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positions (2016) 24 (1): 45–69.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Nicole Constable This article explores, ethnographically and critically, migrant women's contributions to three intersecting sectors of “intimate industries” in Asia: domestic work, sex tourism, and adoption. These three sectors are normally understood as separate and distinct, and in the cases...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 439–462.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., in the language of the documentary industry they are “cinematic.” What’s more, they are raising kids. These will add depth to the storyline . . . with some college education . . . working at a strip theater as dancers who have sex...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 537–554.
Published: 01 May 2010
... to deal out supportive statements of sex work and criticism of the incriminating law. In 2003, an alliance of eleven conservative and Christian groups filed a formal complaint with the court, saying that I, as the center’s coordinator...
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Published: 01 August 2021
-encouraging therapy and part-time sex work.” Photo by Timothy Gitzen. More
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 177–205.
Published: 01 February 2020
... reinterpretations of Chinese works of the imperial era that represented idealized female figures from a male perspective. Ladies’ Room , a video that shows behind-the-scenes images of sex workers in a nightclub washroom, brings to mind earlier paintings that depict women in feminine space. Ladies’ Room , however...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 February 2011
... of the putative rights of the unborn, whether sexed or disabled, as the case may be, I argue that we need multiple modes of knowing how decisions are structured in different contexts. Only then can we acknowledge the feminist work that lies ahead in negotiating with women's diverse “choices”—as victims, criminals...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 225–237.
Published: 01 February 1999
..., or as the ultimate expression of female oppression. Nevertheless, many women who work in the sex trade in Third World and other non- Western countries, including Asia, propose that we understand prostitution in a different light: as work within...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 769–794.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and local activism, as well as long-term strategies for migrant rights or migrant integration. Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 critical humanitarianism sex work human trafficking market governance transnational social movements Thailand References Agustín Laura...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 65–86.
Published: 01 February 2020
... unre- strained brushwork and brilliant palette thinly veil the complex insights and apprehensions about humanity that underlie her work. In particular, the artist explores how the commercialization of society has induced an analo- gous consumption of sex. In her Airen, qingren (Love, Lovers; 1999...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 633–644.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Ascendency and Western Decline in Global Sex Work.” Social Problems 61 , no. 4 : 507 – 29 . ———. 2015 . Dealing in Desire: Asian Ascendancy, Western Decline, and the Hidden Currencies of Global Sex Work . Oakland : University of California Press . Iwabuchi Koichi . 2014 . “De...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 321–349.
Published: 01 May 2010
...), the nineties marked a series of high-­voltage exchanges and an eventual standoff on the newly emergent topics of female sexuality, pornography, and prostitution/sex work. Sex and sexuality arose as an issue within major feminist groups in the early...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 205–230.
Published: 01 February 2016
... breadwinners of the family, through sex work or dancing.22 Some of the women had worked in other jobs before becoming bar dancers, including domestic work, rag pick- positions 24:1  February 2016 210 ing...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 229–256.
Published: 01 May 2011
...- sive trafficking into sex work.”1 In the dominant Philippine — as well as the global — context, the term, however, evokes a much larger scope than sex trafficking, though certainly this subaltern sphere is essentially constitutive...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 439–465.
Published: 01 May 1997
... in fighting the exploitative nature of the Asian sex tour industry. On one level, this mission may be read as a “positive” work- ing together of diverse groups in a coalition to create a “just, participatory and sustainable global...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 655–682.
Published: 01 August 2009
... the subject/victor assumes the position of a male while the enemy/the defeated is assigned that of a female, just as it bears out the nature of sex work as a positions 17:3  Winter 2009 674 structure of violent power...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 373–398.
Published: 01 May 2010
... by a pro- found sense of gendered shame surrounding modern sex/domestic work, and she traces the formation of this particular affect to the lingering cul- tural memory of the “bondmaid-­concubine” (beiqie), a base figure sold...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2016
... that organize, enable, or delimit the trade in domestic labor (Nicole Constable, Pei-­Chia Lan), marriage migration (Danièle Bélanger), companionship and romance (Hae Yeon Choo), sex work (Constable), pornographic performance (Celine Parreñas Shimizu...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 607–632.
Published: 01 August 2021
...-encouraging therapy and part-time sex work.” Photo by Timothy Gitzen. ...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 843–844.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of Global Sex Work (2015). positions 25:4  doi 10.1215/10679847-4190832 Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press positions 25:4  November 2017 844 Minwoo Jung...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 403–437.
Published: 01 May 1997
... techniques of rendering Asian women workers as compositional subjects can be veiled or unaccounted for, especially given the intense corporeality of both sex work and assembly-line manufacturing. By restricting my critical readings...