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positions (2020) 28 (3): 547–574.
Published: 01 August 2020
... to make the world safe for democracy. Though Isahama’s residents were discouraged by their failure to extract a more favorable outcome from military authorities, their struggle to keep their lands from being requisitioned—and similar struggles that erupted in Iejima, Furujima, and Mawashi—are widely...
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positions (2022) 30 (1): 111–136.
Published: 01 February 2022
...). As the major political campaign of the early 1960s, the Socialist Education Movement was characterized by Mao as the “second land reform” and a “kind of class struggle involving all, both within the Party and outside the Party,” which “has not been waged for over ten years.” 6 During the Socialist...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 89–143.
Published: 01 February 2010
... with a special level of compassion, but that link is also problematic: his compassion has been largely disconnected from specific, major struggles of the oppressed. The primary examples considered here are the fight against apartheid in South Africa and the struggle against the occupation of Palestinian lands...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 455–477.
Published: 01 August 2022
.... Since most have had their agricultural land requisitioned for urban construction, they instead build multiple extensions to their houses to rent to rural migrants seeking cheap accommodation. In some cases, village populations have increased tenfold as migrants have flooded in, causing cramped...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 257–280.
Published: 01 May 2011
... return to the native land. Both films posit a transnational subject that bemoans the economic plight of the nation-state while demonstrating neoliberal entrepreneurship in self-regulation. The desiring subjects of the films embark upon transnational quests for self-actualization, which in turn foreground...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 411–427.
Published: 01 August 2022
... to illuminate the unrecognized migrant struggles for survival and human dignity in the face of violent land grabs, ruthless evictions, forced demolitions, and sporadic protests. We have seen, for example, the emergence of new forms of political action among migrant workers as well as new forms of solidarity...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 483–509.
Published: 01 May 1995
... obscurantism, wages a struggle which has beneficial outcomes, even if they are of a type he or she could scarcely imagine, let alone consciously fight f0r.5 For instance: the peasant will be mobilized around the fight for land, bread, and peace...
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positions (1993) 1 (2): 450–485.
Published: 01 May 1993
...), Korean nationalism was feudal, or premodern, in that it was partly the ethos of the landed class, and partly that of the revolutionary peasant movement from below in the struggle against foreign domination. Since...
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positions (2005) 13 (2): 379–410.
Published: 01 May 2005
... that “the relation of sensation to em- placement; the experiential and expressive ways places are known, imagined, yearned for, held, remembered, voiced, lived, contested, and struggled over; and the multiple ways places are metonymically and metaphorically...
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positions (2000) 8 (1): 179–200.
Published: 01 February 2000
.... She put me down on the ground to take a rest. “You are my Vuvu,” I told her, “but you’re my Ina (mom), too.” Passionately Vuvu stroked my head saying, “No, you’re wrong Monanen. My shoulder is only your transient cradle. The land...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 831–850.
Published: 01 August 2012
.... Enshrouded in political domination and conquest, cultural memory atro- phies and disintegrates. The struggle to remember for many of history’s battered subjects is there- fore also a struggle for relevance. The consuming preoccupation with loss...
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positions (1996) 4 (3): 491–517.
Published: 01 August 1996
... television documentaries and travel posters, bookshops and souvenir stands, the message is continuously broad- cast that Japan is a collection of distinctive ky6do (native places, or home- lands), worthy subjects for exploration...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 645–667.
Published: 01 November 2017
... occurs or what processes drive real estate capitalism forward (Haila 1997; Appel 2012). My interest here is how developers struggled to translate their mar- ket ambitions spatially: to disentangle values from land and reascribe them...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 697–731.
Published: 01 August 1999
... conflict with Chinese imperialists, but they were not inhabited as sites of unwilling and hence temporary exile. Following struggles over land in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and the so-called Mia0 rebellions that occurred...
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positions (1996) 4 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 February 1996
... 33 archal succession and state fatherhood informed this new vision of history and motivated student dissidents in their struggle for national reunification. Far from rebelling against the traditional Confucian mores and values...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 677–688.
Published: 01 August 2020
... these students because existing Marxist categories that [they] . . . had been so focused on mastering . . . could intuit but not readily capture, much less express the historical reality as such. A history that does not record a struggle for collective land rights falls short. Writing about the February 1955...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 319–346.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Rajbir Singh Judge; Jasdeep Singh Brar Abstract In 2016, the Pioneering Punjabi Digital Archive (PPDA) went online. Attempting to reveal how the Punjabi community struggled and then thrived in California, the PPDA accumulates narratives of Punjabi American life. Against such models of archival...
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positions (2006) 14 (3): 567–595.
Published: 01 August 2006
... in Palestine, Japanese settlers in Korea and Manchuria were struggling to find ways to overcome problems associated with the unavailability of arable land for settlement and the abundance of cost-effective and industrious non-Japanese workers...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 501–516.
Published: 01 August 2020
... with the example of the female farmers struggle in Isahama, which is a hamlet in Okinawa where in the 1950s a formative struggle erupted against the seizure of lands by the US military. Rather than going along with male- led negotiations for a compensated settlement, the women rejected any scheme that did...
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positions (2003) 11 (1): 135–181.
Published: 01 February 2003
... of Europe.” In addition to relentlessly publicizing Japan’s imperial might, the Negro World informed readers of the struggle against laws limiting Japan- ese land ownership and citizenship. University of Chicago Divinity School graduate Sumio Uesugi...