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positions (2011) 19 (2): 581–613.
Published: 01 May 2011
... by Duke University Press 2011 The “Right Dissident”: Liu Xiaobo and the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Barry Sautman and Yan Hairong The [Nobel Peace Prize] judges had gradually come to believe they had to “address the China question.” . . . We’ve studied...
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positions (2005) 13 (3): 669–677.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Alain Badiou Duke University Press 2005 Translated by Alberto Toscano An Essential Philosophical Thesis: “It Is Right to Rebel against the Reactionaries” Alain Badiou We are familiar with Mao Zedong’s formula: “Marxism comprises many...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 59–90.
Published: 01 February 2015
... Press 2015 Sino-Japanese relations protest movements reception Shanghai urban studies nationalism The Multiple Contexts of Protest: Reflections on the Reception of the MIT Visualizing Cultures Project and the Anti-­Right Japanese Demonstration in Shanghai James Farrer...
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Published: 01 November 2022
Figure 1 Chang-ho's falling body fills the right window, whereas the police and chief are included in the left window. Child X is sitting inside the building between two windows, closing his eyes firmly. Courtesy of INDIESTORY Inc. More
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Published: 01 February 2023
Figure 1 The three Hangyeols ( left ) relate to Ju-young ( right ) that they escaped from North Korea by sailing on toilet boats. Photograph courtesy of Jageun Sinhwa Theatre Company. More
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 311–339.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Uncapturability in Burkinabe Performers Labor Rights Struggle in South Korea Soo Ryon Yoon Introduction A Burkinabe performer starts tapping lightly on a green glass soju bottle with a chopstick and is soon joined by another who makes similar clacking sounds by hitting his chopstick on a brown plastic beer...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 469–493.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Kathryn E. Goldfarb Abstract This article explores the legal norms and regulatory mechanisms in Japan that structure child welfare placement decisions, focusing specifically on the legal category of “parental rights.” It is suggested that the ways child welfare officers and caregivers understand...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 551–579.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Sara L. Friedman; Yi-Chien Chen Abstract This article analyzes the tension between marriage and family rights in the context of Taiwan's marriage equality movement and the then-pending legalization of same-sex marriage following a 2017 Constitutional Court ruling. It focuses on the efforts...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 399–407.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Chen Yu-Rong; Wang Ping Two activists identify hate speech and morality as two obstacles to LGBT human rights in Taiwan. Although there is no legal discrimination against homosexuals in Taiwan, the authors argue that their absence in the definition of law constitutes another order of violence...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 885–919.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Laikwan Pang In this article I first relate and analyze the overall development of cultural policy and the intellectual property rights (IPR) legal structure in China, in order to show how China's policy and its legal environment increasingly adapt to global conditions. I then use Lijiang...
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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 (2015) 23 (4): 743–784.
Published: 01 November 2015
... examines the ongoing Korean War as the backdrop for the neoconservative emergence of human rights critique of North Korea. Examining the transnational funding matrix behind the publication and international circulation of the North Korean defector memoir, specifically the National Endowment for Democracy's...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 479–499.
Published: 01 August 2022
... to their collective possession of use rights to village land. By remaining suspended between the spatial and subjective designations of the rural and the urban, village members find themselves strategically stalling negotiations with the municipal government in the selling of their use rights via the corporate...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 537–554.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Josephine Chuen-juei Ho Since the lifting of martial law in 1987, Taiwan has prided itself on steady progress toward liberal democracy with an ever-broadening understanding of human rights that now allegedly includes the rights of gays and lesbians. Yet at the same time, under the child-protection...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 769–794.
Published: 01 November 2017
... sex worker rights organization. These disparate cases illustrate the hierarchical dimensions through which sex-trafficking interventions operate while entertaining US antitrafficking curiosities in Thailand. The author argues that these US antitrafficking projects illustrate how global markets in mass...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 33–65.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Shu-mei Shih Area studies was originally set up to provide strategically important information for the US empire, while ethnic studies was an aftermath of the civil rights movement critiques it from within. This alone may explain the hostility between area studies and ethnic studies...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 739–771.
Published: 01 November 2019
...David Tobin The official China Dream of the Great revival tells a story of China reversing “humiliation” by Western powers and returning to its premodern, rightful place at the center of world affairs. However, since ethnically targeted violence in Ürümqi in 2009, leading thinkers and policy makers...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 633–656.
Published: 01 August 2021
... and the familial contexts in which they reside and carry out their daily lives. Many are rearing children in multigenerational, extended family households and are juggling a variety of gendered family roles and responsibilities that shape their parenting practices. Their experiences highlight the limits of rights...
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positions (2022) 30 (4): 735–762.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Andrew Campana Abstract This article explores the work of the poet Yokota Hiroshi, a leader in Japan's disability rights movement, and how he used his experiences of having cerebral palsy to create a new kind of disability poetics. Like in much of the world, Japan in the 1970s saw the emergence...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 837–849.
Published: 01 November 2015
... violence—committed by US forces, the South Korean police, military, and right-wing groups, as well as by leftist guerillas and the Korean People's Army—offer unique insight into what he calls the war politics that established and consolidated North and South Korea. Rather than ending the war, the armistice...