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positions (2018) 26 (3): 516–546.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Mun Young Cho How do recent transnational encounters in East Asia help us explore the condition of poverty amidst increasingly unpredictable global and national political economy? Against a backdrop of East Asian “postmiracle” times, this article sheds light on the precarity of South Korean...
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positions (2000) 8 (1): 101–149.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Fred Yen Liang Chiu 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Suborientalism and the Subimperialist Predicament: Aboriginal Discourse and the Poverty of State-Nation Imagery Fred Yen Liang Chiu 1. The Suboriental/Subimperial/Subcolonial Triad in East Asian Context It has...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 307–334.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of late-twentieth-century capital accumulation. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 The Time of Poverty and the Image of Refusal Ryan Canlas At the heart of Masakit sa mata (Eyesores) are two interrelated problems that have vexed critics...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 389–415.
Published: 01 February 2012
... to his birthplace. Hùng reembodies his torn Vietnamese identity through montage of spaces of poverty, crime, and loss. The chain-smoking poet, played by Hong Kong actor Tony Leung Chiu Wai, drifts silently through interiors that seemingly bear no relationship to the dangerous, grimy streets outside. I...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 545–564.
Published: 01 August 2015
... (not in education, employment, or training). Beginning in the mid-1990s, Japanese capitalists in alliance with the Liberal Democratic Party have deliberately restructured Japanese labor as one solution to the purported profit squeeze. This has had the effect of doubling the poverty rate in Japan in twenty years...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 323–352.
Published: 01 May 2022
... and their children's children who are at high risk of statelessness, unlike the latter who are mostly citizens of Vietnam. Without birth certificates, these children live precarious lives in Cambodia, often in the shadows of ethnic discrimination, poverty, and violence. By using various qualitative research methods...
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positions (2023) 31 (2): 523–527.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of religion, entitled Beyond Indigenization: Christianity and Chinese History in a Global Context (2023). Mun Young Cho is a professor in the Department of Cultural Anthropology at Yonsei University, South Korea. Her research interests include poverty, labor, development, and youth in China and South...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 February 2004
... alterna- tive social institutions under conditions of market-inspired poverty? What is the timetable? Why struggle for democratic popular counterinstitutions even as the Bush administration’s illegal war against Iraq rages...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 229–256.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., poverty, and migration, for example — is emblematic of a Philippine phenomenon that is not isolated. The growth of vaginal economies elsewhere, even in first world sites, is related to the kind of substantiation of the vaginal economy...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 February 2011
.... (The sex ratio was pressed into service here as a newly discovered tool.) In debates on poverty and development especially, statistics proved significant. Not just feminists but economists, demographers, health experts, and policy makers engaged...
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positions (1993) 1 (2): 349–388.
Published: 01 May 1993
... in evading and masking, that forms the central thesis of this essay. The logic of PovertyPoverty itself is the most deadly sinsays Kangxiung, a fictional character in a short story from Taiwan by Chen Yingzhen.3 “My Brother Kang...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 497–526.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... The mothers having these babies in Vietnam have a lower level of understanding, of education. They don’t even realize they’re pregnant until it’s four or ve months and it’s too late to have an abortion.” Characterizations about poverty and lack...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 427–447.
Published: 01 May 2006
... texts represent a broad range of class and ethnic backgrounds, but they usually align along the axis of poverty or prosperity rather than nationality or eth- nicity. In addition to this underlying proletarian theme, Yang Kui wrote...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 807–835.
Published: 01 November 2015
... not to reveal her true identity as Kang Ok Jin to the Borshays. However, after acquiring enough English, and still having memories of her birth mother (who had taken her to the orphanage as a temporary measure in the face of poverty), Borshay Liem...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 February 2004
... ethnic communities in Thailand. Poverty still persists in these communities. By and large, they are inaccessible and have no adequate infrastructure. A large number of the hill tribe communities practice shifting cultivation, which the government...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 457–482.
Published: 01 May 2008
... 470 experience shame when their poverty is exposed before the eyes of others.”37 In selling lumpia, a Filipino communal food, Milagros exposes the dismal situation of her family’s penury and class decline...
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 285–318.
Published: 01 May 2007
... processes of economic and political restructur- positions 15:2  Fall 2007 300 ing in the region have heightened women’s vulnerabilities and [is leading] to an expansion and intensification of poverty among women...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 541–554.
Published: 01 August 2003
... unemployment, to the collapse of the welfare system, to rural poverty, and Morgan Words of Warning 545 to environmental degradation is more neoliberalism.17 This means more privatization and more opening...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 525–549.
Published: 01 May 2011
... not redeem the government’s boast that “business is indeed alive and kicking.” High unemployment and increased poverty propelled the steady exodus of Pamintuan ❘ Risk Management, Probability, and the Theory of Games 535 Filipino workers looking for better...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 769–794.
Published: 01 November 2017
...: The Limits of a Market Approach to Service Delivery.” Peace Studies Journal 5 , no. 3 : 4 – 26 . Gallagher Anne . 2014 . “The Global Slavery Index Is Based on Flawed Data: Why Does No One Say So?” Guardian , November 28 . www.theguardian.com/global-development/poverty-matters/2014/nov...