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positions (2020) 28 (4): 905–933.
Published: 01 November 2020
... and their survivors? How has the drug war, by instilling a biopolitics of fear, transformed the latter’s ways of seeing and being? What becomes of justice amid images of injustice? For example, how do returning spirits of the dead that appear in dreams of their families stimulate phantasms of revenge? How is revenge...
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 403–428.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Tobias Hübinette Duke University Press 2007 Asia as a Topos of Fear and Desire for Nazis and Extreme Rightists: The Case of Asian Studies in Sweden Tobias Hübinette Introducing a Delicate Issue The origin of this article comes from having spent a couple of years...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 31–48.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Brian Massumi 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Fear (The Spectrum Said) Brian Massumi That momentary paralysis of the spirit, of the tongue and limbs, that profound agitation descending to the core of one’s being, that dispossession of self we call...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 450–482.
Published: 01 August 2018
... murderous impulses from his mother and kills to reclaim the jewels he makes. The jeweler forbids his Japanese apprentice from marrying his daughter, fearing her blood is contaminated as well. After the apprentice takes the blame for his master’s crimes, a painter attempts to understand his motivations...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 795–820.
Published: 01 November 2017
...-discriminatory citizenship laws are rooted in historical social and geopolitical tensions with India, especially nationalistic fears about Indian encroachment into Nepali territory and politics. This article argues that resurgent resistance to equitable citizenship laws does not simply reflect hegemonic Hindu...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 516–546.
Published: 01 August 2018
... undergone the fluctuations of life in response to shifting relationships to Korean Chinese dwellers as well as to political economic transformations across their homeland and the receiving country. The author examines how these migrants experience and respond to endemic fear of becoming a “loser...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 323–349.
Published: 01 May 2017
... such as Wright, Ellison, and Baldwin. The crux of e’s transpacific identification is what he sees as the shared fear (kyfu) evoked by the white gaze in both civil rights – era black Ameri- cans and postwar Japanese people. Take, for example...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 437–462.
Published: 01 August 2015
... harnessed the vitality, pas- sion, and creativity of youth, on the one hand, and the fear of the family, on the other. I claim that this hyperneoliberal transformation that came about so suddenly and violently in South Korea has facilitated...
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positions (1994) 2 (3): 467–499.
Published: 01 August 1994
.... Coupled to this story is an incest story about the transgressive union of mother and son in sexual passion. The articles describe these to be “fearful,” ,” ,” ,” ,” “ shock i ng “su r pr isi ng...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 306–328.
Published: 01 May 1995
.... Biologists say that human life runs against nature’s. Humanity, they say, acquired the upright position when women ran away in fear, hugging their children; because their breasts were naked, they had to cover...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 831–850.
Published: 01 August 2012
... for cultural communities whose tradition rests on orality, there is an underlying fear that physical death — of approximately one- fth of the Cambodian population, and virtually the whole nation of Champa — would also mean cultural death...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 691–699.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., the anticommunist conversion experience aligns more with the tenkô (repudiation of Marxism and the embrace of fascism) phenomenon in Shôwa Japan than it does with thought reform, and it divinized the nation. Components of a powerful nationalist belief system included fear and loathing of female sexual expression...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 607–632.
Published: 01 August 2021
... explained how she was fearful of the corruptive influence homosexuality could have on her son during his military service and how this would devastate her family. Her fear, echoed by many that day, was about the future of her child and her family. At the center of this panic is the mechanism...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 671–706.
Published: 01 August 2011
....” He then goes on to evoke the fear oating in the room: “One wants [on veut] to make you fear abuses of power, of the national power you have exercised. . . . One wants to make us fear that the people will fall victim to the Committees...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 243–264.
Published: 01 May 2018
... .” In The Politics of Everyday Fear , edited by Massumi Brian , 221 – 28 . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Foucault Michel . 1994 . The Birth of the Clinic: An Archaeology of Medical Perception . Translated by Sheridan Alan . New York : Vintage . George Timothy S...
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positions (1994) 2 (3): 629–679.
Published: 01 August 1994
... will confound my ophthalmologist and my regular doctor will gently tell me there is only one test left: that is when Dan’ (not sick, but now infected with my fear) and I will go to the “small and dreary” King County Public Health building...
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positions (1994) 2 (1): 91–112.
Published: 01 February 1994
... no kao ga onna mitaide gunya gun- yade-my womanlike, flabby face). He must always return to the erect phallus in order to expel the fear of the female genitalia, of his shrunken penis, of castration, and of death as nothingness...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 377–400.
Published: 01 May 2004
... small, impoverished, and isolated nations (yesterday Afghanistan, today Iraq, tomorrow, maybe North Korea) with the full might of a global superpower for fear of being perceived as weak. “They’ll think we’re soft,” George Bush muttered upon first...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 285–290.
Published: 01 February 2005
... The first man on the moon seen from afar The first voyage of Ulysses westward The first fence on the last frontier The first tick of the atomic clock of fear The first Home Sweet Home so dear The sweet smell...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 125–135.
Published: 01 February 2005
... the certifiably insane who feel this. The lust for blood continues unabated in the human condition. But like parents of murdered children being faced after years with the release of their murderers, we must face again the appetite for war, the fears...