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positions (2008) 16 (3): 689–710.
Published: 01 August 2008
... think, these identities can change and are stratified less by the ethnocentrism in our concepts than our institutional situatedness. Duke University Press 2008 The Postcolonial Alien in Us All: Identity in the Global Division of Intellectual Labor Allen Chun This essay...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 429–453.
Published: 01 August 2022
...—the worst effects of capital accumulation and the alienation of labor, under which the creation of everyday spaces for labor reproduction provided the key to constructing a new type of community for social transformation among migrant workers. Whereas the state and capital attempt to “pulverize” new...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 463–486.
Published: 01 August 2015
... of happiness in life, what the game ultimately delivers is a simulation of unmanageable debt and alienation. The author's argument treats Days of Love and Labor as a form of serious play as it inquires into the possible appeal behind this simulation. The first part of the article draws on an interview...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 17–43.
Published: 01 February 2016
..., and/or authority. Critics emphasize the alienation of the call center worker by noting the high volume of calls that agents handle and the intense surveillance to which they are subjected. Certainly, that labor in call centers is affective in no way...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 619–646.
Published: 01 November 2018
... alienation, started to call for a simple life insurance for the lower classes. Influenced by European social insurance programs, these reformers advocated for a state-run system that would function as a kind of social policy that would improve the lives of the poor. Advocates argued that the universalizing...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 921–945.
Published: 01 November 2013
...-­value to exchange value. Henri Lefebvre astutely observed that the emancipation of full human potential from the alienating effects of labor time cannot be overcome through the mere creation of new spaces.64 Insofar as spaces...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2016
... and gendered subjects are slotted into production systems. More broadly, placing intimate indus- tries at the center of analysis destabilizes the meanings of core concepts (e.g., value, labor, alienation) in critical political economy research...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 545–564.
Published: 01 August 2015
... in neoliberal capitalism, can be inextricably connected if one has the courage to step out of the capitalist rat race into the mouselike world of anticonsumerist life. In this world, which is located on the other side of labor alienation, you only...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 231–257.
Published: 01 May 2015
... as reified labor working in a space that to them and the agency they work for is little more than an abstraction. Yet, if the JHC women are portrayed as laborers alienated from the space in which they work, the man is portrayed as alienated...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 450–482.
Published: 01 May 1995
... and that labor on “an assembly line is inherently the same regardless of govern- mentThis view, which asserts that labor should not have been identified as a category of alienation in the first place, is a point of contestation that Wang Ruoshui...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 171–202.
Published: 01 February 2023
... rests on who or what governs the rhythms of work and life (see Berardi 2009 : 68–69). Underlying Akari's control of her rhythms is the unstated fact that she owns her own labor. The Aria Company to which she belongs operates as a small self-managing enterprise, with an alien cat “president” serving...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 597–631.
Published: 01 May 1995
... aesthetic and material production as mutually dependent. The elimination of “alienated labor” enables an aesthetic state of playful and joyful productive labor. Zhu’s notion of aesthetic practice seems to be reaffirmed by Terry...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 501–522.
Published: 01 May 1997
... laborers, or for being contract laborers them- selves. After 1924, of course, such categories of undesirables were super- seded by a single classification: Chinese women became excludable on the basis of being “aliens ineligible...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 331–367.
Published: 01 May 2001
... spectators’ participation in Manila and is radically excluded from Manila. She is included as excluded. Her alienated labor under the regime of the image in its gendered and economized instan- tiation means that, existing for the pleasure of others...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 640–670.
Published: 01 August 1993
... of German citizenship somewhat parallels the Japanese treatment of nonethnic Asian laborers and Brazilian Japa- nese. The marking as alien implied in the term “resident,” as in Resident Korean, is echoed in the “guest...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 644–661.
Published: 01 May 1995
... such as exploita- tion, alienation, and violence for any engagement with the politics of knowledge. At the same time, their agonistic engagements with these cate- gories and with recent theoretical discourses diversely testify to the chal...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 677–714.
Published: 01 August 1993
...David Pollack Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 The Revenge of the Illegal Asians: Aliens, Gangsters, and Myth in Kon Satoshi's World Apartment Horror David Pollack World Apartment Horror (Japanese title: Wa'rudo apitomento hora') by Kon...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 531.
Published: 01 May 2000
... to the work, to the alienation and punishing industrial labor performed by the women workers at Meteor. Pun Opening a Minor Genre of Resistance in Reform China 543 Yan’s Pain: Between the Body and the Social I think I love him...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 723–737.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Marx’s discourse of alienation. Li Zehou’s application of Kant obviously passed through his own interpretation and implementation. Subjectivity had acquired its own special meaning, an individual capable of realizing the ideal of human...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 513–554.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of reification, which we must understand in reference to Marx’s discussion of commodity fetish- ism in which people’s own labor appears as something objective; relation- ships between people “[assume], in their eyes, the fantastic form of a relation...