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positions (2012) 20 (1): 173–182.
Published: 01 February 2012
... economic value. By contextualizing ways in which Asia is commodified as a promise to the global future at the same time it is chastised as yet to be civilized for the market economy, the article urges the investigation of the history of financialization in Asia as a window of rethinking “global” history...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 529–558.
Published: 01 May 2012
... children to raise them well.” Photo by Christina Schwenkel Counting One’s Way onto the Global Stage: Enumeration, Accountability, and Reproductive Success in Vietnam Melissa J. Pashigian When in vitro fertilization (IVF) was introduced in August exclu...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 203–236.
Published: 01 February 2014
... this eminently visible. This article explores the links between the Olympics and global citizenship through examining how the 2008 Beijing games became an international platform for critiques of China's political and economic relationships with Sudan, in light of the continued civil war ravaging the Darfur...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 565–593.
Published: 01 August 2015
... co-op program South Korea Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Language Travels and Global Aspirations of Korean Youth Jennifer Jihye Chun and Ju Hui Judy Han Every year, countless young Koreans travel overseas in combined pursuit...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 129–154.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Leslie Wang Since the Chinese government first began allowing international adoption in 1992, over 130,000 children have migrated to a wide range of countries in the global North. Although most scholarly attention has focused on healthy female adoptees, in recent years a growing number of special...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 179–203.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Hae Yeon Choo Based on ethnographic research in an US military camp town in South Korea, this article examines camp town sexual commerce as a manifestation of shifting global hierarchies amid Asia's economic ascendance and the decline of US hegemony. Challenging the dichotomous constructions of US...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 541–554.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Jamie Morgan 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Words of Warning: Global Networks, Asian Local Resistance, and the Planetary Vulgate of Neoliberalism Jamie Morgan Globalization is the first and last word in the vocabulary of media pundits, cultural...
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positions (2007) 15 (1): 65–90.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Steve Choe Duke University Press 2007 Kim Ki-duk’s Cinema of Cruelty: Ethics and Spectatorship in the Global Economy Steve Choe The Ethical Question I first saw Kim Ki-duk’s sixth feature film, Address Unknown (Suchwiin bulmyeong; 2001...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 347–374.
Published: 01 May 2009
...C. Julia Huang Is the concept of the NGO, or nongovernmental organization, a global catchall? This article tries to respond to the globalization of the concept of NGO by tracing the historical and local development of a Taiwanese grassroots Buddhist organization, the Buddhist Tzu Chi (Ciji...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 643–653.
Published: 01 August 2009
... infrastructure to nurture Aborigine talent in Taiwan's film industry, however vulnerable the industry may be. Duke University Press 2009 In the Realm of the Indigenous: Local, National, and Global Articulations in Fishing Luck Anita Wen-Shin Chang When I first saw Fishing Luck...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 689–710.
Published: 01 August 2008
... think, these identities can change and are stratified less by the ethnocentrism in our concepts than our institutional situatedness. Duke University Press 2008 The Postcolonial Alien in Us All: Identity in the Global Division of Intellectual Labor Allen Chun This essay...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 537–554.
Published: 01 May 2010
... to that of law. The emergence of this new form of power deployment works not only in collusion with the populist government's urgent desire to consolidate its legitimacy and power, but also in collaboration with expanding global governance through which Taiwan's nation-state status bid hopes to find a promising...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 145–158.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Sandro Mezzadra Global capitalism seems to have swept away all spatial limits to its expansion, making a simple definition of terms such as inside and outside problematic, to say the least. One of the fundamental problems we face today is that critical thought needs to forge concepts that are able...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 481–495.
Published: 01 May 2020
... on War and Peace, and PeaceWomen Across the Globe—and argues for feminist scholarship to take an interdisciplinary approach and, in particular, to fuse peace studies with cultural studies, political economy, and global geopolitics. Doing so requires an examination of the history and the scope...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 756–788.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Young Ji Lee This essay examines Maoist China and its deep engagement with local/global capitalism during the Cold War period. It analyzes how the socialist realist utopian images of self-reliant Dazhai, a model village in Shanxi, contributed to the domestic and international image of Maoist China...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 277–306.
Published: 01 May 1999
...L. H. M. Ling Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Sex Machine: Global Hypermasculinity and Images of the Asian Woman in Modernity L. H. M. Ling Three visions of globalization currently dominate the popular imagination...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 763–798.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Lydia H. Liu Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Beijing Sojourners in New York: Postsocialism and the Question of Ideology in Global Media Culture Lydia H. Liu The television serial Beijing Sojourners in New York was aired on the CCTV...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 161–186.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Dai Jinhua 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Translated by Jonathan Noble Behind Global Spectacle and National Image Making Dai Jinhua The Tide of Nationalism In the spring and summer of 1996, the “popular political” best-seller China...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 611–620.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Kim Puja 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Commentary Global Civil Society Remakes History: “The Women’s International War Crimes Tribunal 2000” Kim Puja In the last month of the final year of the twentieth century “The Women’s International War...
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positions (2003) 11 (2): 479–509.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Matthew Chew 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 The Dual Consequences of Cultural Localization: How Exposed Short Stockings Subvert and Sustain Global Cultural Hierarchy Matthew Chew The clothes worn by contemporary urban Chinese should not appear unfa...