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positions (2016) 24 (2): 369–401.
Published: 01 May 2016
... historically distinct technologies of feminine selfhood in Taiwan today. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 gender Taiwan variety TV celebrity genealogy identity individualization “From Sparrow to Phoenix”: Imagining Gender Transformation through Taiwanese Women’s Variety TV...
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positions (1994) 2 (1): 15–43.
Published: 01 February 1994
...Rosalind C. Morris Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Three Sexes and Four Sexualities: Redressing the Discourses on Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Thailand Rosalind C. Morris All archetypes are spurious but some...
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positions (1996) 4 (1): 59–86.
Published: 01 February 1996
...Mariko Asano Tamanoi Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 Gender, Nationalism, and Japanese Native Ethnology Mariko Asano Tamanoi Introduction In a recently published essay, Uri Linke reveals the origin of folklore studies...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 245–284.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Maki Morinaga 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 The Gender of Onnagata As the Imitating Imitated: Its Historicity, Performativity, and Involvement in the Circulation of Femininity Maki Morinaga Beyond the studies of Japanese theater, onnagata, “female impersonators...
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positions (2005) 13 (2): 441–471.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Rong Cai 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Gender Imaginations in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and the Wuxia World Rong Cai Taiwanese director Ang Lee’s creative trajectory exemplifies the growing trend of cross-cultural transmission. The most...
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positions (2006) 14 (3): 717–747.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Bakirathi Mani Duke University Press 2006 Beauty Queens: Gender, Ethnicity, and Transnational Modernities at the Miss India USA Pageant Bakirathi Mani At the 1999 Miss India USA pageant, held in San Jose, California, more than six hundred...
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positions (1993) 1 (2): 321–348.
Published: 01 May 1993
...Angela Zito References Barlow , Tani . 1989 . I, Myself, Am a Woman . Boston: Beacon Press. Barlow , Tani . 1991 . “Theorizing Woman: Funu, Guojia and Jiating (Chinese Women, Chinese State, Chinese Family)”. Genders 10 ( March ). Baudrillard , Jean . (1979) 1990...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 465–497.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Tomiko Yoda 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Literary History against the National Frame, or Gender and the Emergence of Heian Kana Writing Tomiko Yoda A number of narrative tales and diaries written during the mid-Heian period are counted among...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Shuqin Cui Introduction: Why (En)Gender Women s Art? Shuqin Cui Contemporary Chinese art since the 1990s has established an international reputation and gained market recognition. Its connection to the world involves multifaceted interactions: modes of art production against China s social...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 453–468.
Published: 01 August 2021
... legal studies, ethnographic studies of family, cultural studies, and gender and sexuality studies, the articles demonstrate how family laws and administrative regulations are contested in everyday practice through investigating what these regulatory forces make possible and what they foreclose, and how...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 394–438.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Lingzhen Wang Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Retheorizing the Personal: Identity, Writing, and Gender in Yu Luojin’s Autobiographical Act Lingzhen Wang Yu Luojin was widely regarded as China’s most controversial woman...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 475–502.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Jiemin Bao Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Same Bed, Different Dreams: Intersections of Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality among Middle- and Upper-class Chinese Immigrants in Bangkok Jiemin Bao When Guoyi,’ a Chinese immigrant woman in Bangkok...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 731–762.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Purnima Mankekar Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Brides Who Travel: Gender, Transnationalism, and Nationalism in Hindi Film Purnima Mankekar In this essay I examine Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge [The lover wins the bride...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 527–563.
Published: 01 August 2017
... withheld information from the public. Of particular interest are stories of gender transgression, defects of the reproductive system, uncommon problems related to pregnancy, the marriages of individuals with cross-gender identification, transsexual childbirth, human intersexuality, and sex metamorphosis...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 795–820.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Barbara Grossman-Thompson; Dannah Dennis In 2006, the Nepali government made it feasible for women to pass citizenship onto their children. In 2015, a new constitution overrode these gains and again made it impossible to grant citizenship through the maternal line alone. Nepal's current gender...
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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 (2012) 20 (3): 763–792.
Published: 01 August 2012
... and Hmong studies, the Hmong lead actor from Gran Torino , and a Hmong PhD student in English. With special attention to how regimes of gender and sexuality manifest racial and ethnic hierarchy, the piece asks questions about the consequences of hypervisibility for Hmong Americans who have been chronically...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 851–875.
Published: 01 August 2012
... public persona with Orientalist discourses in circulation about this “dragon lady,” in both prowar and antiwar considerations. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Reporting on Madame Nhu in the Viet Nam War: Representations of the Gendered Other Diem- My T. Bui...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 807–835.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Jodi Kim Through an analysis of two recent films, Deann Borshay Liem's In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee (2010) and Jane Jin Kaisen's The Woman, the Orphan, and the Tiger (2010), this essay argues that Korean transnational adoption is constituted by militarized and gendered diasporas that mark...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 813–837.
Published: 01 November 2016
... argues that while Tokieda's pro-kōminka essays and Kim Saryang's story of mixed ethnic identity may seem to convey divergent messages, both authors rely upon—and simultaneously abject—the figure of the mother, as well as the fissured relations of gender, class, and ethnicity embodied by her. Copyright...