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positions (2020) 28 (3): 547–574.
Published: 01 August 2020
... recognized as the sparks that ignited the “all-island struggle” of 1956. This article considers the roles that Isahama’s women farmers played in inspiring the mass mobilization of 1956. While scholars have characterized the power of their protests as stemming precisely from their apolitical character—from...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 677–688.
Published: 01 August 2020
... into a cave refuge during the Battle of Okinawa because she had slipped out of conventional social intelligibility at the time. In Isahama Women Farmers Against Enclosure: A Rejection of the Prop- erty Relation in US- Occupied Okinawa, Wendy Matsumura tells the story of an anomaly speaking to fluidity...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 501–516.
Published: 01 August 2020
... the International Council of Women; and Okinawan women farmers and Japanese feminists who struggled against imperialism and mili- tarism in the context of the Cold War. This record of East Asian feminisms that reaches beyond the Cold War in temporal, geographic, and ideological scope confirms the provincialism...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 555–584.
Published: 01 August 2003
... reshaping the story by incorporating their own experiences. In the 1980s it became common for factory workers (many of whom were women), farmers, or residents of communities affected by various (ill-conceived) plans of the state...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 529–539.
Published: 01 August 2003
... their legs—is when there is news about the latest fashion wear DMC: Who is most marginalized in South Korean society? KHS: Women in poverty and women farmers. DMC: Earlier in our talk, you made a connection between diasporic identity...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 279–309.
Published: 01 May 2006
... describe it in their travel accounts. These descriptions, in other words, suggest its poverty and its degeneration. Seeing Korean farmers with long pipes in their mouths and working at a leisurely pace, they call the Koreans a lazy race...
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positions (2002) 10 (1): 173–194.
Published: 01 February 2002
... by newly represented constituencies—women, small farmers, workers, and progressive intellectuals. In an attempt to organize my own thinking about the nature and mean- ing of this historical interval, I have identified three projects that begin...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 481–495.
Published: 01 May 2020
... in the #Women Seriously campaign and One Billion Rising campaign; and exchanges among women farmers from Asia, Africa, and Latin America. In 2015, to celebrate the tenth anniversary, PWAG launched a visibility- connectivity- expertise project, the WikiPeaceWomen project. It aims to expand bodies of knowledge...
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positions (2002) 10 (1): 39–78.
Published: 01 February 2002
... theirnextmoveappearquiteambitious.In1965TsuchimotowenttoKyushu and started a series of films on mercury poisoning in the villages ringing Mi- namata Bay; Ogawa moved his operation to a village outside Tokyo where the government was attempting to evict farmers for a new international...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 499–524.
Published: 01 May 2011
... under the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos. His Green Revolution and Masagana 99 attempted to achieve food self-­sufficiency by providing inputs to farmers to help cover production costs, in the form of high-­yielding seeds, chemical...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 February 2004
...- plifies the common phenomenon of development, which is propelled by governments as well as the capitalist economic system. It should be noted that in the process of development it is always the small people, the powerless people, such as women...
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positions (2000) 8 (3): 747.
Published: 01 August 2000
... interesting of the entire run of the magazine. It begins with an eye-catching cover design, also by Kamekura, showing a series of cut-out photographs of individual figures from the interior layouts—men and women, farmers, soldiers, and city dwellers...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 15–40.
Published: 01 February 2023
... Thành, I heard many people question why women chose to marry Korean men. To them, the women would end up in exactly the same social position as they would if they remained local: wives of rural farmers. This critique expresses the condition of rural marginalization regardless of which country you reside...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 135–171.
Published: 01 February 1997
... venereal disease examinations and a registration system for prostitutes, began in the West during the Napoleonic era. This system, which regulated women in hopes of preserving the battle potential of military troops, spread throughout...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 307–342.
Published: 01 May 1999
... peasant women earned in the laborious and highly skilled work of applying wax for batik dying, my first impulse was, of course, to check the price tag. The bathrobe was going for a cool $150. By my calculation, the Guizhou household...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 319–346.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Santi (Poonian) Bains (born in 1944), daughter of Paritem Singh Poon- ian, a nurseryman and farmer who helped many Sikh farmers by loaning them money when the banks would not. To trace such a familial genealogy is to preserve, to create an archive. Women can suffer in this preservation. Sara Ahmed...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 343–375.
Published: 01 May 1999
... the price of industrial products for farm use. At the same time, taxes imposed on rural brigades were reduced. In addition, farmers who had fulfilled their com- pulsory production quotas could now legally sell their surplus produce...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 373–404.
Published: 01 May 2006
... meanings depending on whether one was a Japa- nese subject on the Japanese archipelago or in a colony in Asia, a manager- level employee for a Japanese company or a wage laborer or a tenant-farmer, an impoverished settler on the Asian mainland...
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positions (2023) 31 (2): 507–521.
Published: 01 May 2023
... in the city. Their awareness of their rights was not great, either, so they accepted the status of farmer. They were used to sitting at the bottom of society and were so worn down that they had no aspirations or will to resist. They just accepted their fate. After the 1980s and 1990s, the second and third...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 113–134.
Published: 01 February 2004
... Miyako Island. Religious leadership there is intense, and the women, particularly the shamans, play an important role. They have incredible dignity. Ama Toshimaro, a scholar of religious studies, introduced us to a remote island with a population...