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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
... represents the unique convergence of US moral preoccupations around sexual commerce with transnational humanitarian investments in human trafficking’s abolition. This article is particularly interested in why and how Thailand func...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 987-1018.
Published: 01 November 2013
... unspectacularly undertaken in sites that are ethnically and temporally local. Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Listening as a Labor of Love: Commerce, Community, and Little Saigon Radio Minh-­Ha T. Pham On Saturday, June 13, 2009, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., this is what...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 623-652.
Published: 01 November 2019
... 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 (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 (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 (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 (1997) 5 (2): 325-355.
Published: 01 May 1997
... exploitation constitutes national 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...
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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 the...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 401-422.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., Cheang studied film at New York University. Because of the strong political, economic, military, and cultural ties between Taiwan and the United States during the Cold War, many in Cheang’s generation chose an American education either as a path to...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 439-465.
Published: 01 May 1997
... 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...
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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. In a...
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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. On the...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 839-873.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the Pacific Ocean and following Japan’s 1905 military victory over Russia, an article in the prominent women’s journal Fujin shinp expressed similar sentiments: “The empire’s new territory [in Manchuria], where our soldiers shed their blood...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 501-533.
Published: 01 August 2001
... conflagration 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...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 131-164.
Published: 01 February 2006
... early twentieth centuries. For Chinese intellectuals of this era were preoccupied with Western imperialism (military, economic, and cultural) and the threat it posed to China’s future. As Rebecca Karl has...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 171-219.
Published: 01 February 1997
.... It was at this time 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...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 103-130.
Published: 01 February 1993
... cru- cial roles. The government was enjoined to revive industry and commerce so that poor people could support themselves without selling their daugh- ters; to forbid gambling, opium smoking, and drinking so that males who...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 45-69.
Published: 01 February 2016
... (as opposed to manufacturing industries) are among 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...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 331-367.
Published: 01 May 2001
... embodiment of a definite set of social relations (cinematic, sexual, and material) is here utilized as at once a deeply poetic as well as a powerfully analytic structure. To paraphrase Stephen Heath, she is the social and the technical as Filipina.11 As...