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positions (2021) 29 (3): 469–493.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Kathryn E. Goldfarb Abstract This article explores the legal norms and regulatory mechanisms in Japan that structure child welfare placement decisions, focusing specifically on the legal category of “parental rights.” It is suggested that the ways child welfare officers and caregivers understand...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 551–579.
Published: 01 August 2021
... of lesbian co-mothers to secure vital legal guarantees for the families they create through intentional childbearing. As pioneers who have formed families in a legal vacuum, these parents harbor deep hopes for what law will offer but simultaneously doubt that legal reforms will guarantee the rights...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 633–656.
Published: 01 August 2021
... and the familial contexts in which they reside and carry out their daily lives. Many are rearing children in multigenerational, extended family households and are juggling a variety of gendered family roles and responsibilities that shape their parenting practices. Their experiences highlight the limits of rights...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 495–521.
Published: 01 August 2021
..., Kim immediately turns his attention to the problem of erased “roots” ( ppuri 뿌리) of the children that false registration causes. He then goes on to argue for a new adoption system that facilitates a transparent transition of parental rights from birth parents to adoptive parents. While acknowledging...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 453–468.
Published: 01 August 2021
... by social parents who care for and often financially support the children of their same-sex partners but who lack formal parental rights or recognition in law. These double binds encourage us to delve more deeply into a broad range of everyday kinship practices and processes of contestation, ever alert...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 281–302.
Published: 01 February 2016
... and infertility doctors organize the maternity ward — that final site in the global reproductive assembly line16 — in such a way as to symbolically and materi- ally transfer parental rights from birthing mothers to client parents. The rest of the article...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 523–549.
Published: 01 August 2021
... a number of American men congratulate others for precisely these types of actions—demanding, publicly, to see their children and asserting their rights—Mr. Endo and others thought that this was over the line. Another parent activist had a similar opinion about a foreign father who regularly wore his...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 497–526.
Published: 01 May 2012
... 498 Claims about parental un tness or unscrupulous traf ckers re ect a growing tendency in Vietnam to explain increasing class differences in terms of individual issues of morality, education, and “cultural level” (trình...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 45–69.
Published: 01 February 2016
... was soon placed in a group home for babies awaiting adoption. She saw the baby once more at the home when she officially gave up her parental rights (she thought the baby looked like her, offering no hint as to the ethnicity or race...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 389–421.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Ann Anagnost 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Scenes of Misrecognition: Maternal Citizenship in the Age of Transnational Adoption Ann Anagnost The Internet postings of some U.S. parents adopting infants from China make compelling reading...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 537–554.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Josephine Chuen-juei Ho Since the lifting of martial law in 1987, Taiwan has prided itself on steady progress toward liberal democracy with an ever-broadening understanding of human rights that now allegedly includes the rights of gays and lesbians. Yet at the same time, under the child-protection...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 437–462.
Published: 01 August 2015
...” (specifications) in order to increase their marketability. This article argues that the state and the family joined forces in order to help young people accept the deregulation of the labor market. While the state established an education market, parents (especially “manager moms”) contributed to the development...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 303–332.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Daisy Deomampo This article explores the phenomenon of transnational reproduction, in which prospective parents travel across national boundaries in order to access assisted reproductive technologies. In particular, the author examines transnational egg donation as an “intimate industry,” focusing...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 807–835.
Published: 01 November 2015
... many Cha Jung Hees. Cha Jung Hee is the name of the Korean girl whom Borshay Liem’s adoptive parents, the Borshays, were set to adopt. Right before the adoption, however, Cha Jung Hee disappeared from the orphan- age, presumably reclaimed...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1095–1125.
Published: 01 November 2012
... at disseminating the argument that the “old way” is no longer the “right way.” It begins with archetypal personas — the hopeful parent and the youthful teenager — as well as a familiar situation, in which extracurricular activities such as play...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 5–50.
Published: 01 February 1999
... there is no other parent required in his parturition.8 In fact, as the final line suggests, this trope of oral birthing slides into saying that the law itself gives birth to the monk-son, making even Buddha body parts superfluous. As I argue below...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 637–658.
Published: 01 August 2013
... legitimation of imperial sovereignty itself. This would be the discourse on kinship, which allowed theorists to equate the sovereign with the parent. Coinage, then, like sovereignty, would appeal to the language of kinship, and in this way would be translated from base tokens of material profit into symbols...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 581–606.
Published: 01 August 2021
... and later sued the government for denying them the right to keep their natal surname in marriage. Others used the strategy called kami rikon 紙離婚 (paper divorce) or pēpā rikon ペーパー離婚 (also literally paper divorce) to regain the legal use of their surnames while living with their husbands. This process...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 129–154.
Published: 01 February 2016
... 130 hood cancer that had claimed the sight in her left eye and was threatening vision in her right, and possibly even her life. Though it was impossible to know for certain, this illness was most likely the reason that she had been...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 567–589.
Published: 01 August 2009
... at least partially on their ability to consume the right products, foods, and life experiences. For example, dur- ing the long Chinese New Year school break in 2000, parents and teachers in Beijing were urged to give children less homework to keep...