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positions (2016) 24 (2): 343–368.
Published: 01 May 2016
... as a framework for apprehending the creative potentiations of media piracy beyond the confines of bourgeois legality. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 media piracy intellectual property rights security global media informal economies potentiality parasite legality and legitimacy...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 237–274.
Published: 01 February 2020
... on the Potentialities of Women Art Makers Linda Chiu- han Lai Overview: Reframing the Question This research article is a feminist project, my practice of feminism as an artist- cum- scholar.1 On the one hand, I problematize the use of the term women s art and seek to reground reference of the term artist (Thomasson...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Celia Lowe 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 The Potential of People: An Interview with Chayan Vaddhanaphuti Celia Lowe Chayan Vaddhanaphuti is an activist-intellectual who works on land rights and indigenous knowledge among ethnic minorities...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 159–173.
Published: 01 February 2019
... and, above all, with Carl Schmitt. What can life do, what can the body do, what potentials do life and the body hold? Is the force that life nurtures external to it or immanent in it? In other words, is biopower, the power to make something live, an immanent potential in life or is it a force that intervenes...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 171–202.
Published: 01 February 2023
... to treat depictions of work as direct representations of actual socioeconomic conditions, overlooking the affective, experiential dimensions of mediated work images and their potential for imagining social relations beyond imposed precarity. The article explores this neglected potential by focusing...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 725–754.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., as they relate to both comfort women and shamanic activity. Drawing on the work of Jacques Derrida, Spivak theorizes the subaltern as both stemming from and producing what she refers to as a “blank space” in text, and consequently speech, which opens a fissure for the potential constitution of the other...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 351–387.
Published: 01 May 2017
... by this tension of exile itself, inaugurates a series of potential moments through which the possibilities of resistant mappings can be understood. For Tanigawa, the political potential of this mapping rather lies in mobilizing the histories of the affective memory of struggle that are sedimented...
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positions (2019) 27 (2): 361–396.
Published: 01 May 2019
... subject (that is, a critique of a certain form of humanism). The author argues that cinema has the potential for going beyond the social reality based on the conception of the liberal subject, and Kawase is a prime example of this potential. Copyright 2019 Duke University Press 2019 References...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 551–579.
Published: 01 August 2021
... for recognition also orient them toward future potentialities, posing the challenge of how to make decisions in the present without knowing for certain what might be legally possible in the future. The article concludes that lesbian co-mothers’ family strategies are productive as much as they are reactive...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 653–669.
Published: 01 August 2011
... are becoming possible, the economic domain is perceived as the domain of the impossible — even a modest move against neoliberal economics is rejected as potentially catastrophic. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Reply: What to Do When Evil Is Dancing on the Ruins of Evil Slavoj Žižek...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 595–629.
Published: 01 August 2017
... within a global self-reflexive modernity. The two texts demonstrate risk's potential for arranging and rearranging the articulation of the particular in the general—a tension characterizing, for instance, the overall financialization of “life.” The difficult coarticulation of particular and general...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 795–820.
Published: 01 November 2017
... patriarchal norms. This resistance is also a reactive stance against Indian influence as embodied by the real and potential coupling of Nepali women and Indian men whose children would further “Indianize” Nepal. This article suggests that restricting Nepali women's right to pass citizenship is a form...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Mary E. John Countries like India and China have become well known locally and internationally for their skewed girl-boy sex ratios, which have declined sharply in the very years marked by these countries' emergence as potential global economic giants. In India, these declines and the concomitant...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 83–107.
Published: 01 February 2011
... “is” possessed the greater authority to legitimize a specific moral ideal for women, for how a woman “ought” to be. In short, the new woman movement was perceived as dangerous not merely because it questioned the good wife/wise mother ideal, but because it drew upon the subversive potential of personalism...
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positions (2023) 31 (2): 333–355.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Chun Chun Ting Abstract In response to Sun Wanning's (2014) critique that individual desire for recognition has limited the political potential of migrant worker literature, this article looks to the Picun Literature Group at the Migrant Workers Home to examine the dynamic between the collective...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 67–89.
Published: 01 February 2023
... is constructed through exploitative capitalism and the division hysteria in South Korea. This representation leads audiences to examine how the latter two phenomena expose South Korean people as potential refugees. In other words, both plays do not just tell particular stories about North Korean defectors...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 571–596.
Published: 01 August 2023
... documentation by the artist. As a result, this article shows how body art encapsulates the tension between dystopian negativity and regenerative potential at the heart of the postsocialist condition. giorgio.strafella@upol.cz daria.berg@unisg.ch Copyright 2023 by Duke University Press 2023...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 211–239.
Published: 01 February 2012
... of people, spatial designations, and material exchanges. The focus on the personal is part of an effort to continue interrogation of Asia and its constitution as object of knowledge and lived experience in the past, present, and future. This article attends to the “the personal” as a site of potentiality...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 983–1007.
Published: 01 November 2012
... space, given that 80 percent of the population lives in public housing. The films inscribe city space by depicting the ordinary and the potentially tragic cultural meanings that are emitted from this place. They represent an interest in depictions of class, though not in class-based politics. Such films...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 269–308.
Published: 01 May 2013
... sponsored by the Japanese government. Through the example of the Kokuga Society, we learn how Japanese exhibition collectives functioned at this time to promote art and exhibition reform, to stimulate critical discourse on Nihonga 's modernist potential, and to enhance the professional status...