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positions (2016) 24 (2): 343–368.
Published: 01 May 2016
... is reconsidered. Finally, the article ends with two takes on the framing of piratical activities as “parasitical.” First, it argues that the “third” of Third Cinema now lives on in these “Southern” piratical practices. Second, in a more speculative vein, it argues for a development of the parasitical...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 821–842.
Published: 01 November 2017
... : Australian National University . Kantorowicz Ernst . 1957 . The King's Two Bodies . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Kockelman Paul . 2010 . “Enemies, Parasites, and Noise: How to Take Up Residence in a System without Becoming a Term in It.” Journal of Linguistic...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 197–200.
Published: 01 May 2015
... “Confucian” saw about the homosexual as a parasitic presence on the healthy heteronor- mative space of Singapore, a part of the cruel nuttiness that Treat describes is anomaly. There is nowhere like this neoliberal extractive city-­state among...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 337–341.
Published: 01 May 2016
... beyond biopolitical governance paradigms: accept Tarde’s society of capa- cious concatenation, he argues, and embrace the parasitical fertility, the irri- tating peskiness, the sociality of the impoverished, and the scholarship they can incite...
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positions (2007) 15 (3): 457–486.
Published: 01 August 2007
... a mode of seeing that is, at its extreme, wholly self-gratifying, dominating, even parasitic. The narrator, after making his appraisal, quickly checks for any visceral reaction, as if expecting a repeat of the nausea that assaulted him earlier...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1067–1093.
Published: 01 November 2012
... than a simple gold digger, she is a for- eign parasite who drains a man of his life along with his wealth. Schuyler’s health declines with the Vampire’s predation: his hair turns gray and his body becomes emaciated. The Vampire, on the other...
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positions (2002) 10 (1): 195–218.
Published: 01 February 2002
.... Even the commercial activities of eminent merchants in eighteenth-century Japan are characterized as “parasitic” in Maruyama’s diagnosis: “As long as they [the wealthy townsmen] derived their income from the traditional mode...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 February 1999
... -is the condition of the func- tioning of every sign, so that Austin’s assertion that certain types of citation are merely “parasitic” upon the “ordinary” use of language becomes contra- dictory. Importantly, Derrida maintains that every sign...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 389–415.
Published: 01 February 2012
... with his grandchildren. The cyclo himself is stoic. The harsh physical labor is inscribed in his lean body but not in his words, which are few. The cyclo and his relatives are at the mercy of rapacious parasites and criminals. They are poor...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 171–197.
Published: 01 February 2010
... by borrowing only the storyline, characters, and setting. Chang also insisted on the heterogeneity of the origin of the story in order to argue that there was no single reference point for his script and that it was not a translation parasitically...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 749–780.
Published: 01 November 2014
... from the author of the source text. In 1926, Virginia Woolf denounced film adaptation as “a parasite.” She wrote, “The cinema fell upon its prey with immense rapacity, and to this moment largely subsists upon the body of its unfortunate victim...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 541–554.
Published: 01 August 2003
.... Neoliberalism is parasitic upon the illusion of our own powerlessness and its own global irresistibility.3 To counteract it is to understand that only I can act for myself and that I am responsible, but only through the connection of local, regional...
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positions (1994) 2 (3): 467–499.
Published: 01 August 1994
... cannibalizes and castrates the male; she feeds off his body and dictates his study regimen, whether or not her son desires sex or success.42 She is a parasite who lives from the pleasure and success he provides her (all women are parasites...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 351–387.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., of earlier land relations that had obtained in the Japanese countryside, what they described as a “parasitic landlord system” (kisei jinushisei): with this as the decisive backbone of the subjugation of the nation, the JCP began an ill-­fated...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 349–365.
Published: 01 May 2015
....”28 In the face of long-­standing “Asian values” rhetoric that homosexuals are unproductive parasites on the modern nation-­state, Jun Zubillaga-­Pow notes that now “the counterargument comes appropriately from the portmanteau...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 545–564.
Published: 01 August 2015
... disrupted the work trajectories of both high-­school graduates and elite university diploma hold- ers. She insists that all the other social problems in Japan — including the “parasite singles,” or college graduates returning home to live with/off...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 224–267.
Published: 01 February 1993
... of the boundary separating “natural” from “social” units. For many therapeutic purposes a veterinarian is interested in the general structures of any dog and any examples of certain types of dog parasites. Treatment for worms varies...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 687–710.
Published: 01 August 2004
... and Hispanic culture. In this intervention, the panop- ticon of religious painting, and even of the museum, is re-visioned to lay bare the parasitic ideology of colonialism and the para-site of Philippine contemporary art and culture. positions 12:3...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 February 2013
... with nonthreatening eroticized replacements. This eroticizing capacity of ideological fantasy must be seen first as a response, a secondary and parasitic eroticization meant to confine and contest the oppositional antagonism coming from colonized subjects...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 15–40.
Published: 01 February 2023
... by the World Bank ( 2008 ) itself, dismantled a system that provides farmers with access to land, credit, insurance, and cooperative organization. Rural people, therefore, are being parasitized by urban populations who benefit from both cheap food and labor. The urban bias has caused devastating consequences...