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positions (1997) 5 (2): 589–604.
Published: 01 May 1997
... in CAAAV proposed working with the city’s many South Asian taxicab drivers. This provided an opportunity for SAAFA and CAAAV to work in coalition. At that time, CAAAV was already advocating for M. Rafique Rahaman, a Bangladeshi driver who...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 107–128.
Published: 01 February 2024
... not go to college and has remained the full-time manager of his organization since its establishment. The other is a countywide volunteer search and rescue organization founded in 2007. As a devastating local typhoon approached Haicheng, Song Jiang, a taxi driver, joined a local journalist, Liang Sicheng...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 728–758.
Published: 01 August 1995
... sendoff banquet in the cadres’ dining room of Yanyuan County, cold even at noon in the unheated high-mountain air, despite the slanting sunshine and the fire of the peppers in the dipping sauce. With twenty-some cadres and drivers from...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 647–674.
Published: 01 August 2003
... the camera, that their healthy young daughter is in fact his, although by now the audience is given to understand that Zhi’er is the love child of Xiang Ersao and Ren Zhongshi, the truck driver who serves as a link between the village and the city...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 403–433.
Published: 01 May 2016
... chat that played amidst it. “I could not hear clearly . . . it was very noisy on this side,” said one middle-­aged male motorcycle taxi driver who works at a win (taxi stand) across the main road from RAB 11 and who joined the crowd outside...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 671–672.
Published: 01 May 1997
... York City’s South Asian Taxicab Drivers” in the anthology Making More Waves (1997). Enrique Bonus teaches in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, San Diego, and is developing a manuscript on Filipino American identities...
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positions (2023) 31 (2): 473–484.
Published: 01 May 2023
... for a “road toll.” Some drivers would give him a few cents. Taking the money, he would slowly move to the side of the road. Others gave him an unfinished cigarette butt, which he would also gladly accept and smoke with great joy. If he ran into a grumpy driver who yelled at him: “Are you robbing me...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 723–727.
Published: 01 August 1995
... was going in the direction it came from when, in the driver’s seat and passenger’s seat two men laughed chatting about something It was the red-faced giant...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 389–415.
Published: 01 February 2012
... follow the rickshaw driver as he moves through the city in the course of a work day. We begin to intuit who the unnamed “cyclo” is, where and how he makes a living. We start to grasp the dangers and pre- cariousness of his livelihood...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 241–265.
Published: 01 February 2012
... of the essays. In the entire special issue on Marxist scholarship (Fall there are no images except the cover of the journal Spring and Michael Dutton’s image of Mao and the driver ( gure That image opens Dutton’s “Dreaming of Better Times: Rep...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 173–194.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Such an imagination will have to take into account the movement of bodies, goods, and of course capital, as a central thematic. In Annayum Rasoolum, Rasool, a taxi driver shown mostly ferrying tourists or visitors, and his brother, who drives the ferry...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 255–275.
Published: 01 February 1997
... to the women; this is something I must encounter for myself.” Yet another warning: “I’ll get you as close to the place as I can,” the driver cautioned, moving his car into the traffic after poring over the map the researchers had obligingly...
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positions (2005) 13 (2): 295–298.
Published: 01 May 2005
... students, residents, car drivers, newcomers, housewives, college professors, real estate developers, generations of unaccountable gov- ernment officials, and shop owners, whose desires and objectives meshed in the struggle for rights to use an urban...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 49–67.
Published: 01 February 2024
... reach expand during the strict COVID-19 measures in Hanoi (Nguyen 2020 ). Large corporations such as Grab have replaced informal xe ôm (“hugging vehicle,” a term used for motorbike taxis) drivers in the delivery sector, the armies of motorbike drivers serving platform capitalism in many ways...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 217–220.
Published: 01 February 2024
... making. She is the author of Heritage and the Making of Political Legitimacy in Laos: The Past and Present of the Lao Nation (2021). Her current work considers China as a (new) driver of development in the Global South. Roberta Zavoretti is a social anthropologist, sinologist, and the author...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 101–124.
Published: 01 February 2017
... (1955), Guru Dutt’s Aar paar (This Way or That, 1954), Raj Khosla’s C.I.D. (1956, produced by Guru Dutt), and the crime films produced by Nav Ketan Studios such as Taxi Driver (dir. Chetan Anand, 1954), Pocket maar (Pickpocket, dir. H. S...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 161–201.
Published: 01 February 2014
..., the driver of the cab is the police detective in disguise. In the cab, from the point of view of the driver’s rearview mirror, we see Hashizume feeling anxious and lighting a cigarette in the backseat of the car. The light from the match brightly...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 27–47.
Published: 01 February 2024
..., friends, and peers (Nguyen 2016 ). Street peddlers use them to coordinate their business, app-based taxi drivers depend on them to provide their services, and academics use them to check their emails and find information online. Facebook, Zalo, and YouTube are popular platforms not only for online...
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positions (2023) 31 (2): 431–450.
Published: 01 May 2023
..., not every windfall story has a happy ending. The tale of Li Jun circulated in Picun and its neighboring villages was told with disapproval. I first heard it from a taxi driver who lived in Picun. Later, several residents of Picun's neighboring village also mentioned it to me. This is the taxi driver's...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 139–163.
Published: 01 February 2004
... on. And the guy even said that there can be no more sexist jokes about women drivers. There is this wonderful blond girl. Midwestern-looking, freckled cheeks, saying, “If I can drive an aircraft carrier, I can drive a truck.” These are issues I wrote about...