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positions (2013) 21 (4): 947–985.
Published: 01 November 2013
... such as Kang, it is argued, espoused socialism not as an alternative to feminism but as a variant feminist outlook in order to address the interest of lower-class women. Kang's portraits of proletarian women contested from a class perspective the contemporary cult of domesticity, which was promoted by both...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 430–445.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Caren Kaplan; Inderpal Grewal Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Roundtable Transnational Feminist Cultural Studies: Beyond the Marxism/Poststructura(/sm/FeminismDivides Caren Kaplan and lnderpal Grewal Transnational feminism is neither...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 779–800.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Liu Huiying 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Translated by Yan Hairong Feminism: An Organic or an Extremist Position? On Tien Yee As Represented by He Zhen Liu Huiying It is not strange that the name of He Zhen is little known outside the very...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 561–592.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Nicola Spakowski Since around 2010, a new theoretical strand within Chinese feminism has been forming, which, for lack of a programmatic label, the author calls “socialist feminism.” Broadly speaking, Chinese socialist feminism shows an interest in political economy and attributes women’s status...
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positions (2019) 27 (2): 333–360.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Tani . 2004 . The Question of Women in Chinese Feminism . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Barlow Tani . 2009 . “ Femininity .” In The Palgrave Dictionary of Transnational History: From the Mid-Nineteenth Century to the Present Day , edited by Iriye Akira Saunier Pierre...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 31–54.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Nicola Spakowski Over the past ten to fifteen years, feminism in China has been marked by three closely related characteristics. The first is the introduction of “Western” feminism with “gender” as the core of theory import. The second is the articulation of the “trouble” this import of Western...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 371–402.
Published: 01 May 2014
...James Reichert “ Oyama and Anxieties about the Feminization of Japanese Film” offers an alternative perspective on the gender politics behind the switch from oyama , or male actors specializing in female roles, to actresses in early Japanese film. To date, most treatments of this issue have...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 501–516.
Published: 01 August 2020
... . “ The Origins of Cold War Feminism during the Korean War .” Gender and History 31 , no. 2 : 460 – 79 . Kim Suzy . 2019b . “ Beyond Cold War Women: The Peace versus Freedom Debate Revisited .” Social Justice 46 , no. 1 : 65 – 78 . Ministry of Gender Equality and Family . n.d...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 631–657.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Suzy Kim Feminism, both as theory and praxis, has long grappled with the dilemma of sex difference—whether to celebrate women’s “difference” from men as offering a more emancipatory potential or to challenge those differences as man-made in the process of delineating modern sexed subjects. While...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 19–64.
Published: 01 February 2020
... of feminism, the two phenomena, like the art world itself, are primarily urban. After surveying the accelerating progress made between 1910 and 1940, it interrogates, in light of contemporary art world patterns and current definitions of feminism, the slowing and even regression in recognition of women...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 603–630.
Published: 01 August 2020
... relations and internationally circulating PRC-produced cultural material that articulated feminist ideals as part of Afro-Asian-Latin American solidarity. This article returns to well-known texts of Maoist China to rethink state-produced Chinese feminism as a Cold War framework and gendered globality...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 439–462.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Nobue Suzuki Although “vaginal commodities”—feminized and sexualized bodies in the economic system—are found everywhere on the globe today, this article focuses on the ways in which such sexualized images of the Filipino “ Japayuki ” entertainers working in Japan have been produced and consumed...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 551–579.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Sarah Raymundo This article intervenes into the connections between Philippine cinema's construction of transnational imaginaries and the post-Marcos era when neoliberal policies such as the export of feminized labor to developed countries by so-called “third world” countries like the Philippines...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 45–69.
Published: 01 February 2016
... beneficiaries who depend on paying low or no wages to their workers—to the provision of intimate feminized reproductive labor within the contemporary political economy. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 intimate surplus labor stratified reproduction reproductive labor adoption...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 65–86.
Published: 01 February 2020
..., this article touches on the divergent roots of the women’s liberation movement and western feminism, the Maoist era’s negation of femininity, and the lingering patriarchal structure of art institutions. It was only after a series of groundbreaking exhibitions exploring the female psyche in the 1990s that women...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 237–274.
Published: 01 February 2020
... engaged female artists in conversations to solicit their self-portrayal as artists, or not; the importance of womanhood to their life and art making; and their use of feminism. The exchanges with six artists discussed here reveals the complex positions Hong Kong women occupy in sustaining artistic...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 87–119.
Published: 01 February 2020
... iconography evolved into soft sculpture objects in cloth and paper. Their arrested ephemerality decenters the human subject, drawing attention to haunting absences in conventional stories of art, feminism, and nation. In comparison with the monumental work of Ai Weiwei 艾未未, who also created pieces in response...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 659–675.
Published: 01 August 2020
... accountable for its invasion and colonial rule by the United States in its Cold War strategy to make post–World War II Japan a military outpost and bulwark in the region against communism. How then did the Cold War shape feminisms in Japan, a former colonizing force that never came to terms with its colonial...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 517–546.
Published: 01 August 2020
... between Marxism and feminism and asks us to reconsider approaches toward fostering interclass and international solidarity. Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 modern girl Women’s Day internationalism Communist Party May Fourth References Barlow Tani E. 2004...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 499–524.
Published: 01 May 2011
... by patronage but by competition, the old feudal system hastens to arrive at a compromise with those it previously marginalized by trying to resolve past social class conflicts through sex and legitimation bestowed by the Church. Sex becomes the form of compromise with the feminization of globalized labor...