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positions (2024) 32 (1): 49–67.
Published: 01 February 2024
..., and the search for the good life, eating out has become embedded in everyday life in late-socialist Hanoi. Ongoing food transformations are seeing many of these food practices move from the streets to air-conditioned restaurants. Based on eating ethnography, this article analyzes the boom in eating out...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 27–47.
Published: 01 February 2024
... not surprising that appliances for cooking and storing food are high on the list of most important household objects. Even though restaurants and street food outlets are omnipresent in urban Vietnam, with many Hanoians eating at least one meal a day outside the home (see Hansen, this issue), cooking appliances...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 February 2024
... of how electrical home appliances, once curiosities, have become daily necessities for the Vietnamese. Arve Hansen takes us to the foodscape of Hanoi, where diverse dining avenues have emerged alongside the arrival of global food chains and the upgrading of street food for middle-class consumption...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 635–659.
Published: 01 August 2014
... processing was news to me. Perhaps Ayi was exaggerating, but her comments resonate with those of Yu Jie about freshly made soup on the street, in terms of the question of food quality and health. Furthermore, Ayi’s remark was a critical commentary...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 18–23.
Published: 01 February 1993
... of a rotunda, the wide, hollow corridors leading sometimes to blocked places, which, sometimes, knocked open, are stairs down to ordinary streets. By Leung Ping-kwan. Translated by Gordon T Osing and the author. These poems...
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positions (2023) 31 (4): 769–801.
Published: 01 November 2023
..., where Chinese residents of India (some of whom were Indian citizens) were interned in 1962 after the two nations went to war over border disputes. The film portrayed the environment in the camp to be safe, the food nutritious, and the conditions humane. The act of interning Chinese civilians...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 307–334.
Published: 01 May 2011
... localized expressions of proletarian mobility and, as we will see, antagonistic consistency. Documentary Strategies The film follows a number of children as they make their living on Manila’s streets: a group of homeless boys who beg for food...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 261–288.
Published: 01 February 2004
... to the monoculturalization of our food systems. Attending centrally to the need for environmental justice, she focuses on how biotechnology, intellectual prop- erty rights, and globalization have fundamentally transformed agricultural ecologies in ways deleterious...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 567–589.
Published: 01 August 2009
.... In children’s daily lives, textbooks on moral education teach the importance of physical fitness, while materials related to studying and testing include advice to parents and children about appropriate food to eat during exams. In this way...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 423–449.
Published: 01 August 2018
... Elizabeth . 2004 . Privatizing Poland: Baby Food, Big Business, and the Remaking of Labor . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press . Dutton Michael Lo Hsiu-ju Stacy Wu Dong Dong . 2008 . Beijing Time . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Farquhar Judith . 2002...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 255–275.
Published: 01 February 1997
... back to your hotel,” he said insolently. At that, I stood up and left the room, food untouched. On the street I flagged the first cab I could find and gave the driver Grandma Kim’s address. He stopped repeatedly for directions...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 571–594.
Published: 01 August 2022
... electricity from the grid so landlords could charge tenants twice the State Grid's rate. The night-market food, while cheap and plentiful, varied in its sanitation. My younger interlocutors would invite me to spend the afternoon window-shopping at 360 Mall and then insist on eating across the street...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): 192–223.
Published: 01 February 1995
...- ness; a film describing the history of north Korea; panels describing work and family life; a model two-room apartment; and nearly 2,000 separate items from north Korea, including canned foods, jewelry, books, toys, clothing...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 545–564.
Published: 01 August 2015
... 554 thriving shopping streets in downtown Tokyo. Having worked in a recycle shop for several years and realizing that the logic of recycling was politically opposed to the accumulation requirements of capitalist growth, Matsumoto...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 37–66.
Published: 01 February 2006
... to the federal govern- ment. They held relatively peaceful rallies and demonstrations in the streets and gathered support from international allies to pressure the South Korean government.19 In contrast to civil groups’ actions regarding state policies...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 499–524.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and evade censorship. Sexual innuendos through food, however, are a testament to the agricultural roots of Philippine culture. They have been the staple of riddles, street jokes, and ordinary conversations seeking euphemistic ref- erents...
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positions (2023) 31 (2): 473–484.
Published: 01 May 2023
...-in-law raised her voice, “Looking for sickles? Looking for sickles? So you two fell asleep in the mountain while looking for sickles?” Screaming, the old woman began to scratch and hit Mumi. Mumi greeted everyone she encountered. Every time she saw someone in the street, she would shout cheerfully...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 613–646.
Published: 01 August 2003
... is not his description of the street scene, but the ‘atti- tude’ (taidu) he carried.”89 Some readers reminded the Shanghai author that Shanghai had always relied on outsiders and peasants for vital food supply positions 11:3 Winter 2003...
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positions (1998) 6 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 February 1998
... and mistreats her; but she then drives him away, and he is left wan- dering the street. He runs into a veteran whose words and wine prod Ding to return quickly to the restaurant, where he shoots and kills the chauffeur and Yu Yichi. As a fugitive...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 401–429.
Published: 01 May 2004
... While acknowledging a degree of relative autonomy at the level of aestheticization and consumption of Viet- namese food and zakka, I will argue that the abstract conception of a cute and consumable Vietnam acts to disguise, euphemize, and delimit...