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positions (2022) 30 (3): 619–640.
Published: 01 August 2022
... private rental housing market have further led to estranged living among migrant tenants and landlords, who experience different forms of displacement in urban villages. Gongyu is the outcome of low-end accumulation, which is intended primarily for constructing low-quality, low-cost rental projects...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 173–182.
Published: 01 February 2012
... condition (structurally, as well as in terms of size, convenience of location, and sexual safety). Seeing these obviously gendered and classed housing dif culties, I became curious about the way my interviewees took for granted the rental housing...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 595–617.
Published: 01 August 2022
... they were aware that their days of working in Dongcun were numbered. Nevertheless, demolition led by the government-cooperate coalition is only one of the forces behind accelerated spatial temporality in the urban villages. Local villagers’ investment in rental housing and rural migrants’ engagement...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 549–570.
Published: 01 August 2022
... housing subsidies. Although the Public Rental Housing Program, launched in major cities since 2010, began to include nonlocal residents as intended beneficiaries, the program aims only at educated professionals (Huang 2012 ; Huang and Ran 2015 ). Low-income migrant workers suffering from poor housing...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 745–767.
Published: 01 November 2017
...) in the precarious labor market. They were also all temporary tenants in substandard housing units such as panjiha (semibasement­ flat), okt’appang (rooftop room), and kosiwŏn (extremely small single-­room rental), mostly located in the Seoul metropolitan...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 523–547.
Published: 01 August 2022
... . Bandurski David . 2016 . Dragons in Diamond Village: Tales of Resistance from Urbanizing China . Brooklyn : Melville House . Biennial Foundation . 2017 . “ Seventh Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (Shenzhen) (UABB): Cities, Grow in Difference .” May 22 . https...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 607–632.
Published: 01 August 2021
.../english_edition/e_national/825092.html . Song Jesook . 2009 . South Koreans in the Debt Crisis: The Creation of a Neoliberal Welfare Society . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Song Jesook . 2014 . Living on Your Own: Single Women, Rental Housing, and Post-Revolutionary Affect...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 479–499.
Published: 01 August 2022
..., increasing numbers of migrant workers from China's countryside led to a growing class of renters in need of affordable housing. During the late 1980s and early 1990s, the initial wave of migrants from the Chaozhou, Wenzhou, and Fujian coastal regions settled within the village communities around the garment...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 411–427.
Published: 01 August 2022
... shelters as makeshift forms of housing. Local landlords and entrepreneurial migrants turn cargo containers into rental units to reduce costs and maximize mobility amid the ever-present specter of demolition and eviction. These temporary, informal settlements, or “snail houses,” accommodate migrants who...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 501–521.
Published: 01 August 2022
... developments, such as the “University Town” in northern Jiangning. The relatively low land value attracts factories that relocate for cheap rent. Migrant workers employed in these industries then rent housing from villagers, who, while waiting for chaiqian , convert their farmhouses into plain rental spaces...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 585–609.
Published: 01 August 2001
... father Katagiri chooses children who “were still unformed, still in-between and halfway, rather than those with stable, established personalities. Because that’s where rental children would have to continue livingtheir lives: in- between.”20...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 193–215.
Published: 01 February 2011
... rental and “moving-­in” costs were prohibitively high for most squatters, their only option was to sell their housing rights (illegally) to middle-­class purchasers or brokers and relocate even further from the city center.34 Beyond its...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 671–693.
Published: 01 August 2010
... in the first decades of the People’s Republic of China. Though few could afford to own them, daily or weekly rentals of the more popular models, such as the Seagull TLR (Twin Lens Reflex), were possible at local photo shops and tourism stores...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 475–488.
Published: 01 May 2013
... critique held at Sakurai’s house in Futsukaichi, and everybody laughed at it. He probably turned to a more avant-­garde style after that. In 1961, only Kikuhata and Ochi among us were chosen to show in the exhibition, Experiments in Contemporary...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 643–653.
Published: 01 August 2009
... in Fishing Luck 645 Locally Made Fishing Luck is the first narrative film involving and featuring Orchid Island, home to approximately 2,700 Tao Aborigines. Behong’s car rental service turns him into a native guide by default. He introduces...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 225–267.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Center (another group of his) or Zero Dimen- sion, two canonical collaborative collectives in the mid-­decade. However, the Neo Dada members’ intense “partying” at the leader Yoshimura Masu- nobu’s house, nicknamed “White House of Artists...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 565–593.
Published: 01 August 2015
... of the site concerns housing, with notices for roommates or rooms wanted, reflecting a world of rental properties parallel to Craigslist but often quite different in arrangement. Four roommates crammed into a one-­bedroom apartment...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 455–477.
Published: 01 August 2022
.... Since most have had their agricultural land requisitioned for urban construction, they instead build multiple extensions to their houses to rent to rural migrants seeking cheap accommodation. In some cases, village populations have increased tenfold as migrants have flooded in, causing cramped...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 71–96.
Published: 01 February 2016
... to respond to the needs of international cou- ples and their families; others were created specifically around its growth. Beauty parlors, hair salons, marriage outfit rental, language training, trans- lation services, and tour guide services...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 405–434.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., if your neighbor’s home is three stories tall, you will want (not out of vanity but out of respect for your patriline) to build your home four stories tall. Your neighbors, out of respect for their own ancestors, may then wish to make their house...