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positions (2010) 18 (2): 425-458.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Lisa Rofel This essay addresses the anxiety that many urban gay men in China express about “money boys”—a term used in English to refer to male sex workers who have sex with other men for money. The essay argues that money boys are a pressing issue for Chinese gay men because homophobia and...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 629-656.
Published: 01 May 2012
... people rely on cash transactions, thus the quality of money encompasses more than its relationship to price. While the demand among Vietnamese citizens for a reliable currency resonates with contemporary neoliberalism, it cannot be reduced to it. By way of addressing the divergent concerns with the...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 565-593.
Published: 01 August 2017
... kin'yūdō (Naniwa Way of Finance). Serialized in Mōningu (Morning) . Tokyo : Kōdansha . ———. 1997 . Aoki Yūji no zeni to shihonshugi (Aoki Yūji's Money and Capitalism) . Tokyo : Daiwa Shobō . ———. 1999 . Naniwa kin'yūdō zeni no maryoku: Yononaka no karakuri ga wakaru Marukusu no keizaigaku...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 595-629.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Culture 21 , no. 2 : 243 – 66 . Risk, Incorporated: Dr. Love and Mr. Money Nandini Bhattacharya To read affect as “habitus” is one way of deciphering how a dyadic moder- nity crisscrosses intimate and official worlds. In this essay I trace the per...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 243-264.
Published: 01 May 2018
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 189-219.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Pheng Cheah Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Crises of Money Pheng Cheah In their 2000 academic blockbuster, Empire, Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri made the polemical argument that postcolonial theory leads to a...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 785-806.
Published: 01 November 2015
... war mobilization. In particular, the essay brings close attention to the subject of money, specifically, war funds procurement, as a recurring and governing thematic preoccupation of Manchurian action films as a genre of war film. By exploring the trappings of “money,” as it is configured in such...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 603-633.
Published: 01 August 2014
... the part of barefoot lawyers not only serves to fill gaps in the legal services system in the countryside, it also reestablishes the very concept of “legal services” in village society. That is, barefoot lawyers offer legal services based more on long-term human relationships than on money. Therefore...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 469-505.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Teri Silvio This article analyzes the structure of feeling embodied in a ritual of theater-going in which women fans of Taiwanese Opera would weep along with actresses singing “crying songs” and rush to the stage to hand them money and other gifts. The ritual was popular only during the opera's...
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positions (2018) 26 (1): 151-183.
Published: 01 February 2018
...: I. Counterfeit Money . Copyright 2018 Duke University Press 2018 allegory Walter Benjamin Charles Baudelaire Jacques Derrida incognito metaphor References Adorno Theodor W. Benjamin Walter . 2006 . Correspondance Adorno/Benjamin 1928–1940 . Edited by Lonitz Henri...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 351-387.
Published: 01 August 2018
... example, money capital. Herein lies the link—in China, but also more generally in this period—between biopolitics and economic (bourgeois) nationalism, one that is not incidental or accidental, but immanent and formal. Copyright 2018 Duke University Press 2018 China republican period vital...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 637-658.
Published: 01 August 2013
... coin money one of the defining marks marques( ) of sovereignty. Bodin wrote that the power of coinage was the “same nature” as the power of giving laws, since “only he who has the power to make law can regulate the coinage.”3 This...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 811-823.
Published: 01 November 2019
... remember was that a woman with HIV said she had no money for medicine, while she could not speak at all it s not that she didn t want to share her stories, but that she was just too ill to talk. At that point, my colleagues and I started to think that we should really start to document these stories...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 669-670.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... She has con- ducted research on cultures of mobility, including the social life of money, in urban Vietnam. Her work has been published in Research in Economic Anthropology and American Ethnologist. She has also coedited a...
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positions (2002) 10 (1): 141-172.
Published: 01 February 2002
..., Model 1,000-Yen Note (1963), as cut to size and inserted in Keish¯o, no. 8. The string visible above Akasegawa’s money is Takamatsu Jir¯o’s work. Collection of the artist; photo courtesy of Nagoya City Art Museum...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 217-228.
Published: 01 February 2011
... we quickly move to a circus scene in the ship’s hold. Money, a key player in the film, makes its first appearance after the circus performance concludes and remuneration is sought. positions 19:1  Spring 2011 220...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 525-549.
Published: 01 May 2011
... — “odd coupling, innovative occult practices and money magic, pyramid schemes and prosperity gospels . . . a capitalism that presents itself a gospel of salvation; capitalism in its messianic, salvific, even magical manifestations.”3 One of...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 289-290.
Published: 01 February 2004
... on money boys and gay culture. Ruri Ito, a professor at the Institute of Gender Studies at Ochanomizu University, specializes in gender and migration studies. Nayna Jhaveri is an assistant professor of geography at the...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 495-496.
Published: 01 May 2001
... 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Contributors Jonathan L. Beller, visiting assistant professor of history of consciousness and literature, Uni- versity of California at Santa Cruz, is the author of “Dziga Vertov and the Film of Money...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 496.
Published: 01 May 2001
... 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Contributors Jonathan L. Beller, visiting assistant professor of history of consciousness and literature, Uni- versity of California at Santa Cruz, is the author of “Dziga Vertov and the Film of Money...