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positions (2009) 17 (3): 643–653.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Anita Wen-Shin Chang Marking a notable achievement in Taiwanese cinema, Fishing Luck ( Deng dai fei yu ), the first feature narrative film set on Taiwan's Orchid Island, home to the Tao Aborigines, premiered in 2005 at the Twelfth Women Make Waves film festival in Taipei. It was also the first...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 593–618.
Published: 01 November 2018
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 516–546.
Published: 01 August 2018
... migrants in Northeast China, whose labor is no longer demanded in Korea’s neoliberal restructuring processes and who try their luck in China’s uncertain but fast-growing economy. In Seotap, a Korean migrant enclave in Shenyang, South Korean sojourners, who mostly engage in the unstable service sector, have...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 525–549.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of life and death. There is extreme enthusiasm among the jobless towards trying their luck or making a fast buck.”30 To play the game of jueteng, a bettor chooses two numbers from one to thirty-­seven, and at the very least, a winning...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 551–579.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... There are sales ladies, waitresses, musicians, and office workers as well. The majority, however, are DH [domestic helpers] like me. Masters depend on your luck. There are masters who are kind and those who are short-­tempered. If luck is not on your...
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positions (2018) 26 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 February 2018
...), and nationality (Völkischem): We were in luck. It was wonderfully clear in the afternoon, and little boys and girls from the elementary school were traveling on the ship in economy class. I stood at the front and listened, very pleasantly excited...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): v–xiv.
Published: 01 May 1997
....: Duke University Press, 1996). 3 On the post-1965 immigration from Asia see Paul Ong, Edna Honacich, and Luck (:hcng, eds., The New Asian Immigration in Los Angeles and Global Restructuring (Philadelphia: Tem- ple...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 799–809.
Published: 01 November 2019
... are passionate about what you are doing, you will automatically go forward and be productive. Love your films and love your life. Bao: Thank you very much, Popo. We look forward to seeing more of your films, and good luck with working in the screen industries. Bao An Interview with Fan Popo 809 Notes 1 We...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 399–421.
Published: 01 May 2021
... a wise man, a fool, and a slave. While the slave complains to the wise man about the miserable condition of his life, for there is not even a window in the house in which he lives, the wise man simply reassures him by saying that his luck will improve before long. By contrast, the fool takes Wang...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 7–36.
Published: 01 February 2006
... there are four tiles each) were excluded, making for a total of only 108 tiles. Such simplification has the effect of shortening the duration, reducing the skill factor, and heightening the random or luck element of the game. The result of this watering...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 475–502.
Published: 01 May 1998
... of “help” and “luck” betray a common theme: A wife should be grateful when her husband joins in the housework. When the family-owned business enlarges or the couple gain socioeco- positions 6:2 Fall 1998...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 329–358.
Published: 01 May 2008
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 431–469.
Published: 01 May 2002
... to present itself while I thought out loud, dribbling out whatever thoughts came to me. For this reason the book may be opened anywhere; it does not matter where one starts reading. With luck it will all seem connected, like a series of links...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 473–493.
Published: 01 May 2012
... what had been lost occurred many times a day throughout the city. Popular perception of the computer as an instrument of good luck and fortune was key to the rise of digital retouching, largely through the sym- bolism of billionaire Bill Gates...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 121–139.
Published: 01 February 2021
... scheming and military adventurism of the colony. Cut off from the time of empire, he retreats into another time of isolation and meditation to become a different self. As luck would have it, he is rescued after a year. Back in the colony, he becomes a legend, his acciden- tal history heralded...
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positions (1997) 5 (3): 811–834.
Published: 01 August 1997
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 551–572.
Published: 01 August 2014
... to it to bring good fortune and prevent bad luck. The folk society of the faithful, mentioned above, is called the Long Pai Hui, and this is also the term for the temple fair held in homage to the Dragon Tablet on the second day of the second month...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 463–486.
Published: 01 August 2015
... and variation of different forms of labor, luck, and class in Japanese society. Enumerating various kinds of employment, professions, and conditions that might be added to the game, #62 ultimately realizes that the game would exceed the threshold...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 231–252.
Published: 01 February 2016
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positions (1994) 2 (3): 629–679.
Published: 01 August 1994