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positions (2022) 30 (2): 277–300.
Published: 01 May 2022
... migrating parents. The article explores the unpredictability of the temporality of migration and how parental absence can be indefinite or permanent, especially for parents who follow undocumented channels of migration. The article explores children’s lived experiences of waiting for their parents to return...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 245–275.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Amanda R. Cheong Abstract This study draws on ethnographic fieldwork with undocumented and stateless families in Sabah, Malaysia to examine how deportability shapes children's relationships with the Malaysian state. By centering the perspectives of children and their families, the author argues...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 May 2022
... a critical perspective on the structural inequalities that define migration in Asia. This special issue calls attention to the ethnic exclusion faced by Vietnamese settlers in Cambodia (Rumsby, this issue) and undocumented and stateless children in Sabah, Malaysia (Cheong, this issue), the gendered...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 669–692.
Published: 01 August 2016
... small yet meaningful efforts to protect the human rights of foreign workers around us.”50 The above account emphasizes the profile of the country as one that once produced and still produces many (undocumented) migrants overseas. Its...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 229–256.
Published: 01 May 2011
... in six or 4.1 million Filipino migrant work- ers are overseas; 1.8 million of these are undocumented workers.8 Tied to Tolentino ❘ Vaginal Economy 235 familial love, the overseas workers act as sacrificial lambs...
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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 (2019) 27 (4): 653–685.
Published: 01 November 2019
... a given social group, comprise one of the stakes and one of the modalities of collective and individual practices, Augé writes (50). Furthermore, Minouk Lim s 2014 Monument 300: Chasing Watermarks in the Real DMZ Project has transformed the undocumented historical tragedy into a fictional event through...
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positions (2022) 30 (4): 815–838.
Published: 01 November 2022
..., and Bruno 2007 ). 1 The number has never been accurately measured but only presumed within a wide range due to the status of the North Korean escapees as undocumented immigrants in China. The Chinese government forcefully repatriates undocumented North Koreans to North Korea according to the 1964...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 333–335.
Published: 01 February 2016
..., undocumented migrants, and marriage migrants in Asia and North America. She recently published the article “Labour Migration and Trafficking among Vietnamese Migrants in Asia” in The American ANNALS of Political and Social Science (2014...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 501–522.
Published: 01 May 1997
... and migrants, and between guest workers and undocumented aliens, reflect administrative practices rather than economic and sociological realities”7 Second, not only are various excludable categories linked through their pro...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 763–767.
Published: 01 November 2013
... and brother of a Taiwanese soldier impounded and forced to fight on the side of the Japanese Imperial Army, raised complex problems in his intimate politics of mourning. Lee’s actions lifted out of a forced amnesia undocumented...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 561–567.
Published: 01 November 2019
...), in which con- ceptual artist Lim reconstructs an undocumented tragedy. Lim s contestat- ing remonumentalization of suppressed human tragedy forces participants (a.k.a. viewers) in her work to themselves dig up watermarks of the bones of the dead, lying still beneath the treacle and kitsch of an obscured...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 769–794.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... Empower has identified the most vulnerable populations as sex workers who are undocumented, primarily from Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar, or stateless hill-­tribe persons in Thailand; lacking citizenship, they are more often abused by employers...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 677–714.
Published: 01 August 1993
... dearth of lawyers in Japan: “In America you use lawyers; in Japan we use y a kuza The run-down tenement is filled with Pakistanis, Filipinos, Chinese, and other assorted “undocumented” Asian immigrants (to heighten the social...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 737–762.
Published: 01 August 2012
... and facilitated the removal of documented and undocumented immigrants, including legal residents such as refugees and permanent US residents. Together these laws called for the removal of those documented residents classi ed as “criminal aliens” after...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 91–116.
Published: 01 February 2023
... discourses, brown mass is conceived as outside threat—in covert wars and coups in Vietnam and Central and South America, often called “dirty wars;” and in the ways that terms like “migrant,” “undocumented” or “illegals” will not name race but imply darker skin. As a term, “Brown mass” conjures Hortense...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 179–203.
Published: 01 February 2016
...- aged her to stay abroad despite these labor conditions. She said “This morn- ing, my mom said, ‘Stay there as long as you can. Go TNT [undocumented] if you have to.’ She was like, ‘If they don’t extend the contract and if you come home, how...
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positions (1997) 5 (3): 687–707.
Published: 01 August 1997
... relatively undocumented, producing few photographic images to capture the global public’s attention. Yet forgetting can also be produced through the presence of images. A single image-icon can screen out other images of a historical...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 659–675.
Published: 01 August 2020
... the Asia- Pacific War, and she was unable to return home even after the war s end. Her experience came to light when she came forward in 1975, sixteen years before Kim Hak- sun s first testimony in South Korea. Facing deportation as an undocumented person, she had to explain how she had come to Okinawa...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 171–189.
Published: 01 February 2024
... of Sister Goddess . It is said that he led a team to Lhasa in 1941 to learn the performance. After five years the team returned and started to perform regularly at his birthday celebrations, which soon merged with the summer festival. This undocumented narrative has been reiterated by the monks...