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positions (2016) 24 (1): 45–69.
Published: 01 February 2016
... Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri in their influential work on late global capitalism and empire. Moreover, these three sectors highlight the current significance of what the author calls “intimate surplus labor”—adapting Karl Marx's nineteenth-century concept of the production of profits for a range of...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2016
... surplus reproductive labor (i.e., the new gold) of women migrant workers in relation to three intersecting intimate industries in Asia: domestic work, sex tourism, and adoption. Drawing on her work on these three industries, she illustrates the...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 17–43.
Published: 01 February 2016
... contradistinction to the public, the authors join scholarly conversations that trace how relations of intimacy are constructed through processes of labor. This analysis of intimate encounters and affective labor draws upon several years of intensive ethnographic field research in call centers in the southern Indian...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 281–302.
Published: 01 February 2016
... larger literature on care work. Building from the scholarship on intimate labors, the author shows that surrogacy involves not just affective states of being; instead, surrogacy is a new form of value extraction that reaches deep into the body itself, commodifying aspects of life and the life force that...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 515–543.
Published: 01 August 2015
... only their emotions but also “their subjectivity — affective commitments, intimate beliefs, personal memories, and political sensibilities — as the raw material for the extraction of surplus value.”51 The concept of affective labor, she holds...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 381–409.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Gabriella Lukacs The departure point for this introduction is the proposition that youth unemployment and underemployment are not social anomalies, but they are the new faces of labor for youth in East Asia. This introductory essay argues that a global crisis in capitalism that began in the early...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 257–280.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the surplus of Filipino labor overseas requires legal and juridical transformations — beginning with providing balikbayan visas for Filipino nationals and their families returning to the “homeland,” and culminating in the enactment of dual...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 551–579.
Published: 01 May 2011
... positions the cinematic apparatus at the heart of the visual economy. Cinematic spectatorship as a form of human attention is also a form of labor, since it is productive of value and of surplus-­value when mined within the framework of capitalism...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 745–767.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Arai Andrea Ren Hai , 1 – 28 . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press . Arnold Dennis Pickles John . 2011 . “Global Work, Surplus Labor, and the Precarious Economies of the Border.” Antipode 43 , no. 5 : 1598 – 1624 . Arnold Kathleen R. 2007 . Homelessness...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 565–593.
Published: 01 August 2017
... capitalism, as they relate to the postwar labor form and the technology of inscription used in authenticating the identities of economic subjects. Debts of Redemption: Usury Manga and the Morality of Money in Contemporary Japan Takehiro Watanabe After the collapse of the Japanese...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 617–642.
Published: 01 August 2009
... include some well- to-do and highly educated urban professionals and businesspeople, but once in their place of destination, all are marked by the stereotype of the migrant as a rural, poor, lower-class laborer, lacking in suzhi. And, to take this...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 537–565.
Published: 01 May 1995
...- duction, and utilitarian value, but rather excess, consumption, and expendi- ture of the surplus in nonproductive use. Every social economy at most times has more resources and energy at its disposal than it is able to employ for the...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 513–554.
Published: 01 May 2016
... surplus-­value and large-­scale machinery. Since value in capitalism is mea- sured by the average amount of labor-­time required to produce a given com- modity, the goal of the capitalist is to produce surplus-­value, namely the difference between...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 637–649.
Published: 01 August 2001
... which the information economy predominates. But here one finds another striking paradox at the heart of their argument. They insist that “the central role previously occupied by the labor power of mass factory workers in the production of surplus...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 389–421.
Published: 01 May 2000
... “difference” into the intimate space of the familial while also reinscribing it. At the same time, this absorbing project of constituting cultural difference seems at times to spill out into the domain of pleasure. How are we to...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 7–69.
Published: 01 February 2004
... concealing ne- oliberalism’s intimate connections with state-directed economic policy. For neoliberalism, in truth, relies upon the strength of transnational and na- tional policies and economies, and it depends upon a theory and discourse of...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 37–65.
Published: 01 February 2012
... constraining associational activities, and other more violent containments of labor). Re ecting on the conditions of his own knowledge production, Chayan notes that the early development of the social sciences in Thailand was intimately bound up with...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 281–305.
Published: 01 May 2011
... neighborhood —  Chan, a cop posing as a gang member (Tony Leung), and Lau, a gang mem- ber posing as a cop (Andy Lau) — have been intimately involved with the inner workings of both organizations for years. Caught in awkward and...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 71–101.
Published: 01 February 2014
... factory walls. Three days prior, the regional court had ruled that the police blockade violated national labor laws, interfering with the union’s right to free association and assembly. When the men sat on the pavement, shirtless and defenseless...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 325–355.
Published: 01 May 1997
..., agricultural development, international sex tourism, and the export-driven economy, arguing that both urban and rural Korean women critically function as a surplus of reproductive, domestic, agricul- tural, and industrial laborers whose...