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positions (2012) 20 (2): 379–401.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Christina Schwenkel; Ann Marie Leshkowich The recent global economic crisis has called into question triumphalist narratives of neoliberal capitalism and its global uniformity. In this introduction to the special issue on Vietnam, we examine Vietnamese “market socialism” as a fertile site...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 71–96.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Danièle Bélanger Vietnamese immigrant female spouses account for the second largest group of “foreign brides” in Taiwan and South Korea. This essay examines the local industry in Vietnam that facilitates and organizes marriages between local women and foreign men. The analysis focuses on how...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 655–682.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Jin-kyung Lee In reconsidering South Korean military involvement in the Vietnam War between 1965 and 1973, this essay focuses on the multivalent relationship between military labor and masculine sexuality in the overlapping contexts of class stratification, nationalist economic development under...
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positions (2005) 13 (2): 411–439.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Wynn Wilcox 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Women and Mythology in Vietnamese History: ) ) Lê Ngo. c Hân, H`ô Xuân Hu o ng, and the Production of Historical Continuity in Vietnam Wynn Wilcox Three Myths about Two Vietnamese Women Lê...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 405–434.
Published: 01 May 2012
... within the larger transformations gripping Vietnam today. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Trung Hoà- Nhân Chính: Constructing a New Urban Center in Hanoi. Photo by Christina Schwenkel Neo- Geomancy and Real Estate Fever in Postreform Vietnam Erik Harms Urban Geomancers...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 437–470.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Christina Schwenkel The shift to “market socialism” has brought rapid and profound changes to urban landscapes in Vietnam. Focusing on the fate of socialist architecture and urban design under contemporary urban redevelopment and renewal plans, this essay explores the transformation of Vinh City...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 529–558.
Published: 01 May 2012
... changes that have occurred in Vietnam over the past twenty-five years, individuals and institutions continue to draw on socialist orientations as they encounter market changes, leading to practices and subjectivities that are neither clearly socialist nor neoliberal. Rather, they are at once partial...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 561–591.
Published: 01 May 2012
... deploying neoliberal practices and technologies centered on a new figure, here instantiated as “the Human.” In Vietnam in the early 2000s, an older social-evils-based HIV/AIDS apparatus was destabilized by new epidemiological conditions, a reproblematization of epidemic disease after SARS, and the arrival...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 595–625.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Ken MacLean This essay examines the ongoing “fight against corruption” in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. The PMU-18 scandal (ca. 2005–2007), the country's largest to date, is featured as a way to explore how different initiatives to audit the financial-moral practices of officials at all levels...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 629–656.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... In Vietnam, high rates of inflation in the 1980s led the government to implement reforms of the economy under the slogan Ðổi mới (Renovation). These reforms included anti-inflationary measures characteristic of neoliberal policies. By the early 1990s, inflation was reduced to the single digits. After...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 793–804.
Published: 01 August 2012
... grandmother's final ceremonies for her documentary Second Burial . Underhill offers these family portraits from 1999 and 2006 as an extended elegy for her grandmother. Luminous Elegies: Cha˘m Family Documentary in Phuc Lâ.p, Vietnam Julie Thi Underhill Once she arrived in the United...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 885–910.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Long Bui Using the television program Vietnam Idol as a case study, the author demonstrates that even though shows like this aim to bring Viet Nam into the fold of global culture, it reconfigures dominant notions of “culture” and reinforces certain mappings of power. At the very moment it brings...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 579–605.
Published: 01 August 2013
... protagonist must discursively relate herself with and against existing sociolinguistic structures. The heroine's subjectivity is formed not through an appropriation of European individualism but rather through the chasm between the imported first-person and the sociolinguistic structures particular to Vietnam...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 821–842.
Published: 01 November 2017
... a spectrum of ideological and social relations. General Giap's funeral offers a useful case study about the interaction between traditional and new media and their political implications in present-day Vietnam, which has broader connections to the study of censorship, political subjectivities...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 621–635.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Hyun Sook Kim Commentary Korea’s “Vietnam Question”: War Atrocities, National Identity, and Reconciliation in Asia Hyun Sook Kim The “Vietnam Question” A new space for examining the Korean national identity and culture is emerging. A small number...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 301–321.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Misaki Iwai Abstract In recent years, there has been a noticeable presence of children known as “unrecognized” in the Vietnamese media. These children are the offspring of Vietnamese women married to Korean or Taiwanese men who have returned to Vietnam following divorce or separation. This article...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 389–415.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Christophe Robert Trần Anh Hùng is best known for three films: The Scent of the Green Papaya (1993), Cyclo (1995), and Vertical Ray of the Sun (2000), known as his Vietnam Trilogy. In this article I propose the notion of the return of a repressed, painful, and violent wartime past, which takes form...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 497–526.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Ann Marie Leshkowich Over the past several decades, transnational adoption of Vietnamese children has developed from a response to war into a routine option for foreigners trying to build families. This article explores how the logics that have emerged within Vietnam to make sense...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 161–187.
Published: 01 February 2013
... homecoming stories not only reconfigure the “refugee subjectivity” of Vietnamese diaspora but also recast Asian American studies in diasporic contexts by taking the aspirations and concerns of Vietnam seriously, although their journeys “home” are by no means patriotic returns but only temporary visits...
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positions (2018) 26 (1): 111–150.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Duy Lap Nguyen This essay develops a reading of Bùi Anh Tuấn’s Ian Fleming–inspired Specter over Red Square ( Bóng Ma trên Công Trường Đỏ ). Published during the war in Vietnam, the novel was one of the most successful examples of the new forms of mass culture that emerged in the context of the US...