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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
... this 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): 333–335.
Published: 01 February 2016
... 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 women’s labor...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 179–203.
Published: 01 February 2016
... nongovernmental organizations’ (NGOs) reports on the camp town 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...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 537–554.
Published: 01 May 2010
... causes launched and defined by similar conservative groups in the advanced countries. In 2005, Taiwan’s Garden of Hope hosted a conference on “Strategies for Combating Human Trafficking from Southeast Asia to Taiwan” in collaboration...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 633–644.
Published: 01 November 2017
... advocates in Thailand. The Empower Foundation, a direct services and advocacy organi- zation for sex workers, asserts its dissenting critique of the global “antitraf- ficking movement” by hosting international visitors on “humantrafficking...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 245–275.
Published: 01 May 2022
... Fuad, “Over 1000 Illegal Immigrants Detained in Op Mega 3.0,” New Straits Times , July 3, 2018, www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2018/07/386943/over-1000-illegal-immigrants-detained-op-mega-30 . 14 “Immigration Set to Crack Down Hard on Illegals, Human Traffickers,” Star , August 30, 2018...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 February 1993
... and 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 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2016
... 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 restrictive governance (e.g., in relation...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 439–462.
Published: 01 May 2011
... are the 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 (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 (2016) 24 (4): 839–873.
Published: 01 November 2016
... in a new land or as victims of interna- tional human trafficking and racism.21 Japanese prostitutes in Manchuria, on the other hand, are described as casualties of Japanese colonial expansion as well as the precursors of Japanese comfort women.22...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 675–705.
Published: 01 August 1998
... would deter the more “respectable” Chinese from moving to Hong Kong -a decision “which may affect the prosperity of the Colony.”78 Robinson’s distinction between respectable Chinese and traffickers in human commodities was another...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 277–300.
Published: 01 May 2022
... Kingdom (ASEASUK) Conference , University of London , September 17 . Andreveski Hannah , and Lyneham Samantha . 2014 . “ Experiences of Exploitation and Human Trafficking among a Sample of Indonesian Migrant Domestic Workers .” Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice , no. 471...
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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...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 565–593.
Published: 01 August 2017
... into slavery and death. Unlike Haibara and Manda, who often go out of their way to rescue a client from debt hell, Ushijima lacks any moral pretense. He has no qualms about a lost limb or selling children to human traffickers. Set in the streets...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 571–594.
Published: 01 August 2022
... for an organization that offered sex workers alternative employment, told me that Zhengzhou's urban villages were hubs for much of Henan Province's human trafficking. Girls as young as fourteen could be sold by their family members into sex work at one of the urban village's many brothels. In the mornings, I found...
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 285–318.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., 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 neoliberal capitalism as such. Here is where Laura...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 133–157.
Published: 01 February 2011
... 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 presence in the country being illegal, these people...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 417–423.
Published: 01 May 2010
... it was still happening. The police broke up our “trafficking pipeline.” We did not give up. Four years later, in April this year [2005] we made a second attempt. This time we officially invited a total of twelve movies from Tai- pei, Hong Kong, Jinan...