26 , no. 7 : 851 – 65 . Tolentino Rolando B. 2009 . “ Globalizing National Domesticity, Female Work, and Representation in Contemporary Women’s Films .” Philippine Studies 57 , no. 3 : 419 – 42 . Wee C. J.W.-L. 2012 . “ The...
Journal Article
positions (2014) 22 (1): 7–39.
Published: 01 February 2014
... heterosexuality, but something that might be associated with the queer, a form of defiance aiming to “undo restrictively normative conceptions” of sexuality and gender. After considering Byun as an icon of transgressive gender and sexuality, this essay delves into her queer camera work and visual narrative...
Journal Article
positions (2019) 27 (4): 653–685.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Dong-Yeon Koh During the last decade, the DMZ (demilitarized zone) has emerged as one of the most popular tourist attractions for both domestic and international travelers—despite continued conflicts over nuclear weapons under Jungun Kim’s administration as well as ongoing landmine problems...
Journal Article
positions (2019) 27 (4): 739–771.
Published: 01 November 2019
... PRC’s sixtieth anniversary. It asks who is included and excluded in these visions of China’s rise? How does China domestically refract insecurity from experiences of a colonial world order that constructs it as inferior? The event tells a story of the history and future of a powerful rising state but...
Journal Article
positions (2010) 18 (2): 321–349.
Published: 01 May 2010
... their concerns, particularly in the fields of equal pay for equal work, fam- ily law, domestic violence, sexual harassment, and educational reform.3 If the eighties were a culmination period for women’s writings on marriage and domesticity (in the...