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positions (2014) 22 (3): 543–550.
Published: 01 August 2014
... be understood as socially and culturally heterogeneous. On the other hand, there is much resonance in the details among all these articles, reminding us that ethnography in contemporary China can accumulate to give us an anthropology or sociology of the state as it is seen from the point of view of its...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 545–564.
Published: 01 August 2015
... in the 1970s and 1980s Japan's labor market was characterized by life-time employment and generous benefits—producing the seemingly ubiquitous subjectivity of the “salaryman”—today the sociology of labor in Japan seems to be overwhelmed by the precarious labor subjectivities of the freeters and NEETS...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 569–599.
Published: 01 August 2008
... refusal not only of disciplinary rules but also of basic rites of courtesy and belonging. In this sense, the analysis of everyday life of students at Beijing University shows not only that sociological categories or communitarian identities are no guarantee of politics, but also that politics among...
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positions (2018) 26 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 February 2018
..., which is directed against the continuous information-response or stimulus-response apparatus. It assumes that the audience’s interest is always active—not passive, as in the stimulus-response model—and that this interest of the people should influence research and the sociology of audience itself. Herbs...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 67–89.
Published: 01 February 2023
... and of the refugee and the sociology of the stranger together. The scenes from Mokran Eonni and Toillit Pipeul analyzed in this article acutely illustrate the pain and suffering experienced by North Korean defectors, especially socially powerless groups such as women and adolescents. Their position as refugees...
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positions (2023) 31 (4): 803–838.
Published: 01 November 2023
... of things that are difficult to freeze and solidify. His concept of the “flow of life” describes an affinity with life (in the form of everyday life) that he theorized films possess but photographs do not. This article seeks a visual sociological method to explore film as a medium that embodies the reality...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 191–208.
Published: 01 February 2024
... context of frontier plunder vs. conservation, they are tamed to lend legitimacy to emerging urban milieus with a socioecological orientation. Thus the cultural, sociological, and ecological dynamics of Lao's late socialism are entangled in the spirit-figure of the bangbot. mkleinod@uni-koeln.de...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 333–335.
Published: 01 February 2016
...) and is the coeditor of Reconfiguring Families in Contemporary Vietnam (2009). Hae Yeon Choo is an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Toronto. Her research centers on gender, migration, and citizenship. Her work has been published...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 111–158.
Published: 01 February 2012
... campaign, yet open out the dialectical image, follow an Barlow ‚ Advertising Ephemera 115 analysis of the philosophic project of vernacular sociology. Both social the- ory and social advertising image characterize...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 843–844.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Contributors Jessica Cobb holds a PhD in sociology from University of California, Berkeley, and is cur- rently a JD candidate at the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law. She spe...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 409–410.
Published: 01 May 2022
... is an assistant professor of sociology at the University of British Columbia. Her research examines the relationships between legal status and inequality, with a focus on undocumented, stateless, and refugee populations. She is currently working on a book project, tentatively titled Omitted Lives , that explores...
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positions (2023) 31 (4): 919–921.
Published: 01 November 2023
...,” in the Journal of Korean Studies (2018). Han Sang Kim is associate professor and chair of the Department of Sociology at Ajou University, Suwon, South Korea. His teaching interests include visual sociology, qualitative methods, and the sociology of film and media. He has conducted research and written...
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positions (2000) 8 (1): 263–264.
Published: 01 February 2000
... 2000 Contributors Kang Chao is an associate professor of sociology at Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan, and the author of “Farewell to Resentment: Exploring the Crisis of Democracy in Taiwan” (1998, in Chinese...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 195–196.
Published: 01 February 2015
... China (2006). positions 23:1  February 2015 196 James Farrer is professor of sociology and global studies at Sophia University in Tokyo, specializing in urban studies, cultural sociology...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 379–380.
Published: 01 May 2015
... on depictions of the sexual and geographical margins in their articulation of an aesthetics of political disaffection. Ou-Byung­ Chae earned a PhD degree in sociology from the University of Michigan, Ann...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1215–1216.
Published: 01 November 2012
...). Daniel P. S. Goh is assistant professor of sociology at the National University of Singapore. He is the lead coeditor of Race and Multiculturalism in Malaysia and Singapore (2009) and has published on the comparative-­historical sociology of colonialism...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 321–323.
Published: 01 February 1997
... ( 1997). Chin Sung Chung is an associate professor of sociology at Seoul National University. Her research includes comparative studies on Korean and Japanese women laborers and social policies...
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positions (2005) 13 (3): 685.
Published: 01 August 2005
... is a researcher in the theory department at the Jan van Eyck Academie. He has published on the relation between Badiou and Lacanian theory. Alessandro Russo, an associate professor of sociology at the University of Bologna, is work- ing...
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positions (1996) 4 (2): 185–215.
Published: 01 May 1996
...- dane needs are reasonably satisfied, the people of Hong Kong will have lit- tle inclination to enter into the political arena. What we see in these sociological representations is a powerful ideologi- cal effect wherein knowledges...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 741–742.
Published: 01 August 2014
... is professor of anthropology in the Department of Sociology and director of the Center for Civil Society Studies, Peking University, China. He is the author of Minjian wenhua yu gongmin shehui: Zhongguo xiandai lichen de wenhua yanjiu (Folk Culture and Civil...