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positions (1997) 5 (2): 643–669.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Enrique Bonus Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Marking and Marketing ”Difference“: Filipino Oriental Stores in Southern California Enrique Bonus In the world through which I travel, I am endlessly creating myself -Frantz...
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positions (1994) 2 (1): 73–90.
Published: 01 February 1994
.... (Dis)Orienting the Body: Locating Symbolic Resistance among Filipino Gay Men Martin F. Manalansan IV And . . . I am an Oriental. And being an Oriental, I could never be completely a man.- Hwang, M. Butte$y The gaze...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 421–437.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Elizabeth H. Pisares If social invisibility is defined as the derivation of a social identity through nonvisible characteristics, Filipino-American social invisibility is the derivation of an ethnic identity given character by its chronic misrecognition and effaced representation in U.S. culture...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 393–420.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Gladys Nubla The 2001 film Bagong buwan ( New Moon ) was hailed as the first feature film to focus seriously on the long-standing conflict between the Philippine central government and Muslims in the southern Philippines, and the first to treat Muslim Filipinos (Moros) with sympathy and sensitivity...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 727–759.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Jan Christian Bernabe The article explores the archive imperative in the 1995 film Bontoc Eulogy by Filipino American photographer and filmmaker Marlon Fuentes. The archive imperative is a decolonizing aesthetic and political strategy that challenges American colonial visual regimes and knowledge...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 365–391.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Richard T. Chu For centuries, dominant groups subjected the Chinese in the Philippines to different forms of identifications as a way to localize them. The Chinese in turn found ways to deflect and manipulate such means of control. Focusing on five films on Chinese Filipinos, this essay describes...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 347–364.
Published: 01 May 2011
... on cultural and socio-sexual relations among gendered and sexed publics in the Philippines, and how this is configured in a political economy that privileges Filipino masculinity as a “stabilizing term” in relation to a tripartite relation between “bisexual” men, heterosexual women, and homosexual men...
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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 (2005) 13 (1): 215–234.
Published: 01 February 2005
...- self, who evoked the Filipino-American past in his speech last October to the Philippine Congress. “America,” he declared, “is proud of its part in the great story of the Filipino people. Together, our soldiers liberated the Philip- pines from...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 121–139.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Vicente L. Rafael Nick Joaquin (1917–2004) is often regarded as the greatest Filipino writer in English, yet he remains largely unknown outside his country. He published widely in all genres and was awarded the National Artist Award, yet he dropped out of high school and spent much of his youth...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 307–334.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Ryan Canlas This article looks at the 1990 documentary Masakit sa mata ( Eyesores ) as an instance of Filipino filmmaking that, in the aftermath of Lino Brocka's socialist realist cinema, explores the modalities of a postmodernist documentary style. It argues that the film founds the idea...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 499–524.
Published: 01 May 2011
... for the Filipino with the deployment of sex workers, caregivers, entertainers, nurses, and household helpers from the country. The patriarch, now emasculated, tries to impede further erosion of his hold on the social system by conceding to share power with previously marginalized sectors, the lower class and woman...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 525–549.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of gambling are used as variables in formulating arguments that under the volatile conditions of an unsound economy and a muddled, corrupt political environment, it is the body of the Filipino female worker that safeguards national collective survival. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Risk...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 551–579.
Published: 01 May 2011
... overseas Filipino workers who, beyond cinematic mediation, are beginning to fight back. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 In the Womb of the Global Economy: Anak and the Construction of Transnational Imaginaries Sarah Raymundo The promotion of transnational...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 457–482.
Published: 01 May 2008
... with their origins and ancestry. In Dogeaters and The Gangster of Love, Hagedorn demonstrates that the constructions of mixed race are the site on which the shame of early Filipino immigrant struggles is repressed.19 The negative emotions of shame and anger...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 463–498.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Benjamin McKay Bricolage: By Way of an Introduction, a Collection of Outtakes and Sound Bites The Filipino body politic is a sorry sight. Whole chunks of the body are missing. It’s almost as if he’s contracted leprosy. This is a damning indictment of his...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 229–256.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Philippines The term vaginal economy was first used by a feminist columnist of a lead- ing newspaper in the Philippines to refer to “how the otherwise legitimate deployment of Filipino women entertainers has deteriorated into their mas...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 687–710.
Published: 01 August 2004
... and a range of discursive interventions making sense of his distinction craft this image: just how do we apprehend Manuel Ocampo? The term we may pertain to Filipinos in the Philippines whose familiarity with Ocampo is well nigh nil. As a Filipino...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 257–280.
Published: 01 May 2011
... a con- sciousness across extant epistemological borders and points of reference that solicit, in all its senses, the constitution of proper selfhood. Currency, Circulation, and Transnational Mobility Filipinos overseas send enough remittances...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): v–xiv.
Published: 01 May 1997
... kind of contradic- tion. For Filipino immigrants, modes of capitalist incorporation and accul- turation into American life begin not at the moment of immigration, but rather in the “homeland,” already deeply affected by U.S. influences...