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positions (1997) 5 (2): 643–669.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Enrique Bonus Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Marking and Marketing ”Difference“: Filipino Oriental Stores in Southern California Enrique Bonus In the world through which I travel, I am endlessly creating myself -Frantz...
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Published: 01 August 2022
. However, some stores catering to migrant renters have continued to operate. Courtesy of the artist. More
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 155–177.
Published: 01 February 2016
... retailers offer the lowest prices and have smaller stores and fewer frills. Wumart is the lowest-­price retailer, and its stores tend to be dirty, dreary, and cramped. By contrast, Walmart is cleaner and its prices are higher. It sells some low...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 987–1018.
Published: 01 November 2013
... it is not only desirable but appropriate to visit on a Saturday. My Kim Jewelry’s location in the popular Phước Lộc Thọ mall (Asian Garden Mall) — often described as “the heart of Little Saigon” — adds to the store’s affective value, making the economic...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 18–23.
Published: 01 February 1993
... Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 By Leung Ping-kwan. Translated by Gordon T. Osing and the author. These poems will appear in City at the End of Time , a volume of Leung's poems to be jointly published by Twilight Book Store and the Department of Comparative Literature...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 515–543.
Published: 01 August 2015
... commemorate his first date, taking a photo of Peking University for a failed applicant, and recharging a mobile phone for a client. For ten days, Chen provided these services for free. After- ward, Chen opened an online store on China’s largest e...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 383–415.
Published: 01 May 2013
...- ment Store, Osaka (April 19 – 24) Gutai 11 published (November 11). Gutai 10 never published 1961 10th Gutai Art Exhibition, Takashimaya Department Store, Osaka (April 11 – 16); Takashimaya Department Store, Tokyo (May...
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positions (2023) 31 (2): 507–521.
Published: 01 May 2023
...: I'm Wang Dezhi, a cofounder of the Beijing Migrant Workers Home and creator of Tongxin Mutual-Aid Social Enterprise [a chain of secondhand clothing stores—Trans.]. We serve the needs of the “new workers” who have come from the villages to find jobs in the cities with programs in areas such as culture...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 49–67.
Published: 01 February 2024
... old neighborhood of Truc Bach, particularly the many new versions of VinMart+, a chain of convenience stores founded by the powerful Vingroup, 4 which in December 2018 opened 238 new branches in a single month nationwide and is the largest of a range of new actors in Hanoi's authorities’ plan...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): v–viii.
Published: 01 February 1995
... department store where everyday articles imported from North Korea are on display: at some point, we realize that locating the discussion in the department store means envisioning commodities and others in one glance, so to speak. Grinker...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 87–113.
Published: 01 February 2005
... on Otabe-chan, a character from a well-known Kyoto sweetshop and an apprentice geisha (maiko) who advertises a famous local sweet. Her come-hither glance at tourists is transposed here into an invitation to move from store to street to join...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 291–297.
Published: 01 May 2004
... Pang shows, the magic craze grew in the 1930s into a populist pastime for urbanites broadly speaking.Magic shows set the scene for what would be- come an identifiable blend of modern spectacle, corporate department store culture, and broadly...
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positions (2023) 31 (2): 257–279.
Published: 01 May 2023
... to make space for high-tech businesses and new rental units that attract younger migrants employed in the service sectors. In 2018–19, Picun's bustling commercial street was enlarged and the facades of its tiny restaurants and cell phone stores plastered over. The iron archway that used to greet visitors...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 59–90.
Published: 01 February 2015
...” targets to attack. Store owners identified as selling Japanese products were told to close their doors, and storefronts were attacked with eggs, tomatoes, and empty plastic bottles (“weapons” specifically condoned in the electronic e-­mail call...
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positions (2005) 13 (2): 379–410.
Published: 01 May 2005
... 389 drugstore.19 The shop had been well known locally, and Chang was en- thusiastic and had very good local connections. In the course of the move- ment, the store turned into a central place for concerned residents to stay...
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positions (2000) 8 (3): 637–673.
Published: 01 August 2000
... anyone went by such a title at the time. These were the Mitsukoshi department store (still referred to here as Mitsukoshi Drap- ery Store) and the imperial house. Two photographs on the last page of the graphic section showa “Reception-room...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 27–47.
Published: 01 February 2024
... 1980s. With the onset of Đổi Mới, Vietnam's economic reforms, Vietnamese urbanites grew evermore accustomed to living their lives electrically. Today modern Vietnamese households are equipped with an increasing number of electric appliances that cook and store food efficiently, provide physical comfort...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 111–158.
Published: 01 February 2012
... 116 Figure 2 Sincere Department Store girl, Funv zazhi August, 1931 rolled cigarettes...
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positions (2003) 11 (2): 443–478.
Published: 01 May 2003
...:2 Fall 2003 456 the opening of the city’s Guohuo department store critiqued the consum- ing habits of local women and touted the fashion and economic benefits of buying local silks. Nonetheless...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): v–xiv.
Published: 01 May 1997
... of national and ethnic identity is also the subject of Enrique Bonus’s ethno- graphic study of “oriental” grocery stores in the Filipino immigrant com- munities of Los Angeles and San Diego counties. Bonus conceives of these “local” stores...