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positions (2016) 24 (1): 253–279.
Published: 01 February 2016
... elder care Japan Taiwan Deferential Surrogates and Professional Others: Recruitment and Training of Migrant Care Workers in Taiwan and Japan Pei-­Chia Lan Introduction The demand for migrant care workers has expanded globally, owing to the growth...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 17–43.
Published: 01 February 2016
... a spectrum of work including bill collec- tion, elder care, domestic work, sex work, and various forms of therapy.7 In conjunction with their framework, we examine call center agents’ intimate encounters with customers, and hence interrogate...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 179–203.
Published: 01 February 2016
... the possibility of settling somewhere permanently like her aunt, who worked in elder care in Italy and who had a stable immigration status there. She wished to save money in South Korea so that she could take the special training course for elder care...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2016
... the fulfillment of cultural traditions. We see this in the case of Taiwan, where the outsourcing of elder care to foreign domestic workers allows adult children to fulfill their filial duty (Lan), and in Viet- nam, where participating in matchmaking...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 389–415.
Published: 01 February 2012
.... In the rst shots of the tiny wooden shack shared by the cyclo, his elder and younger sisters, and their grandfather, Hùng emphasizes what he terms “a mirror effect” (effet de miroir). He explains, “When one gets there, one looks up [across...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 163–182.
Published: 01 February 2021
... the relationships between indigenous peoples and the nation-state, which claims the territory they inhabit, has rarely been subjected to scholarly scrutiny. This article explores how Penan elders and community members have used and adapted their practice of storytelling to engage with the Malaysian state, civil...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 369–401.
Published: 01 May 2016
... hegemony of older-­ style familial ideologies, which place the major burden for the care of other positions 24:2  May 2016 374 family members onto the wife’s shoulders, perpetuates expectations...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 241–265.
Published: 01 February 2012
... into the present(ed) frame, only to realize that the pain and danger lurk forever just beyond each careful frame he, and we, make. I like to think that, over the years of the production of positions, we have formed a critical practice that intends toward...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 41–66.
Published: 01 February 2023
... Singaporeans (especially women) to work without the burden of child or elder care, but also involves incorporating a stranger—and foreigner—into the home. It can be an awkward arrangement: intimate relations, those forms of labor that, as Viviana Zelizer ( 2005 : 14–15) describes, depend upon “shared secrets...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 347–364.
Published: 01 May 2011
...” introduction into the gay bar world is repeated via an “old hand” motif; the old hands are elder brothers (played by Gandong Cervantes and Alex del Rosario) in the case of Sibak and another boyhood friend (played by Leonardo Litton) in Burlesk King...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 255–275.
Published: 01 February 1997
... Of the women at Sharing House, one particularly drew my attention just by being herself. Everyone called her “Elder Sister She had only one tooth in the middle of her mouth so when she laughed her gums were clearly vis- ible and the wrinkles...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 621–635.
Published: 01 August 2001
..., it was they who nursed the physical injuries of their family members, cared for elders and orphans left alone in villages, shouldered emotional and psy- chological trauma, educated children, and worked in the fields to feed their families and villages...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 183–202.
Published: 01 February 2021
... as a representation and a repository of Pacific Islander cultural practices—such as collective support, mentorship through partnership, and caring for the family and church—that enable them to navigate through the struggles they face as minorities in their school. Navigating the Ocean in the School: Pacific Islanders...
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positions (1994) 2 (1): 113–132.
Published: 01 February 1994
... The people of Min [a region corresponding to present-day Fujian] con- sider homoerotic desire [nan se]3 to be very important. Whether rich or poor, beautiful or ugly, each unites with his kind. The elder one is the sworn older brother...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 633–656.
Published: 01 August 2021
... Press 2021 gay lesbian marriage parenthood queer rights In autumn 2012, I took part in a sightseeing trip for lesbian and gay elders hosted by a subcommittee of the oldest and largest LGBTQ+ rights group in Taiwan. 1 This was my third such trip in the span of sixteen months...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 February 2023
... women's laboring bodies. “Foreign Bodies: Horror and Intimacy in Singapore's Migrant Labor Regimes” focuses on domestic workers living in Singaporean Chinese family homes. While Nguyen foregrounds particularly female, rural labor brides’ desire, Johnson's article considers intimate care. According to some...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 113–134.
Published: 01 February 2004
... gets around through the network. But at the same time, there are strong conflicts among people who have bad relations, so we had to be very careful. There was a thing that attracted me quite a lot, a shocking thing. It happened when we visited...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 365–391.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and China), journalists, academics, and business leaders have formulated a “triumphant Chinese capitalism,” built upon Confucian principles of “strong families, loyalty to elders, discipline, frugality, [and] work ethic,” casting the diasporic...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 713–737.
Published: 01 November 2019
... identification with her daughter is normally stronger than with her son. In her daughter, the mother can reexperience herself as a cared- for girl. How- ever, Prabha Krishnan (2010: 141) observes that celebrations of the mother- daughter bond are absent in the great and little traditions in India, enabling...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 531.
Published: 01 May 2000
... care, lest the tiny chips should fall. These chips are the most expensive component in the entire production process; workers were often reminded of this and put under extra pressure to work with meticulous care. Wire bonding...