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positions (1996) 4 (3): 421–458.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Sheng-mei Ma Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 Immigrant Subjectivities and Desires in Overseas Student Literature: Chinese, Postcolonial, or Minority Text? Sheng-mei Ma Immigrant literature’s peculiar absence as a category in U.S. academic dis...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 319–346.
Published: 01 May 2021
... in both the archive and public sphere alongside ethnographic work conducted with Sikh immigrants who work in canneries and the fields. The aim is to pause in the present impasse to consider the nonbecoming of unknown forms—an ethnographic “reaching and ungrasping” in which the future is not fixed...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 551–577.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Peter Nien-chu Kiang Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Pedagogies of life and Death: Transforming Immigrant/Refugee Students and Asian American Studies Peter Nien-chu Kiang Changing Landscapes Nearly three decades have passed since Third World...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 245–275.
Published: 01 May 2022
... that the figure of the stateless child challenges state logics of immigration control in two ways. First, born in Malaysia but without proper identity documentation or legal status from any nation, stateless youth in the study were “deportable to nowhere.” Second, Malaysian immigration control inadvertently...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 501–522.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Eithne Luibheid Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 The 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act: An "End" to Exclusion? Eithne Luibheid The 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) is generally portrayed as bringing an end...
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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 (2023) 31 (1): 67–89.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Hyunshik Ju Abstract Two stage plays written after 2010 about North Korean defectors in South Korea are dealt with in this article, Mokran Eonni ( Sister Mokran ) and Toillit Pipeul ( Toilet People ). This article employs an analytical framework that weaves the terms of the immigrant...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 133–157.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Timothy Yun Hui Tsu This paper examines postwar Japanese experiences of kakyō , or “overseas Chinese,” focusing on three “sites”: the black market, Chinatown, and Kabukichō. It argues that Japanese society assigns to the Chinese immigrant community stereotypical meanings that reflect first...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 763–792.
Published: 01 August 2012
... silenced and invisibilized, and interrogates the counterpointing of Eastwood's character, Walt, and his normative white masculinity with two dysfunctional immigrant masculinities—that of the effeminate, childlike geek and that of the hyperviolent and transgressive gangster. The piece proceeds to read Hmong...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 71–96.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Danièle Bélanger Vietnamese immigrant female spouses account for the second largest group of “foreign brides” in Taiwan and South Korea. This essay examines the local industry in Vietnam that facilitates and organizes marriages between local women and foreign men. The analysis focuses on how...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 807–835.
Published: 01 November 2015
... proliferations. The militarized and gendered diasporas of Korean transnational adoption constitute a particular mode and temporality of migration whose specificities and complexities cannot be captured sufficiently via general tropes of immigration, refugee displacement, and adoption. The essay thus...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 601–628.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Helen J. S. Lee This article uses the comic poetic genre senryu as a source through which to explore the dynamics of lived experience of working-class Japanese immigrants to Korea. Challenging the dominant paradigm by which we view colonial reality, as a neatly divided portrait of colonial society...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 623–652.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., and their divergent and even self-conflicted views toward maritime commerce, immigrants, and people of different races. Java in Discord: Unofficial History, Vernacular Fiction, and the Discourse of Imperial Identity in Late Ming China (1574 1620) Yuanfei Wang Introduction In Shuihu quanzhuan (Water Margin), a late...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): v–xiv.
Published: 01 May 1997
.... Asian immigration to the United States began in the mid-nineteenth positions 5:2 0 1997 by Duke University Press. positions 5:2 Fall 1997 vi century with the developing U.S.economy’s...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 737–762.
Published: 01 August 2012
... transferred directly into an Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) detention center and slated for deportation to Cambodia.1 Boran was one of the thousands of Cambodian refugees whose life courses were radically altered by recent changes...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 667–696.
Published: 01 August 1999
... In conducting research among Korean immigrants in New York City and Los Angeles, I encountered people similar to Jose Lee who had left Korea but settled elsewhere in the Western Hemisphere before arriving in the United States. Unlike...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 357–389.
Published: 01 May 1997
... nationalists fighting for Korean independence relocated abroad, most either in Shanghai or in the United States.’ Few people in South Korea today are aware that the early Korean immigrants, with their strong nationalist con- sciousness, founded...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 325–355.
Published: 01 May 1997
... marked by contestations across multiple state and community institutions located in both the United States and Korea. During the period of Japanese colonialism, 1905- 1945, the nationalist organizing of Korean immigrants in the United...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 457–482.
Published: 01 May 2008
... is a time in which capitalist expansion simultaneously generates and conceals the negative human consequences of globalization — for example, the tre- mendous upheaval and migration of Asian people. Diaspora, dislocation, exile, and immigration born...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 653–666.
Published: 01 August 1999
... of people. In this issue we investigate the situated character of Asian transnationalities by focusing on the circulation of people, goods, and images to and from East and South Asia. Through topics as diverse as Korean immigration from...