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positions (2017) 25 (4): 669–692.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Hun Kim As the references of the world-class city pivot from traditional centers of finance in the West to include an ascendant Asia, cities dependent on foreign investment must modulate their governance to capture these flows of capital and urban development expertise. This article examines how...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 67–94.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Naoki Sakai In characterizing one of the extraordinary achievements of positions: east asia cultures critique , one cannot overestimate a political investment gradually constituted, wittingly or unwittingly, throughout the career of the periodical by the editorial team to counteract the implicit...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 629–656.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... By 2007, Vietnam was heralded as an “emerging market,” propelled by foreign investment and export-led growth. Yet inflation was widely attributed to “fiscal indiscipline” by officials with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other multilateral financial institutions. Vietnamese public intellectuals...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 11–49.
Published: 01 February 2013
... into the larger emperor-centered community. However, as I will argue, this elusive project of cultural incorporation revolved around mutually constitutive definitions of Japanese-ness and Korean-ness that the colonial state was seriously invested in managing but, in practice, could hardly control. On the one hand...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 437–462.
Published: 01 August 2015
... invested in their initiatives out of concern for future economic development. By the late 2000s, however, a new neoliberal youth subject came to dominate South Korea. Having internalized the ruthless competition on the labor market, these young people centered their lives on building “specs...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 459–487.
Published: 01 May 2010
... investments in a neoliberal capitalist world order. From this perspective, this essay interrogates (homo)sexuality as a discourse of development on the global stage, while examining the conditions of possibility and limits of globalizing queer studies. Duke University Press 2010 The Queer Space of China...
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positions (2022) 30 (4): 793–814.
Published: 01 November 2022
... generation's trauma is received by the generation after in the form of family tales, journals, recordings, strained parent‐child relationships, invested sentiments in family bicycles, and even supernatural experiences, the article discusses the way the historical past is invoked as “affective archives...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 781–808.
Published: 01 November 2014
... for the “transformative age” referred to as tenkeiki , the article examines his dynamic thinking process, which mirrored the very performative maneuvers he saw in the figures who occupied a transitional period. His investment in the historical interstice was a way to escape essentialism, humanism, and ultimately, Japan...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 645–667.
Published: 01 November 2017
... . Kim Yon-Se . 2013 . “Daehan Real Estate Trust Sanctioned for Accounting Fraud.” Korea Herald , April 24 . Kinetz Erika . 2007 . “Private Investment to Fuel Next Phase of Growth.” Phnom Penh Post , March 31 . ———. 2008 . “For Investors, Cambodia Could Be the Next Vietnam...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 411–435.
Published: 01 August 2015
... the previous generation. The post-­1990s generation entered the labor market with higher expectations for occupational achievement, income rewards, social status, and rights of citizenship.2 Many of them believe that investment in education will help...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 487–513.
Published: 01 August 2015
... of hard work, of labor invested in producing an appealing performance of cute and in cul- positions 23:3  doi 10.1215/10679847-3125863 Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press positions 23:3  August 2015...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 731–762.
Published: 01 August 1999
... friend. Raj follows Simran to Punjab. When he arrives there, he announces that he is interested in investing capital in India by opening a factory. He is immediately befriended by Simran’s fiance and is welcomed with open arms by his...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 192–200.
Published: 01 February 1999
... tightening, since the subject matter such investors find interesting is often politically problematic-and so enter- prises not directly associated with television have reduced their investments. At the present moment, investment mainly...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 381–409.
Published: 01 August 2015
... spectacular growth rates until the mid-­1970s, when the oil shock and the rigidity of long-­term and large-­scale capital investments started slowing down economic growth in Japan. This slowdown was part of a broader cri- sis in capital accumulation...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 405–434.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of nance and investment that generate winds and vital forces of their own. A Short History of Property Relations since the Fall of Saigon In many circles, the incremental move toward privatization has been hailed as a triumph of bottom- up...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 537–565.
Published: 01 May 1995
... in capitalism. Far from contrasting capital invest- ment to the potlatch of the American Northwest, Gilder equates them. Goux paraphrases Gilder’s supply-side reasoning in the following passage: The current notion of a self-interested...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 595–617.
Published: 01 August 2022
... to risk. Roughly translated as “venturing,” chuangdang refers to a spatiotemporal condition in which rural migrants participate in the urban informal economy with both a small investment and their own labor on the urban fringes, yet with little social security or labor protections. It also refers...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 633–644.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of foreign direct investment in Southeast Asia (Hoang 2015; Nam 2011; Ong 2011). This capital development diverted existing channels for the movement of people among less developed and more developed­ countries in Asia (Oishi 2005); it also...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 403–437.
Published: 01 May 1997
... 408 to attract foreign and domestic capital investment, are creating an even broader and more diversified field of mobility for TNCS. Despite its success, EOI has had many deleterious effects on many Asian...
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positions (2022) 30 (4): 895–921.
Published: 01 November 2022
... into the production and trade of chemical drugs, methamphetamines in particular. Much of the investment in all these industries, including mining and drugs, comes from China, as does a large part of the investment in supermarkets, retail, hotels, and casinos. The local military state, thus, carefully adapts itself...