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positions (2002) 10 (1): 141–172.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Reiko Tomii 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 State v. (Anti-)Art: Model 1,000-Yen Note Incident by Akasegawa Genpei and Company Reiko Tomii All in all, the creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 589–604.
Published: 01 May 1997
... were unaware of the specific issues facing cabdrivers. Sec- ond, we were unfamiliar with the nature of the taxi industry. Third, the isolated, dispersed nature of the workplace required us to depart from models used to organize workers...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 265–304.
Published: 01 May 2018
... . apjjf.org/2012/10/6/Ran-Zwigenberg/3685/article.html . linear no-threshold (LNT) model radiation Japan uncertainty local environments mutations low-dose effect genba model organisms history of science Copyright 2018 Duke University Press 2018 ...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 309–350.
Published: 01 May 2013
... University Press 2013 New Art Collectives in the Service of the War: The Formation of Art Organizations during the Asia-­Pacific War Maki Kaneko Introduction Throughout the Asia-­Pacific War (1937 – 45), the Japanese government imposed ever stricter controls...
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positions (2005) 13 (2): 379–410.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Ya-Chung Chuang 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Place, Identity, and Social Movements: Shequ and Neighborhood Organizing in Taipei City Ya-Chung Chuang Introduction: An Urban Legend One summer afternoon in June 1995, a college student on the way home after...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 465–487.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Ken C. Kawashima This article reconsiders the concept of the state apparatus by looking at the micropolitics and history surrounding the largest “Korean welfare organization” in interwar Japan, the Sôaikai ( ), or Mutual Love Association. As a welfare organization of Korean workers in Japan, the...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 93–119.
Published: 01 February 2021
.... These are the 1910s, prompted specifically by the 1912 War in Cuba, and the early Cold War, the 1950s and 1960s moment of intentionally modeling Puerto Rico as the “Showcase of the Americas.” In changing the focus to examine the play of images intrinsic to the house of mirrors, this meditation seeks to...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 159–191.
Published: 01 February 2011
... has continuously explored and expressed various degrees of femininity that seemingly contradict a stringent revolutionary spirit. The varying visual representations of traditional femininity and state-organized socialist ideals, which often equal masculinity, collide in North Korea so as to mark a...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 155–177.
Published: 01 February 2016
... to do so. Workers’ bodies bear the rules they have inherited from their gender and class locations. Organizations may seek to amend these rules, imposing new standards and models for behavior, while also introducing social contexts...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 769–794.
Published: 01 November 2017
... antitrafficking movement in Thailand, China, and the United States between 2008 and 2014, this article juxtaposes two distinct tourist encounters: a human-trafficking reality tour hosted by a US nonprofit organization and a separate study-abroad gathering of US university students hosted at the office of a Thai...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 451–473.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Alicia Volk This essay addresses the problematic notion of the “avant-garde” in the context of Japanese modern art. It looks at the formation in 1907 of the national salon, the Bunten, to elucidate the relational dynamics of art organizations in early twentieth-century Japan, especially during the...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 693–719.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Ratheesh Radhakrishnan The “region”—understood in terms of the linguistically organized states—has been one of the central categories around which debates about cultural politics in India have been organized in the last two decades. This article argues that within this scholarship, the “region” has...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 347–374.
Published: 01 May 2009
... organization), became common in Taiwan. In his model of transnational flows, Arjun Appadurai uses the term ideoscape to describe the “diaspora” of a set of related “ideas, terms, images” from the West, such as welfare, freedom, and, of course...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 491–505.
Published: 01 August 2008
... superpopulous with extremely scarce resources, Chinese peasants should revive traditional patterns of small peasantry in growing grain and raising pigs at the same time and use natural energy conducive to environmental protection. Peasants should also organize themselves and, through collective effort and...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 591–616.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Luigi Tomba This article discusses the rhetoric and practices of China's middle-class “community building” ( shequ jianshe , as the campaign to reorganize urban residential communities that started in the late 1990s is called), and the role of suzhi (quality) in building models of “harmonious...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 381–409.
Published: 01 August 2015
... 1970s and peaked in the late 1990s pressured China, Japan, and South Korea to mobilize (and disenfranchise) their young demographics in their transitions from a developmental state model of economic growth toward a neoliberal model of economic management and governance. As such, the essay argues, China...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 305–341.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Yi-Ping Lin This article analyzes how the first collective action toxic tort in Taiwanese history, Former RCA Employees’ Mutual Aid Association v. Radio Corporation of America (RCA) , produced a space of deliberation about the causal effects of chronic exposure to organic solvents to human health...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 717–743.
Published: 01 November 2017
... that is fragmentary and heterogeneous rather than organic and harmonious. The case study involves an attempt by the city government in Gunpo City, South Korea, to collaborate with private enterprise to regulate the dense signage on one specific commercial building, Kwangrim Plaza. The meetings and...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 573–602.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Mikkel Bunkenborg Classical descriptions of popular religion in China have noted how the pantheon of deities constitutes a celestial administration organized and approached much like a bureaucratic state. While the view of popular religion as a mere reflection of imperial rule seems inadequate, the...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 173–194.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Ratheesh Radhakrishnan This article, organized around three films— Stop Violence (dir. A. K. Sajan, 2002), Big B (dir. Amal Neerad, 2007), and Annayum Rassolum (dir. Rajeev Ravi, 2013)—attempts to account for a moment in the history of Malayalam cinema when an attempt to spatially imagine, through...