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positions (1997) 5 (1): 135–171.
Published: 01 February 1997
...Fujime Yuki Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 The licensed Prostitution System and the Prostitution Abolition Movement in Modern Japan Fujime Yuki Introduction The modern licensed prostitution system, a combination of compulsory...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 171–219.
Published: 01 February 1997
...Song Youn-ok Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Japanese Colonial Rule and StatelManaged Prostitution: Korea’s Licensed Prostitutes Song Youn-ok Introduction Not long after Liberation, a Korean scholar reflected upon Japan’s colonial...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 839–873.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Sidney Xu Lu This article examines campaigns aimed at abolishing Japanese overseas prostitution in Manchuria and North America during the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century, focusing on the ideologies and practices of Japanese middle-class abolitionists. It argues that campaigns...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 225–237.
Published: 01 February 1999
...Kamala Kempadoo Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Commentary Slavery or Work? Reconceptualizing Third World Prostitution Kamala Kempadoo Third World prostitution is often described as sexual slavery, as violence to women, or...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 373–398.
Published: 01 May 2010
... historical representation of male prostitution culture was left out entirely. Through genealogical investigation, the article argues that tongzhi politics and subjectivity as articulated through Crystal Boys is founded upon the normative exclusion of the gendered prostitute subject and that such a...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 655–682.
Published: 01 August 2009
... gendered sexualities into working-class service labors, such as male/female prostitution, other sexualized service work, and military labor. South Korean military proletarian labor, reconstituted as a supraclass, ethnonational masculinity, functioned simultaneously as an intranational class surrogate labor...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 389–415.
Published: 01 February 2012
... outside. I examine the spatial opposition between streets and interiors, and why Hùng focuses so strongly on abjection, silences, and failed articulation of desires. The figure of the poor, beautiful woman forced into prostitution to save her family is almost a cliché in Vietnamese fiction—and so is that...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 363–387.
Published: 01 May 2020
... conventional portrayals of comfort women as erotic prostitutes. The image of comfort women as highly sexualized bodies has taken deep root in postwar Japanese popular culture, but the statue challenges this stereotyping and presents instead the pristine image of comfort women as innocent teenage victims of...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 525–549.
Published: 01 May 2011
... context. The ideological acts of the female protagonists, with their own depictions of risk perception and risk management, allow the characters' adaptation to the quicksand conditions of their fluctuating financial affairs. Issues on tourism, prostitution, labor flexibility, and the social practices of...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 45–69.
Published: 01 February 2016
... “DHs” (domestic help- ers) in Hong Kong. I consider some of the industry’s parameters, including local laws and policies about soliciting and prostitution, formal and infor- mal affective labor of Internet forums, and the ways in which this...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 February 1993
... historian to understand her flat assertion that “the subaltern cannot speak Although a general discussion of all these questions would un- doubtedly be useful, I raise them here in the context of my own work on prostitution in...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): v–xiv.
Published: 01 February 1997
... Council argues that the private foundation money does little to restore the honor of the former com- fort women and humiliates them once again as prostitutes, and suspects the sincerity of the Japanese government’s admission of wrongdoing...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 286–287.
Published: 01 February 1993
... Fictions: The Subject in Modern Japanese Prose Narrative (I 993). Gail Hershatler teaches Chinese history at UC Santa Cruz. She is writing a book about prostitutes in twentieth-century Shanghai. Russell Leong...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 763–764.
Published: 01 August 1998
... Victorian England: Private Roles and Public Commitment (1990). positions 6:3 Winter 1998 764 She is completing a study of venereal disease and prostitution legislation in the British...
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positions (2003) 11 (2): 521–522.
Published: 01 May 2003
...- guages and civilizations department at Amherst College. She just completed a book manu- script, “Lost Bodies: Representing Prostitution in Late Qing Fiction.” ...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 723–726.
Published: 01 November 2016
... final essay in this general issue, “The Shame of Empire: Japanese Overseas Prostitutes and Prostitution Abolition in Modern Japan, 1880s – 1927.” Sidney Xu Lu’s history of Japanese middle-­ class prostitution abolition movements in the Japanese...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 February 1997
... women project as “forced prostitution” in terms of the preexisting Japanese prostitution system.*O A system of nationally registered prostitution had positions 5: 1 Spring 1997 58 been in...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 439–465.
Published: 01 May 1997
...- gies of the international campaign, End Child Prostitution in Asian Tour- ism (ECPAT Spurred by my own location as an Asian American woman, I began to research ways in which the issue of the U.s.-Asia sex trade was being taken...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 675–705.
Published: 01 August 1998
... Levine Nineteenth-century anxiety over sexually transmitted diseases was a pow- erful mix of moral and sanitary prejudice that routinely viewed promiscu- ity, and more especially prostitution, as the likeliest route of infection. In a...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 439–462.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the country most directly linked to this economy, and Fil- ipina entertainers there are commonly identified by the derogatory term Japayuki, which is understood as “sex workers,” “prostitutes,” and “putas” bound for Japan (see below...