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positions (2023) 31 (1): 229–254.
Published: 01 February 2023
... of reference to Jeon Soo‐il's A Korean in Paris (2015), in which the possibility of formless subjectivity becomes disavowed within a paranoid vision of the new Korean woman as a fraud. In all of these films, the misogynist tendencies within contemporary Korean society are specifically displaced onto...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 565–593.
Published: 01 August 2017
... links. In the award-­winning mystery novel Kasha (All She Was Worth) by Miyuki Miyabe (1992), a woman’s death triggers a police investigation that uncovers a tragedy involving identity fraud and predatory moneylending. From the perspective...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 645–667.
Published: 01 November 2017
... . Kim Yon-Se . 2013 . “Daehan Real Estate Trust Sanctioned for Accounting Fraud.” Korea Herald , April 24 . Kinetz Erika . 2007 . “Private Investment to Fuel Next Phase of Growth.” Phnom Penh Post , March 31 . ———. 2008 . “For Investors, Cambodia Could Be the Next Vietnam...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 187–217.
Published: 01 February 2001
... mechanisms and carry out such suppression on its own terms. The question ceases to be a religious one; it becomes a secular, legal issue of fraud. What I am interested in, though, is not the simple matter of state suppression of the relatively few...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 335–345.
Published: 01 May 2011
... huling birhen sa lupa (The Last Virgin, 2003) and Laurice Guillen’s Santa Santita (Magdalena, The Unholy Saint, 2004). Ang huling birhen sa lupa sustains to a degree the premise of Himala by exposing the miracle as a fraud, conceived...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 79–107.
Published: 01 February 2008
... teenagers, drafted via force, fraud, and other means of menace; their total numbers are estimated to have been between 100,000 and 200,000, making Koreans the most numerous victims. Once installed in the Yang ❘❘ Finding the “Map of Memory...
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positions (2006) 14 (3): 687–715.
Published: 01 August 2006
... exposes the Gansu relief fraud scandal, a case of cor- ruption that involves over a hundred local officials fabricating drought for years on end to receive famine relief from the central government.38 While it may not convince the unbelieving...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 253–266.
Published: 01 February 2001
... the fight against the pop- ular religion and decided to ignore it altogether. In the 1980s a different regime of state power emerged that took religious practitioners to court for fraud, publicized these cases on national television and in the print...
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positions (2002) 10 (1): 141–172.
Published: 01 February 2002
.... Subsequently the Tokyo Metropolitan Prosecutors Office indicted them for currency fraud and successfully tried the case in the court Tomii State v. (Anti-)Art 143 Figure 1 Akasegawa Genpei, Model 1,000-Yen Note...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 611–641.
Published: 01 August 2004
...—or was forced—in Akasegawa’s Model 1,000-Yen Note Incident, when the artist was investigated and tried for currency fraud in 1965–70, making the courtroom a site of artists’ and critics’ discursive practices.53 Another striking example of an artist’s...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 501–522.
Published: 01 May 1997
...). The 1986 Marriage Fraud Act also disadvantaged women, especially those dependent on an abusive spouse to file for the woman to get residency. Two subsequent amendments to the act have tried to address the problems of foreign-born spouses who...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 February 2013
... schemes involv- ing bank fraud and loan sharking, and as it tracks some of these activities in northern China and Korea, we read about all the men she has “under her spell.” These include Chinese, Korean, and Japanese, and some...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 527–563.
Published: 01 August 2017
...: Postcoloniality and the Critique of History.” Cultural Studies 6, no. 3: 337 – 57. Chao, Antonia. 1997. “Fengnan shuonü, fengnü shuonan — renyao zhapianshi”  —  (“A History of Renyao Fraud Zili zaobao (Independent Morn...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 377–400.
Published: 01 May 2004
... and Iraq. Halliburton’s no-bid, multimillion, multiyear contract is but one example of the national resurrection and redemption of American corporate capital. The case would seem airtight were it not for recent allegations of fraud...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 343–368.
Published: 01 May 2016
... goods trade, Russian identity theft and credit card fraud, Nigerian 419 scams . . . the list keeps expanding. The actuality of these connections is of less significance here than their rhetorical and affective potency...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 253–277.
Published: 01 February 2010
..., “Zhaoqing shizhang yin 74 yiyuan piandai ju’an quzhi” (“Mayor of Zhaoqing Sacked Due to 7.4 Billion Fraud Loan Case Caijing, September 10, 2004.   4. Nanhai had 1.1 million registered residents and 650,000 migrants in 2002...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 537–565.
Published: 01 May 1995
... losses would be covered by federal insurance funds. Like all purely capitalist fraud, the essence of this system was the Ponzi scheme, a swindle named in honor of its master, the famous Boston con man of the 1920s, Charles Ponzi...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 783–807.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., crimes far more serious than Guo's alleged petty theft appeared to be going uninvestigated. That same year, a twenty-nine-year-old cart driver from Shanxi was traveling all over North China, visiting dozens of government units, all in an effort to accuse his boss of murder and fraud. The driver, Zhang...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 517–540.
Published: 01 May 2014
... 535 perpetual questioning of representation and “madness”: “It is a mistake to think that those who have a sound mind are able to critique the fraud of representation. To put it differently, we could be sane insofar as we continue...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 693–719.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Mao Tse Tung, our P. Krishna Pillai.” Soon after this encounter, Mukundan tries to enlist his young friend Sidharthan (who later turns out to be a fraud) as a translator to enable his conversation with Chumin. He is oblivious to the fact...