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positions (2021) 29 (3): 551–579.
Published: 01 August 2021
... softening their otherwise stern expressions. One embraces a toddler while the other cradles an infant whom she feeds with a bottle. The image is framed on the right with text that reads: “Women dou shi/haizi de ma 我們都是/孩子的媽 ” (We are both/the children's mothers). The characters for “children's mothers” are...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 795–820.
Published: 01 November 2017
... is pro- hibited in all cases.) In practice, this meant that citizenship by descent was available only through Nepali fathers. Even children whose fathers were, in fact, Nepali citizens were ineligible for citizenship if the mother could...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 469–493.
Published: 01 August 2021
... government put forward a “New Vision for Alternative Care” in 2017, stating the objective to vastly increase foster care placements and decrease the use of institutions (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare [hereafter MHLW] 2017 ). However, one major reason children are generally placed in child welfare...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 573–602.
Published: 01 August 2014
... is particularly evident in one recurrent motif that is often presented at temple fairs and seldom fails to draw a crowd of wide-­eyed children. Known as “The Kings of the Ten Courts of Hell” Shi dian Yanwang), it is a series of ten images...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 497–526.
Published: 01 May 2012
... birth control and birth plan- ning. Calls in the s and s to limit births to one or two children promised that this would make the people rich and the country strong (dân giầu nước mạnh). As with similar campaigns in China, programs to...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 281–302.
Published: 01 February 2016
... Mumbai surrogate mothers’ pregnancies, Jeff claimed, “We’re pregnant!” Like Jocelyn quoted at the beginning of this article, Jeff’s declaration of his alleged bodily capac- ity to bear children is not unusual. Another US straight woman, who now...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 547–574.
Published: 01 August 2020
... at the executioner s block waiting for our time of death to arrive ( Tachiagatta 1955). Another woman, Toyonaka Kazuko, who had three children aged four, twelve, and eighteen, spoke about the consequences of losing access to the 600 tsubo of land that she had as a single mother who lost her husband...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 73–93.
Published: 01 February 2013
... “wives” keeping watch over the moral profligacy of European men residing in the colonies and as “mothers” properly educating the children, settler women were responsible for smooth and effective management of the home. These women’s individual...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 277–309.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Seishin s anthropology. The film s participatory stance is evident in its depictions of this new social reality. Article 1 explains the purpose of the law: to enable persons (adults) and children with disabilities to live independent daily or social lives according to their respective abilities and...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 561–591.
Published: 01 May 2012
... that could improve his health and prolong his life goes unused. This article traces the unfolding of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Vietnam, its entanglement with so- called “social evils” through the s, and its sub- sequent...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 437–462.
Published: 01 August 2015
... tedious and industrious labor? I believe that this sudden change was a response to the growing dependence of the South Korean economy on global capital. I also think that the family, especially full-­time mothers who dreaded their children’s fall...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 633–656.
Published: 01 August 2021
... the work that straight men typically allocate to women. 13 Queer single mothers also face penalties as they provide and care for their children, often without the social and familial support that men enjoy. These mothers are less likely to own a home, more likely to move frequently and to...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 567–589.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., in Gupta’s words, the government of children’s moral- ity “ . . . cut[s] across domains that we would regard as separate,” including education, the family, and public discourse about appropriate child rearing. The final section looks at what...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 581–606.
Published: 01 August 2021
... relationship should such proof be necessary. Lack of evidence of a kin relationship leads to numerous problems for couples in jijitsukon , but particularly for women who have children with partners with whom they have no legal relationship. Since they are technically “single mothers,” they face complications...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 575–602.
Published: 01 August 2020
... represented leftist feminism with an emphasis on peace, anti- imperialism, and children s and women s rights (de Haan 2010: 548). Following the establishment of communism in Eastern Europe and many parts of Asia, several members withdrew from the ICW and joined the WIDF instead (Beyers 2005: 48 49).4 Both...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 561–567.
Published: 01 November 2019
... and praxis provide a way to rupture and displace this demented idea. Charmaine Carvalho s Flight from the Womb: Mothers and Daughters in Indian Chick Lit sets out to invert the usual expectations of this com- mon writing style. Her genre chick lit is, as with most things in our times, an...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 807–835.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Korea failed to invest in adequate social pro- grams, thousands of infants of unwed mothers and children abandoned by families who could not feed or educate them were sent overseas. Kim ∣∣ “The Ending Is Not an Ending At All” 817...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 67–91.
Published: 01 February 2021
... becomes her servant and Toetie begins to have her many mixed- blood children. Nanny Itih becomes a second mother for Toetie and Charles s ever- growing number of children. But Nanny Itih also becomes the cook and does the work of a common servant. She lives in a back area of the houses that become bigger...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 811–823.
Published: 01 November 2019
...; and I don t want to have children with you. What a feminist arrangement and positions 27:4 November 2019 818 announcement! And in this situation of getting together, people also have to come out to themselves. The coming out is not to the public it s more to yourself, because when you decide that...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 947–985.
Published: 01 November 2013
.... Salt opens with its heroine, a peasant housewife, nervously scraping an earthen wall of her house with her nails. She remains nameless through- out, always simply identified in relation to her children as “the mother of Pongsik” or “the mother...