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positions (2015) 23 (1): 59–90.
Published: 01 February 2015
...James Farrer The MIT Visualizing Cultures controversy is linked to a series of anti-Japanese street protests in China during the previous year. As a comparative analysis of these two very different types of protests, this article produces a reading of protest through a series of linked contexts...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 555–584.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Namhee Lee 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Between Indeterminacy and Radical Critique: Madang-g˘uk, Ritual, and Protest Namhee Lee The French Revolution is sometimes said to have really begun with the opening night of Beaumarchais’s Marriage...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 115–120.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Sumit K. Mandal 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 For the Record: An Antiwar Protest in Jakarta Days before the Bali Bomb Attacks (A Photo-Essay) Sumit K. Mandal positions 13:1 © 2005 by Duke University Press Figure 1 On October 8, 2002, members of different...
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Published: 01 August 2023
Figure 11 Protest slogan, Puji Road, April 2018. © Gerda Wielander. More
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Published: 01 August 2023
Figure 12 Protest slogan, Puji Road, November 2018. © Gerda Wielander. More
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Published: 01 August 2021
Figure 1 A sign carried by anti-LGBT protesters at the 2015 Korean Queer Culture Festival. The sign clearly illustrates the central concern and point of contention for anti-LGBT protesters, namely, that all gay men have AIDS because they have sex. Photo by Timothy Gitzen. More
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Published: 01 August 2021
Figure 2 A sign held by an anti-LGBT protester at the 2015 Korean Queer Culture Festival. The wording roughly translates to “AIDS treatment financed with 100 percent tax money is destroying the national medical finances. Teens from our next generation are dying because of homosexuality More
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 403–433.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Benjamin Tausig During ten weeks of antigovernment protest in spring 2010, the Thai military used physical and psychological tactics, including coercive broadcasting of music and sound, to combat demonstrations in Bangkok. Before a violent crackdown in May, protesters and soldiers spent ten weeks...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Mark Driscoll The March 1, 1919, mobilization for Korean independence was the single largest threat to Japan's imperial rule in its half century of existence. Referred to reverently as the Sam'il Undong , the protest was initially centered in Seoul but quickly spread into towns and villages...
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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...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 91–114.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Winnie Won Yin Wong This article explores the correspondences between Lu Xun's famous “lantern slide moment” at Sendai Medical Academy in Japan in 1906, and the Visualizing Cultures student protest at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2006. In both incidents, wartime images of Japanese...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 37–65.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Rosalind C. Morris This article examines the history of populist politics in Asia, and particularly in Thailand, in relation to two major developments: the rise of culturalism on the one hand, and the emergence of technologically mediated forms of protest politics on the other. Against a backdrop...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 7–39.
Published: 01 February 2014
... in The Murmuring . Utilizing the rhetoric of coming out, Byun documents Kang Deok Kyeong's protest against social erasure in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul. In a scene of domestic activities such as cooking, washing, and hairstyling, which are traditionally associated with femininity, Byun critiques...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 71–101.
Published: 01 February 2014
... tactics of policing protest initiated in 2000, in the still-churning wake of the financial crisis, actively reprogrammed social memory, dramatizing a Korea of democracy and free markets. The analysis reveals the complex entanglement of biopolitics and sovereignty: the administration of neoliberal subjects...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 661–689.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Anna Lora-Wainwright Literature on land disputes typically portrays villagers as victims unable to protect their interests. While they sometimes protest against land expropriation, their efforts tend to be met with little success. Undoubtedly, villagers are in a position of relative powerlessness...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Jing Wang; Winnie Won Yin Wong This special issue reflects upon the student protest and public controversy over the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Visualizing Cultures website in 2006 from multiple perspectives. Three sets of questions raised by the incident are addressed...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 669–692.
Published: 01 August 2016
..., South Asia, and the former Soviet Union. I ask first, what were the ways that migrant advocacy groups that emerged in the aftermath of the Myongdong protest translated the problem of the human rights of the foreign worker? Second, what can those narratives that became dominant in Korea say about...
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positions (1996) 4 (2): 185–215.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Fred Y. L. Chiu Preamble In 1966, a year before riots broke out in Hong Kong protesting British colonial rule, an official government inquiry sought to explain the political behavior of the Hong Kong Chinese. According to the authors of the Report of the Working Party on Local Administration...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 89–143.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Barry Sautman In May 2008 Time magazine's annual “ Time 100” list of influential people in the world put the Dalai Lama at the top. This outcome was related to the preceding six weeks of protests in Tibet and attendant Western criticisms of China's Tibet policies, but it also reflected the two...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 171–197.
Published: 01 February 2010
..., I reveal that the idea of translation as equal exchange—the focus of much present-day theoretical debate on ethics and translation—was embedded both in the colonizer's affirmation of the play as an exemplary step toward cultural assimilation and in the colonized's protest against...