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positions (2004) 12 (2): 479–507.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Heather Bowen-Struyk 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Revolutionizing the Japanese Family: Miyamoto Yuriko’s “The Family of Koiwai” Heather Bowen-Struyk Miyamoto [Chuj¯ ¯ o] Yuriko’s short story “The Family of Koiwai” [“Koiwai no ikka,” 1934...
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positions (1996) 4 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 February 1996
...Sheila Miyoshi Jager Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 A Vision for the Future; or, Making Family History in Contemporary South Korea Sheila Miyoshi Jager In the bright hours of a cool April afternoon, a group of Seoul National...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 793–804.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Julie Thi Underhill At twenty-two, Julie Thi Underhill met her dying grandmother Thị Oai and began a portrait series in her mother's home village. Seven years later, she returned with her family to Phước Lập, a Hindu Chăm village in south central Viet Nam, where she photographed and filmed her...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 49–54.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Freda Guttman 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Canada Park: Two Family Albums Freda Guttman In June 1967, the Palestinian villages of Beit Nuba, ‘Imwas (Emmaus), and Yalu were occupied, bulldozed, and totally demolished by Israel...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 37–66.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Jesook Song Duke University Press 2006 Family Breakdown and Invisible Homeless Women: Neoliberal Governance during the Asian Debt Crisis in South Korea, 1997 – 2001 Jesook Song This article examines the relationship between the South Korean welfare...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 671–693.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Nicole Huang Family portraits from the 1960s and 1970s have been a source of inspiration for contemporary Chinese artists. In recent experimental works, many artists have used family portraits to reinvent the very ideas of the camera, the album, and the familial gaze as vehicles of longing...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 581–606.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Linda White Abstract The koseki 戸籍 (family or household registry) has long served as a material representation of the conceptual structure of Japanese family relations. Membership in a family has been stipulated and proved through registration in a koseki document defined through a shared surname...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 551–579.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Sara L. Friedman; Yi-Chien Chen Abstract This article analyzes the tension between marriage and family rights in the context of Taiwan's marriage equality movement and the then-pending legalization of same-sex marriage following a 2017 Constitutional Court ruling. It focuses on the efforts...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 453–468.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Seung-kyung Kim; Sara L. Friedman Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Recent decades have brought tremendous change to families, and the laws governing families...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 607–632.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Timothy Gitzen Abstract This article explores the limits of family in contemporary South Korea by simultaneously examining the discourses and practices of anti-LGBT protesters and the state alongside an ethnography of queer and HIV/AIDS activism. The author argues that the limits of family in Korea...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 869–894.
Published: 01 November 2021
... to labor” ( gongzizhi 工资制)—necessary once production decisions were divorced from the family form they had taken for so long. It was only during the GLF that rural production began to partially break from these regimes of accounting with the “free supply system” ( gongjizhi 供给制) system, only to shift...
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positions (2019) 27 (3): 437–468.
Published: 01 August 2019
... operation of affective politics between Korean housemaids and Japanese expatriates in the domestic arena. This article argues that the hybridized images of the Korean housemaids in Japanese families not only poses one specific form of the gendered subaltern whose voices were fragmented and refracted...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 633–656.
Published: 01 August 2021
... and the familial contexts in which they reside and carry out their daily lives. Many are rearing children in multigenerational, extended family households and are juggling a variety of gendered family roles and responsibilities that shape their parenting practices. Their experiences highlight the limits of rights...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 523–549.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Allison Alexy Abstract In contemporary Japan, police and law enforcement are often reluctant to assist in family conflicts. In practice, law enforcement and the family law system offer little assistance for people struggling with family conflicts in particular, following the logic that “law does...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 497–526.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Ann Marie Leshkowich Over the past several decades, transnational adoption of Vietnamese children has developed from a response to war into a routine option for foreigners trying to build families. This article explores how the logics that have emerged within Vietnam to make sense...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 389–415.
Published: 01 February 2012
... of this “return” of themes that had been repressed for political reasons since the end of the war. Trần Anh Hùng was born in Vietnam in 1962. He and his family left as refugees at the end of the war in 1975. Cyclo , filmed on location in the first large-scale foreign production in Vietnam, marked his return...
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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...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 281–302.
Published: 01 February 2016
... that were previously conceived as laying outside market logic. While the examination of the penetration of market exchange into intimate spheres of everyday life is not new, the author explains how, in the specific case of surrogacy, nuclear familial love and intimacy are possible only because of the market...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 719–747.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., the author highlights the ambiguity of the film’s use of the two senses of goemul —humanity and monstrosity—in portraying the current geopolitical dangers that threaten the cosmopolitan inhabitants of Seoul and, in particular, threaten the social cohesion of the family as the most elementary form of kinship...
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positions (2019) 27 (3): 469–497.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Jamie Coates Over the past thirty years, moving overseas has been a positively valued aspiration in China. On both a government level, and within popular discourse, migration has been propagated as a means to be better citizens, and a better nation, resonating with families’ desire for a better...