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positions (2017) 25 (4): 769–794.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Elena Shih This article is interested in why and how Thailand functions as a pivotal destination for US human-trafficking rescue projects, and it situates transnational antitrafficking endeavors within Thai political and economic history. Based on ethnographic participant observation of the global...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 71–96.
Published: 01 February 2016
... industry is negotiated at the village level in the context of Vietnamese state rhetoric equating female marriage migration to human trafficking and the delocalization of the marriage process (“being chosen,” being trained and being married) to foreign men from villages to larger cities. Recent expansions...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 179–203.
Published: 01 February 2016
... club industry in South Korea,11 scholars such as Seungsook Moon and Jinkyung Lee characterize the migrant flow into the camp town club industry since the mid-­1990s as human trafficking.12 While the intimate labor of migrant hostesses often...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 743–784.
Published: 01 November 2015
... examines the ongoing Korean War as the backdrop for the neoconservative emergence of human rights critique of North Korea. Examining the transnational funding matrix behind the publication and international circulation of the North Korean defector memoir, specifically the National Endowment for Democracy's...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 439–462.
Published: 01 May 2011
... transnational middle class such as advocates, academics, lawmakers, and the media people, including the Philippine elite. Recently, such overt sexualization of the workers has also subjected Filipino male workers in the night businesses. Whatever workers' sex and sexual orientation, they are seen not as humans...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 537–554.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Human Trafficking from Southeast Asia to Taiwan” in collaboration with Vital Voices, which “grew out of the United States government’s successful Vital Voices Democracy Initiative, which was established after the United Nations Fourth World...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 333–335.
Published: 01 February 2016
... Rhacel Salazar Parreñas is professor of sociology and gender studies at the University of Southern California. Her current research examines the intersections of human trafficking and labor migration. The author of four books and numerous articles on...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 843–844.
Published: 01 November 2017
...). Sylvia Nam is an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of California, Irvine. Her research interests include market formations in transitioning cities. Seunghan Paek is a researcher in the Institute of Humanities at Yonsei University...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 633–644.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., asserts its dissenting critique of the global “antitraf- ficking movement” by hosting international visitors on “humantrafficking reality tours.” These tours are not purely philanthropic or educational events but rather occur as a part of “free...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2016
... of international marriages to uncover instances of human trafficking in Vietnam (Bélanger), does not reflect the economic and cultural desires of the people involved in the indus- try. Attempts to morally bar commercial sex and their...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 February 1993
... Lincoln are cited as sources of the belief that human trafficking cannot be permitted in a civilized society. When Confucian imperatives are laid liter- ally paragraph-by-paragraph with Parent-Duchatelet, Charlemagne, St. Au- gustine...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 839–873.
Published: 01 November 2016
... traditional narrative of Japanese prostitutes on the American Pacific Coast portrays these women either as pioneers who ran away from home to pursue personal freedom in a new land or as victims of interna- tional human trafficking and racism.21...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 581–613.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Liu Xiaobo receiving the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize, only two positions have been heard. The Chinese government contends Liu is a criminal under Chinese law, who thus does not deserve the prize.1 Liu’s supporters argue that he upholds human...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 565–593.
Published: 01 August 2017
... underground, wrote that these loan sharks are a necessary part of the econ- omy and function as a safety net for small businesses.8 Usury Manga Naniwa and Minami portray this personal debt crisis through the human relationships that the alienating...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 133–157.
Published: 01 February 2011
... were either academically ill prepared or underfinanced.49 At the same time, the strong yen attracted illegal Chinese immigrants, mainly unskilled workers and hardcore criminals arriving with the help of human traffickers. Their very...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 229–256.
Published: 01 May 2011
...- sive trafficking into sex work.”1 In the dominant Philippine — as well as the global — context, the term, however, evokes a much larger scope than sex trafficking, though certainly this subaltern sphere is essentially constitutive of the...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 675–705.
Published: 01 August 1998
... in I 86 I and the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation in I 865. Part of the colony’s extensive trade was also conducted in humans, includ- ing women sold into profitable prostitution.18 As were the Straits, Hong Kong was...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 225–237.
Published: 01 February 1999
... other non-Western countries have been organizing themselves, demonstrating against injustices they face, and demanding human, civil, political, and social rights. The Mahila Samanwaya Commit- tee in Calcutta, India, for example, is...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 759–771.
Published: 01 August 2004
... of the problem of violence in society and human history. The layers of jarring juxtapositions of different materials and sentiments in this work are provocative enough even for the casual viewer. While barbed wire is a...
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 285–318.
Published: 01 May 2007
... restructuring, sexualization of women’s work, trafficking, and so on: it is the importance of bringing into ideological and scholarly representation an appreciation that women’s centrality is as workers and thus primary actors in the NIDL and...