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positions (1997) 5 (3): 811–834.
Published: 01 August 1997
...Yukiko Hanawa; Linda Hoaglund Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Interview with Christine Choy and Nancy Tong, Filmmakers (In the Name of the Emperor) Yukiko Hanawa and Linda Hoaglund In December 1937,invading Japanese troops stormed the city gates...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 29–68.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Li Hsiao-t'i 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Making a Name and a Culture for the Masses in Modern China Li Hsiao-t’i Almost half a century ago, when the late intellectual historian Benjamin Schwartz published his pioneering study on Communist...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 795–820.
Published: 01 November 2017
... . ———. 2015 . “Women Have No Nationality: Why I Burned My Country's New Constitution.” Record , September 21 . recordnepal.com/perspective/women-have-no-nationality . Whelpton John . 2005 . A History of Nepal . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Citizenship in the Name...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 250–273.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Thomas LaMarre Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Writing Doubled Over, Broken: Provisional Names, Acrostic Poems, and the Perpetual Contest of Doubles in Heian Japan Thomas LaMarre It has now become nearly impossible to think of writing in early...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 761–768.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Wesley Sasaki-Uemura Duke University Press 2008 “A Rectification of Names”: Response to Simon Avenell Wesley Sasaki-Uemura Simon Avenell’s article “From the ‘People’ to the ‘Citizen’ ” plots a trajectory of citizens’ movements from the 1960s...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 15–39.
Published: 01 February 2015
... controversy, namely, the current “great reversal” occurring between Japan and China. The MIT controversy thus serves as an indicator of a sea change in the global perceptions of China and Japan in the present day. The current reversal that sparked the MIT controversy must be understood in light of a new...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 581–606.
Published: 01 August 2021
... and address. Evidence of family membership for purposes of legal transactions and social interactions has rested in the koseki document. However, during the past several decades some women have questioned the social pressure and legal requirement to change their names in marriage, choosing instead to maintain...
Published: 01 August 2021
Figure 1 A sign carried by anti-LGBT protesters at the 2015 Korean Queer Culture Festival. The sign clearly illustrates the central concern and point of contention for anti-LGBT protesters, namely, that all gay men have AIDS because they have sex. Photo by Timothy Gitzen. Figure 1 A sign More
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Tani Barlow Issue 20.1 introduces changes in the positions project which widen the “Asia” or “Asias” that contributors can expect to reference in their work. The journal's name change from positions: east asia cultures critique to positions: asia critique signals several changes. The cultures...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 7–35.
Published: 01 February 2012
... offer the possibility of a “containment strategy” constituted of specific space/time relationships, recalling what M. M. Bakhtin named as “chronotope,” which restores time to any consideration of space and allows for the identification of changing conjunctural configurations prompted by momentary...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 595–625.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of government shape one another in contemporary Vietnam. This focus, which considers the material consequences of different discursive positions, reveals a curious paradox. Namely, the dominant regulatory approaches in use today define the primary source of bureaucratic corruption and thus the forms...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 307–327.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Claudia Pozzana; Alessandro Russo The authors discuss the role that two key categories of Wang Hui's “General Introduction” to The Rise of Modern Chinese Thought , namely, the pair “heavenly principles/axiomatic” and “temporal circumstances,” play in opening a basic renovation of the investigation...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 7–39.
Published: 01 February 2014
... of Sharing) metaphorically mirrors the psychological state of its inhabitants. Physical interactions between the women of the House of Sharing are shown to challenge the regulations of gender and sexuality, and bodies that resist the silencing in the name of father are hauntingly featured. With an indepth...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 301–328.
Published: 01 May 2014
... demonstrate how the traumatic war experiences of an elderly war-survivor character in “Heiwa dôri to nazukerareta machi or aruite” (“Walking the Street Named Peace Boulevard,” 1986) remain beyond her ability to narrate them. The article argues that Medoruma's war fiction needs to be interpreted within...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 551–572.
Published: 01 August 2014
... adopted its Reform and Opening policy in 1978. Second, the temporary tent set up annually for worship was replaced by a building, dubbed both “museum” and “temple” by way of creative use of a “double-naming method.” And third, the temple fair was formally identified as a piece of intangible cultural...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 743–784.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Christine Hong Reading North Korean defector memoirs and Korean American “roots” narratives as forms of “second culture” relative to North Korea, namely, an alternative US-oriented culture whose representational authority is held as exceeding that of the socialist state of origin, this essay...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 621–651.
Published: 01 August 2016
.... Taking the disjuncture between the severity of the charges and the paucity of the evidence presented as a point of departure, this article interrogates the legal instruments under which Ethel Rosenberg and Daranee Charnchoengsilpakul were charged, namely the US Espionage Act of 1917 and Article 112...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 261–287.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of the gong , defined variously according to different contexts, which is often erected in the name of love in order to uphold the sense of community, paradoxically also serves the cause for cruelty and abjection against difference, both outside and inside the community. Immanentism, Double Abjection...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 617–642.
Published: 01 August 2009
... between place, suzhi (quality), and the migrant body is made to appear logical and commonsensical. I consider a common discursive practice of branding the baomu (maid), namely identifying the domestic worker and comments on the service provided by the domestic worker according to her place of origin (e.g...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 695–725.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Kirsten Cather This article discusses the obscenity trial of director Oshima Nagisa's 1976 book In the Realm of the Senses , which includes a series of still photographs and the screenplay from his notorious film of the same name. The case illustrates how obscenity convictions in postwar Japan...