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positions (2016) 24 (1): 179–203.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Hae Yeon Choo Based on ethnographic research in an US military camp town in South Korea, this article examines camp town sexual commerce as a manifestation of shifting global hierarchies amid Asia's economic ascendance and the decline of US hegemony. Challenging the dichotomous constructions of US...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 769–794.
Published: 01 November 2017
...). The juxtaposition of domestic concerns about trafficking at the Super Bowl with the funding of the NFS Thailand cam- paign by a celebrated NFL quarterback represents the unique convergence of US moral preoccupations around sexual commerce with transnational...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 623–652.
Published: 01 November 2019
... and Sanfoqi during Yuan and early and mid-Ming times. These transgressions that violated Chinese official tributary order became memorable and made Sino-Java relations a definite point of comparison for the late Ming maritime piracy problems. This article argues that the cultural memory of Sino-Java military...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 763–767.
Published: 01 November 2013
... critical intelligibility in any shared space. Rasdjarmrearnsook’s lament invented a feminism that makes comprehensible, even elemental, the sensual and worldly desire of female sexualities, female mourning, and geom- etries of female attach­ment...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 325–355.
Published: 01 May 1997
... growth and a gendered state identity. Her focus on the military nation-state as an intensely masculinized unit of political authority illuminates the gendered forms of terrorism-rapes, beatings, sexual commodification, sexual intim...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 229–256.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Rolando B. Tolentino Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Guest Editor’s Introduction Vaginal Economy: Cinema and Sexuality in the Post-­Marcos, Post-­Brocka...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 401–422.
Published: 01 May 2001
... of its Web site realize. A Cinematic Manifesto for Cyborgs Raised and educated in Taiwan, a graduate of National Taiwan University, Cheang studied film at New York University. Because of the strong political, economic, military...
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positions (2024) 32 (2): 341–369.
Published: 01 May 2024
... and overseas—and their intersections with digital infrastructures of e-commerce and the platform economy that increasingly take advantage of the physical as well as human infrastructures. We end by discussing how the process of intensifying infrastructural development accentuated a series of social...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 131–164.
Published: 01 February 2006
... imperialism (military, economic, and cultural) and the threat it posed to China’s future. As Rebecca Karl has importantly argued, the late Qing saw the formation of central concepts that came to constitute a discourse of nationalism...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 501–533.
Published: 01 August 2001
... and sexual violence that occurred in Jakarta on 13 and 14 May 1998, part of a train of events that culminated in the resignation of President Suharto on the twenty-first of the same month, were widely be- lieved to have been instigated by certain state...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 February 2013
... empire, exploring the politics of colonial relations beyond the realm of the formal and explicit. They consider issues of bodily habitus, emotional experience both ecstatic and abject, sexual fantasy, and the everyday language of racism. The concept of sensibility ties these investigations of colonial...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 February 1993
... reform, in which a strengthened Chinese gov- ernment and socially conscious members of the elite would both play cru- cial roles. The government was enjoined to revive industry and commerce so that poor people could support themselves...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 37–66.
Published: 01 February 2006
... protagonist as explicitly evil. Rather it romanticizes her as an independent woman who can enjoy sexual plea- sure but who has momentarily erred. Thus, Happy End reveals the changed expectations of women in recent South Korean social history...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 171–219.
Published: 01 February 1997
... that the government first officially acknowledged the existence of shakufu (barmaids who often also performed sexual work) and geisha (courtesans).3 It was not until the Brothel and Prostitution Control Regulations of 1916 that the government began...
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positions (1994) 2 (3): 500–537.
Published: 01 August 1994
... Bhabha has argued for “reading the racial stereotype of colonial dis- course in terms of fetishism Freud’s analysis of how the problematic of sexual difference engenders fetishism provides Bhabha with a heuristic for understanding...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 439–465.
Published: 01 May 1997
... in the United States and abroad is fundamental to any examination of the international sex tour industry, since hegemonic con- structions of Asian sexualities throughout the diaspora are often intimately related, and because they have serious...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 675–705.
Published: 01 August 1998
... Levine Nineteenth-century anxiety over sexually transmitted diseases was a pow- erful mix of moral and sanitary prejudice that routinely viewed promiscu- ity, and more especially prostitution, as the likeliest route of infection...
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positions (2022) 30 (1): 159–187.
Published: 01 February 2022
..., as well as the bodies of individuals, can be seen as constituting an alternative playground where members of dominating races, genders, sexual practices affirm their power-over in intimate relations with the Other.” Racist kitsch items (Turner 2002 ) like mammy cookie jars and Sambo coin banks embody...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 671–684.
Published: 01 August 2012
... World War development of the military- intellectual complex, and subse- quently reimagined by various Cold War and post – Cold War strategies of foreign policy, including catastrophic campaigns of bombings and regime changes that promised...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 45–69.
Published: 01 February 2016
... the many contemporary industries that provide services for clients or customers who seek assistance in finding marriage partners, children to adopt, sexual services, elderly and child caregivers, household workers, and other intimate, affective...