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positions: asia critique (1 May 2012) 20 (2): 529–558.
Published: 01 May 2012
... in which recently introduced assisted reproductive technologies and IVF births come to be enumerated by state authorities and by female infertility patients. Focusing on changes in infertility treatment, the article suggests that in the process of making sense of the rapid social, economic, and...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2016) 24 (1): 45–69.
Published: 01 February 2016
.... They simultaneously raise critical questions about why some intimate and reproductive activities are considered “work” while others are not. These intersections are especially pertinent for understanding the construction of less-valued forms of immaterial labor that have been largely overlooked by...
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positions: asia critique (1 November 2015) 23 (4): 807–835.
Published: 01 November 2015
... contradictions of the rescue narrative illuminate how the very problems that transnational adoption putatively resolves—those of displacements wrought by war, global inequality, uneven development, reproductive injustice, severed kinship, and gendered racial hierarchy—loop back in disturbing and unending...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2016) 24 (1): 303–332.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Daisy Deomampo This article explores the phenomenon of transnational reproduction, in which prospective parents travel across national boundaries in order to access assisted reproductive technologies. In particular, the author examines transnational egg donation as an “intimate industry,” focusing...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2010) 18 (1): 145–169.
Published: 01 February 2010
... this work has largely been misread as what it purports to be: a kind of autobiography. Instead, Taiyô to tetsu is itself a reproduction schema for the project at its center: the careful correlation of Mishima the historical figure and Mishima as self-figured in his work. The theorizations of...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2010) 18 (3): 727–769.
Published: 01 August 2010
... effects of shifting technologies of visual reproduction on national and gendered identities, with particular attention to the significance of the “fictional” status of such photographic images during this era of intense historical reality. Duke University Press 2010 Novels to See/Movies to Read...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2012) 20 (2): 497–526.
Published: 01 May 2012
... emotional inadequacies of poor, rural single mothers who abandon their children. Such claims about maternal unfitness are part of a growing neoliberal tendency in Vietnam to render the family and reproduction technical problems to be solved through the application of scientific expertise. Although rendering...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2016) 24 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2016
... economic institutions that market the intimacies of affect, care, reproduction, and sex. These industries include surrogacy clinics, bridal photography studios, ecotourism sites, and among others, overseas call centers. The article maps the types of labor that intimate industries create, the types of...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2016) 24 (1): 129–154.
Published: 01 February 2016
... Western evangelical Christians that cared for special needs youth. In these homes, intimate reproductive and emotional labor practices that were inspired by first-world understandings of care “revalued” marginalized children and prepared them for middle-class lives abroad. The global humanitarian aid...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2016) 24 (2): 369–401.
Published: 01 May 2016
... cycle of femininity in urban, late-modern commodity culture. Positioned between “girl (student)” (女生) and “respectable (married) woman” (婦女) or “mama” (媽媽), the qingshounü is defined by her spending power, her relative independence from the burdens of reproductive and domestic labor, and her focus on...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2017) 25 (3): 527–563.
Published: 01 August 2017
... withheld information from the public. Of particular interest are stories of gender transgression, defects of the reproductive system, uncommon problems related to pregnancy, the marriages of individuals with cross-gender identification, transsexual childbirth, human intersexuality, and sex metamorphosis...
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positions: asia critique (1 November 2017) 25 (4): 795–820.
Published: 01 November 2017
... policing the boundaries of the state body via policing women's bodies, especially their reproductive capabilities. Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 citizenship gender gender discrimination state policy nationalism Hindu nationalism Nepal References Adhikari Prakash Samford...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2015) 23 (3): 487–513.
Published: 01 August 2015
.../reproductive labor. Second, this essay conceptualizes the net idols' production of cute culture as emotional labor and claims that the digital media economy has effectively expanded the practices through which value is extracted from women's unwaged labor far beyond the domestic sphere. Third, it demonstrates...
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positions: asia critique (1 November 2018) 26 (4): 561–592.
Published: 01 November 2018
... their place in the economic structures of Chinese society. Productive and reproductive work (past and present) are therefore main fields of research. The distinctive terminological mark of socialist feminism, however, is its emphasis on China’s socialist past as a legacy and resource for today’s society...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2016) 24 (1): 281–302.
Published: 01 February 2016
.... The market, however, is an exorcist. First world families, replete with genetically descended babies, are possible only through exorcising the laboring bodies of working-class Indian surrogate mothers. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 reproductive assembly lines cross-border reproductive...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2012) 20 (2): 669–670.
Published: 01 May 2012
... prevention and control in Vietnam. Melissa J. Pashigian is associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at Bryn Mawr College. Her research interests include politics of reproduction, infertility, comparative sys- tems of...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2008) 16 (1): 259–261.
Published: 01 February 2008
... for representing victims of state and sexual violence. Her most recent work is Reproductive Rights — From the Crime of Abortion to Reproductive Rights (2006). ...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2005) 13 (2): 329–378.
Published: 01 May 2005
....30 The Problematic of Peripheral Justice Given the historical specificity of the Western bourgeoisie and its decisive role in the reproduction of liberal democracy, how then can we define or even perceive the logic of equivalence in...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2011) 19 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 February 2011
... often counterintuitive effects on women’s lives. One such advance has been the prenatal testing of the fetus. In this essay, I build a conversation between different feminist engagements with reproductive technologies and escalating...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 1999) 7 (1): 5–50.
Published: 01 February 1999
... gives birth to the monk-son, making even Buddha body parts superfluous. As I argue below, making reproduction a function of law, male discipline, and language in general, instead of desire, sex, and women’s bodies, is essential to...