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positions (2004) 12 (3): 759–771.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Sheldon Lu 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Commentary Beautiful Violence: War, Peace, Globalization Sheldon Lu Qin Yufen and Beautiful Violence Qin Yufen (b. 1954), a Chinese woman artist based in Berlin, Germany, cre- ated a gigantic...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 683–711.
Published: 01 August 2009
...James E. Roberson This paper maps Okinawan songs from both pre- and postwar periods that have narrated Okinawan experiences of war and prayers for peace, arguing that these songs may be heard as sites of memory that trace Okinawa's conflicted positions within the Japanese empire and state...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 363–387.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 The Battle of Representations: Gazing at the Peace Monument or Comfort Women Statue Dongho Chun Introduction Opposite the Japanese embassy in downtown Seoul stands a bronze statue of a young girl seated in a chair with a penetrating gaze at the embassy. Hair...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 481–495.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Sit Tsui; Lau Kin Chi In an era of vacillations between threats of a nuclear war and promises of peace breakthroughs in East Asia, this article takes examples from public campaigns of women’s peace groups—such as Women’s Peace Walk, Women Cross DMZ (the Demilitarized Zone), Women’s Active Museum...
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positions (1997) 5 (3): 745–778.
Published: 01 August 1997
...Gerald Figal Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Historical Sense and Commemorative Sensibility at Okinawa’s Cornerstone of Peace Gerald Figal The irony of the assertion “the atomic bomb saved lives” has recently been matched...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 827–850.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Ralph A. Litzinger Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Screening the Political: Pedagogy and Dissent in The Gate of Heavenly Peace Ralph A. Litzinger This essay examines the film The Gate of Heavenly Peace, Carma Hinton and Richard...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 581–613.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Barry Sautman; Yan Hairong Since garnering the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize, imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo has been lionized, particularly by Western politicians and media, who now promote him as the leader of the “democratic forces” in China. Meanwhile, Liu's politics and those of the award...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 393–420.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... A heavily “pro-peace” rhetoric was deployed by the Christian Filipino director and producers during their promotion of the film. The article argues that, given the history of Moro disenfranchisement and oppression, the film and the pro-peace discourse surrounding it attempt to sublimate not only...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 89–143.
Published: 01 February 2010
...-decade-long construction of the Dalai Lama's international persona as a “man of peace” and “compassion personified.” This essay interrogates the ubiquitous representation of the Dalai Lama as an apostle of nonviolence. It argues that while he urges nonviolence in general, the Dalai Lama has supported...
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positions (1996) 4 (2): 185–215.
Published: 01 May 1996
... should be men of learning, virtue and ability, must ensure that the community enjoys peace, order and security, leaving individuals free to pursue their affairs without undue governmental interference. In return, the people must impose their full trust and confidence in their rulers, and have cause...
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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 (2010) 18 (1): 199–230.
Published: 01 February 2010
..., criminalizing the youth culture. In analyzing what sparked off this monumental culture clash, we find that rok's reimagination of nation as a community of peace and love caused the harsh reaction from the regime, whose doctrine of “national culture” was heavily influenced by the militaristic vision...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 653–685.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of the Pyungwha Nuri Gil (Spread Peace Trail). The essay further analyzes the key examples from the 2015 Real DMZ Project , the annual art event, started in 2012, on the site of Cheorwon, that serve as alternatives to public art projects for domestic visitors and international travelers. I argue that Hayoun...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 659–675.
Published: 01 August 2020
... movement in Japan. Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 Asian Women’s Association (AWA) Okinawa Women Act Against Military Violence (OWAAMV) Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) militarism colonialism References Akibayashi Kozue . 2004 . “Anzenhosho...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 125–135.
Published: 01 February 2005
... we come to know that the blood we taste and drink is our own and that of those we love? Hans Kung states that in our striving for peace, we should begin with religion. “Peace among the religions” he says, “is the prerequisite for peace...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 107–136.
Published: 01 February 1997
... countries, for example, have sacrificed the substantial compensation that peace treaties with Japan might have granted to individ- ual victims. Instead, the regimes have focused on establishing seemingly ami- able relationships with Japan...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 121–124.
Published: 01 February 2005
... was to “safeguard future generations from the catastrophes of war”1 and that the organization was founded to “take effective collective steps in the effort to prevent and remove threats against peace.”2 The excuse put forward...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 261–302.
Published: 01 May 1998
..., you know. -Michael Crichton, RiJing Sun WAR IS PEACE-George Orwell, z984 The emotionally charged discussions on both sides of the Pacific over the Smithsonian Institution’s attempt to represent the atomic bomb...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 1–51.
Published: 01 February 1997
... of Murayama Tomiichi, the socialist prime minister who presided over its management in Japan. On 9 June 1995, the parlia- ment adopted a “Resolution to Renew the Determination for Peace on the Basis of Lessons Learned from History...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 13–17.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Tani Barlow Duke University Press 2010 Editor’s Introduction This general issue focuses on violence, by and large. The coincidence may be an indicator of no peace in our time; or, hope against hope, a sign of an accountable, engaged...