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positions (2009) 17 (2): 289–314.
Published: 01 May 2009
... nationals,” and the gender politics of Japanese nationality in the context of imperial conquest as exemplified by the intermarriage between Japanese and Taiwanese. Gender inequality under nationality law survived the end of World War II, and new forms of discrimination in the legal regulation of women...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 217–220.
Published: 01 February 2024
... of Rural Origins, City Lives: Class and Place in Contemporary China (2017, 2021). She has published extensively on kinship, gender, and family politics in China, and has taught at several universities in the United Kingdom and Germany. Roberta presently works in the prevention of gender discrimination...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): v–xiv.
Published: 01 May 1997
... have been mediated through the legal apparatus, which racializes and genders immi- grant subjects, for Asian immigrants and Asian Americans, class struggles have always intersected with and been articulated through race and gender...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 795–820.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of policing the boundaries of the state body via policing women's bodies, especially their reproductive capabilities. Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 citizenship gender gender discrimination state policy nationalism Hindu nationalism Nepal References Adhikari Prakash...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 February 2011
..., rather than waste time on futile efforts to curb gender discrimination. Little of the diversity or contradiction advocated by Haraway and Rapp is in evi- dence — ­there is at best a distinction between “regulation against misuse...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 659–675.
Published: 01 August 2020
... in the development of the North Korean nuclear program as a defensive measure against superior powers. While the problem of militarism has been tangibly explained using frameworks of sexism and gender discrimination, critique of militarism positions 28:3 August 2020 674 must include the intersection of sexism...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 439–462.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., Nihon de Philippine jin shssha ga chikara o tsukeru tameni” (“Empowering Filipino Minorities against Ethnic and Gender Discrimination in Japan in Asia no Ksaten, ed. Isao Aizawa (Tokyo: Shakai Hyronsha, 1996), 133–34...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 581–606.
Published: 01 August 2021
... Ichiro Suzuki and find the details of his earlier koseki when this individual was a female named Machiko Suzuki (Ninomiya 2014 ). 6 But privacy is an ongoing problem not only for transgender people who are likely to fear discrimination if their gender change is discovered. During years...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 633–656.
Published: 01 August 2021
... for child support or other benefits in a welfare system designed around heterosexual marriage. The compounded challenges of gender- and sexuality-based discrimination place queer single mothers in an especially precarious position. Organizations working to improve the status of women in society...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 301–321.
Published: 01 May 2022
... marriage and examines the politics of their integration. It establishes that the gender marginalization of their mothers and the discrimination against them as mixed-nationality children will lead to their receiving limited state benefits and being socially ostracized. This article highlights the legal...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 611–620.
Published: 01 August 2001
..., the realization of the Tribunal offers one model for a form of feminism that transcends national borders. By foregrounding the concepts of gender and people’s justice, this historic event also contributed to the development of international law, which has...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 631–657.
Published: 01 August 2020
... with the binary and the universal category of woman to critique gender discrimination (Sanz 2017: 1). What about examples of sex difference that come from traditions outside the West? As Soviet historian Anna Krylova meaningfully asks, Do all binaries have to be invariably opposition- bound in order...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 501–522.
Published: 01 May 1997
... sentiments inform much public discussion, suggests that laudatory accounts of the 1965 INA as an "end" to discrimination and exclusion are still premature. In order to reintroduce questions of exclusion and discrimination...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 607–632.
Published: 01 August 2021
... expectations of family members are inscribed within military law, rhetorically casting the family as a threatened body that needs protection. However, the normative experience of the family in crisis produces violence against gender and sexual minorities. The author concludes by discussing the dangerous...
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 285–318.
Published: 01 May 2007
... outcomes and thus the only legitimate pursuit in the organs of global governance. This juridical definition of gender then refers back to earlier “instruments,” such as the Convention for the Elimina- tion of All Forms of Discrimination Against...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 489–521.
Published: 01 August 2009
... as an evacuated, reformed historicity (as in the exit of funu and the reentry of nuren ). These manuals of elite civility on bookshop shelves hint at the effort of becoming that characterizes contemporary Chinese identity. Place, gender, beauty, consumption, and memory are brought into a relation with one another...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 501–516.
Published: 01 August 2020
... Act defined gender equality as binary sex equality to mean a state that ensures the equal enjoyment of human rights by women and men and equal participation and treatment in all fields, without any discrimination, prejudice, depreciation, or violence, grounded on gender ( Framework Act, emphasis...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 285–332.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., and formed in intersection with other social categories, such as gender, class, and work, in this article I examine the role of human agency in interpret- ing and acting on these intersecting and sometimes ambiguous boundaries. Third and more broadly...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 640–670.
Published: 01 August 1993
... from more than the shifting diplomatic interests of the nations involved in their fate. Discrimination, as anyone who has been subject to it knows, is as supple as life itself. Resident Koreans have encountered it in seeking housing...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 277–306.
Published: 01 May 1999
... for the same (and thereby proportionately shrinking) objects of desire. Fur- thermore, by its very nature, global hypermasculinity contains “the Other” within. To demonstrate, I focus here on media (re)constructions of gender identity...