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positions (2018) 26 (4): 619–646.
Published: 01 November 2018
... to the arguments surrounding the relationship between insurance and social policy to better understand the unique role reformers envisioned for insurance in quelling urban unrest. The author argues that insurance reformers attempted to use insurance to establish a claim to security as social property. Social...
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positions (1996) 4 (2): 185–215.
Published: 01 May 1996
... should be men of learning, virtue and ability, must ensure that the community enjoys peace, order and security, leaving individuals free to pursue their affairs without undue governmental interference. In return, the people must impose their full trust and confidence in their rulers, and have cause...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 491–505.
Published: 01 August 2008
... pollution in Beijing partly stem from a monopoly by the authorities over land and capital. Story 4. The Story of Disease from Food: how food security is compromised with the excessive use of pesticide, chemical fertilizer, and heavy metal in farming and husbandry. From the four cautionary stories is derived...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 499–524.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of the agricultural sector and small and medium enterprises (SMEs), tasked with the country's food security and sufficiency. The response is a nostalgia for the feudal economic setup, which has long plagued the nation's history. With globalization ushering in a new economic order no longer to be determined...
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positions (2023) 31 (4): 741–767.
Published: 01 November 2023
... Plan. It was conceived as an effective population‐centric strategy of political control that relied upon a biopolitics of security that became integral to Cold War political objectives. It is within the terms of a Cold War media complex that this discussion addresses the context for “radio‐cinema...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 381–409.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., Japan, and South Korea gamble with the future of their younger population in order to secure their country's place in neoliberal globalization. Further, the introduction reviews pertinent literature on the developmental state, neoliberalism, affective/emotional labor, and postcapitalist politics...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 343–368.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., the terrorist. As the war on terror bleeds into the war on piracy, the dual logics of segregation and immunization that shape all biopolitical paradigms of security increasingly inform reports brought out by government agencies and ostensibly independent think tanks. Securitizing the global population against...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 516–546.
Published: 01 August 2018
... arbitrary cultural markers of poverty to secure their normalcy and distance themselves from other “losers.” Despite staying outside a nation’s governmental scheme based on the measured distinction between the poor and the nonpoor, transnational sojourners whom the author met in Seotap summon the arbitrary...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 551–579.
Published: 01 August 2021
... of lesbian co-mothers to secure vital legal guarantees for the families they create through intentional childbearing. As pioneers who have formed families in a legal vacuum, these parents harbor deep hopes for what law will offer but simultaneously doubt that legal reforms will guarantee the rights...
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positions (2022) 30 (4): 865–893.
Published: 01 November 2022
... with the powers that be are negotiated daily on concrete grounds, such as over a cup of tea. The expressions hecha 喝茶 (drinking tea) and bei hecha 被喝茶 (being asked for tea) long ago acquired a chiefly political connotation and are now commonly used to imply being approached by the State Security Police...
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positions (2022) 30 (1): 159–187.
Published: 01 February 2022
... amid the political turmoil surrounding the revision of the US-Japan Security Treaty, Dakko-chan came to express a wide range of contradictory feelings about race, sex, and nation, illustrating how affective attachments to racist forms have accrued rather than dissipated through their movement into new...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 301–321.
Published: 01 May 2022
... focuses on these marginalized mixed children and explores the diversity of their backgrounds and experiences after returning home. It establishes how various barriers faced by mothers have discouraged them from securing their children's citizenship, resulting in the “unrecognized” status of the latter...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 523–547.
Published: 01 August 2022
... urban villagers appropriated ideas of tradition, lineage, and socialist collectivism to fight against the government and the developer, their purpose was to acquire greater compensation and even symbolic capital in order to secure an urban middle-class future for themselves. In the process, however...
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Published: 01 August 2022
regularly used the former schoolyard, as they incorrectly believed that the field was a true public land. Because of the kids’ foreign status, village security never intervened. In the background is one of the school buildings illegally destroyed by the authorities in the summer of 2010. Courtesy More
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 418–449.
Published: 01 May 1995
... is captured, not in the photographic image, but in the actions of the Chinese positions 3:2 Fall 1995 41 8 public security forces. Here one finds the “double-sidedness” of Mao remembered in another way...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 659–675.
Published: 01 August 2020
... to jenda ni kansuru kousatsu: Okinawa Kichi/Guntai wo Yurusanai Kodosuru On’na tachi (“A Gender Perspective on Security: Okinawa Women Act against Military Violence”) . Jenda Kenkyu (Journal of Gender Studies) 7 : 73 – 85 . Akibayashi Kozue Takazato Suzuyo . 2009 . “ Okinawa: Women’s...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 695–722.
Published: 01 August 1995
... the same degree, and thus to fill any potentially threatening gaps of power. Therefore, the security structure of the colonial state was ostensibly removed, but what took its place was remarkably similar. In short, the modernity...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 75–85.
Published: 01 February 2005
... security policy would be dramatically changed. Having identified specific countries—Iraq, Iran, and North Korea—as an axis of evil that could not be tolerated in a terrorist era, they began building a case for a military response. Their views were...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 745–767.
Published: 01 November 2017
... 2010). Sociologists and other scholars expanded the concept of precarity to incorporate broader dimensions of security, citizenship, and social life. They emphasize the increasing prevalence of precarious labor and its discontents...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 837–849.
Published: 01 November 2015
... politics that sustains it, function as a bulwark against the consolidation of democracy in South Korea. Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 division system Korean War National Security Law nuclear weapons state violence Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Korea war politics...