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positions (2014) 22 (1): 41–69.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Carl Cassegard The precarity movement (or antipoverty movement) represents a startling revival of public protest in Japan. This revival can be understood as a turn to a more confrontational stance within an already active current of freeter activism. My aim is to throw light on this shift by...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 745–767.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Minwoo Jung South Korea's economic restructuring following the 1997–98 Asian financial crisis increased deregulation, privatization, and labor flexibility, creating new forms of social precarity. This article examines this precarity to rethink the relationship between macrolevel social changes and...
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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 (2015) 23 (3): 487–513.
Published: 01 August 2015
... to maintaining the socioeconomic order of the high-growth period, women's unpaid emotional labor remains central to a society in which labor precarity generates a demand for emotional labor. At the same time, by promoting to young people digital media as tools they can utilize to develop new skills...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 319–346.
Published: 01 May 2021
... intimacy and recovery, which look to cultivate limitless public access to a knowable and transparent subject while reducing structural precarity to the failure of an exceptional Punjabi, this article hesitates in a vexed archival space without guarantees. Within this hesitation, it explores the traces of...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 935–936.
Published: 01 November 2020
... widely published on Zainichi Korean minority literature, literary representations of precarity, and cultural responses to the 3/11 Fukushima disaster of 2011. Young Ji Lee teaches East Asian art history and visual culture at Duke University. She is cur- rently working on a book manuscript entitled...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 293–294.
Published: 01 February 2014
... 2014 Contributors Carl Cassegard is associate professor of sociology at the Department of Sociology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He is currently researching the precarity movement and the environmental...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 February 2014
...! Empowerment and the Rhetoric of Life in the Japanese Precarity Movement,” tracks political “freeters — young men and women without regular employment,” who are making common cause with the homeless, immigrants, recently jobless elders, eccentrics...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 545–564.
Published: 01 August 2015
... labor precarity to permanent salaried workers through extensive stratifica- tion. This strategy was introduced first in the notorious 1995 Nikkeiren report Japanese-­Style Management for a New Era, which exhorted domestic capitalists to...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 595–629.
Published: 01 August 2017
... hope to locate an affective archive rooted in the colonial past but performative in the current techno-­biopolitical moment of risk and precarity management (Taylor 2003). I trace aesthetic features of affect on private/public and singular...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 633–644.
Published: 01 November 2017
... conditions of increasing urban inequality in Asia. “Precarious Seoul” uses the cases of three young adults living in new forms of substan- dard housing in the Seoul metropolitan area to describe precarity not sim- ply in terms of labor relations but...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 811–823.
Published: 01 November 2019
... several properties, and reflects on questions of wealth, gender, sexuality, and happiness. He s work to date has demonstrated a distinctly antinormative approach to gender and sexuality, while also highlighting some of the less- discussed issues of class, precarity, and marginality in China and elsewhere...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 343–368.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., acknowledges the vitality of the field even as it documents the daily grind, the abject labor conditions, and the utter precar- iousness of life. The reports tell us that as much as a staggering 87 percent of the national workforce in 2004 – 05...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 769–794.
Published: 01 November 2017
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 701–727.
Published: 01 November 2020
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 905–933.
Published: 01 November 2020
... documents for determining truth and seeking justice. But for the people of Bagong Silang and those in Baclaran Church who live under an unremitting regime of fear and conditions of precarity, things are different. Colluding with the police, neighborhood watch leaders see fear and the dissociation it...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 437–462.
Published: 01 August 2015
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 381–409.
Published: 01 August 2015
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 715–744.
Published: 01 August 1993
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 235–265.
Published: 01 May 2021