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positions (1995) 3 (2): 392–417.
Published: 01 May 1995
...You-me Park Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 "And They Would Start Again": Women and Struggle in Korean Nationalist literature You-me Park I still remember the day in 1972 when I came home from school to find the whole...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 311–339.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and ethnographic methods, this article uses the terms performance and performativity more capaciously to include a range of embodied acts. With this, the article argues that framing the artists’ experiences within the narrative confines of struggling migrant workers fails to capture the complex, often...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 325–355.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Helen Heran Jun Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Contingent Nationalisms: Renegotiating Borders in Korean and Korean American Women’s Oppositional Struggles Helen Heran Jun The emergence of a Korean American nationalist discourse has been...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 837–875.
Published: 01 November 2014
... a specific angle for us to understand the intense dynamics between culture and politics in the Cultural Revolution. Copyright 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 The Visual Representations of the Barefoot Doctor: Between Medical Policy and Political Struggles Laikwan Pang...
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positions (2002) 10 (1): 195–218.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Yoshikuni Igarashi 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 The Unfinished Business of Mourning: Maruyama Masao and Postwar Japan’s Struggles with the Wartime Past Yoshikuni Igarashi The political scientist Maruyama Masao established himself as one...
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positions (2003) 11 (1): 241–257.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Françoise Vergès 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Writing on Water: Peripheries, Flows, Capital, and Struggles in the Indian Ocean Françoise Vergès Current discussions about globalization often ignore the flows of capital that travel south to south...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 547–574.
Published: 01 August 2020
... to make the world safe for democracy. Though Isahama’s residents were discouraged by their failure to extract a more favorable outcome from military authorities, their struggle to keep their lands from being requisitioned—and similar struggles that erupted in Iejima, Furujima, and Mawashi—are widely...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 351–387.
Published: 01 May 2017
... society. Tanigawa's writing itself—his practice of holding politics and poetics immanent to the flux or energy of the historicity of the struggle of the oppressed, to the historical event of their dispossession—remains a powerful site of analysis for us today. In contemporary Japan, where the struggles...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 763–792.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Louisa Schein; Va-Megn Thoj; Bee Vang; Ly Chong Thong Jalao Clint Eastwood's feature film Gran Torino (2008) represents an ongoing site of cultural struggle from the perspective of Hmong Americans, not only because of issues around the portrayal of Hmong culture and society, but also because...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 417–449.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Expo '70 Destruction Joint-Struggle Group (EDG) in 1969. The EDG presented an alternative manner of art collectives in its open “joint-struggle” with other collectives and individuals, as well as in its collaboration with other cultural practitioners and political activists who shared the anarchic...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 569–599.
Published: 01 August 2008
... (the first instance of student activism in modern China), I show how, before 1919, “students” and “university” did not come into being as stable and circumscribed positions to be occupied but were instead both produced because of and through the practices and the struggles of those years. A series...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 89–143.
Published: 01 February 2010
... with a special level of compassion, but that link is also problematic: his compassion has been largely disconnected from specific, major struggles of the oppressed. The primary examples considered here are the fight against apartheid in South Africa and the struggle against the occupation of Palestinian lands...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 111–158.
Published: 01 February 2012
... in the interwar years offers up a possibility of critique. The central question historians can address and struggle over is What social formation does modern commodity culture support? The dialectical image is not referential, so it does not determine social forms. Rather, it proffers conditions in which...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 345–372.
Published: 01 February 2012
..., Cold War scholarship, and the struggle over so-called area studies. Topics raised and considered include the history of the journal's founding, critical reminiscence of the project's early years of publications and intellectual politics, historical trends in knowledge production and ways...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 389–415.
Published: 01 February 2012
... young brother, who struggles for survival in a threatening urban underworld. I query whether these familiar narrative tropes of abjection provide new spaces for understanding the shift away from a war-torn society, or whether they replicate a persistent, romantic self-Orientalizing thread in modern...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 73–93.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Helen J. S. Lee During wartime Japan (late 1930s – 1945), the Japanese women in colonial Korea were pounded by ideological injunctions and practical imperatives demanding better service to the empire. This article explores the negotiations and struggles of Asano Shigeko (1922 – 42), a Keijō-born...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 189–221.
Published: 01 February 2013
... and a Gramscian “constant struggle for hegemony” approach, this article discusses forum theater's relative autonomy from and susceptibility to the authoritarian and culture-industry logics of advanced industrial society. In 1993, forum theater was successfully introduced to Singapore by local professional theater...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 41–69.
Published: 01 February 2014
... in a better society; and another in which struggle and revolt are themselves seen as the source of a liberation of life. I conclude by arguing that many of these reorientations build on the legacy on Dame-ren but also crucially transform this legacy. These transformations have helped the precarity movement...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 781–808.
Published: 01 November 2014
... to continue the leftist struggle. This article is primarily concerned with his earlier work, starting from his first collection of essays, Spirit of Renaissance (1946), to his well-known Avant-Garde Art (1954), touching upon some of his major motifs found in these texts. Beginning with Hanada's concern...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 115–119.
Published: 01 February 2015
...James L. Hevia The Visualizing Culture controversy demonstrated the ongoing struggle in East Asia over the meaning of the twentieth-century conflicts between Japan and neighboring countries. Critics demanded that the images of Japanese and Qing soldiers required narrative context, but narratives...