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positions (2015) 23 (3): 381–409.
Published: 01 August 2015
... that the contributors engage in developing their arguments. Lastly, it offers an overview of the specific facets of youth unemployment and underemployment that the individual authors explore in their essays. Labor Games: Youth, Work, and Politics in East Asia Gabriella Lukacs In Fukusaku Kinji’s...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 45–69.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Nicole Constable This article explores, ethnographically and critically, migrant women's contributions to three intersecting sectors of “intimate industries” in Asia: domestic work, sex tourism, and adoption. These three sectors are normally understood as separate and distinct, and in the cases...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 225–237.
Published: 01 February 1999
...Kamala Kempadoo Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Commentary Slavery or Work? Reconceptualizing Third World Prostitution Kamala Kempadoo Third World prostitution is often described as sexual slavery, as violence to women...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 805–830.
Published: 01 August 2012
... the “Cambodian syndrome” and are productively rooted in “memory work.” Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Cambodian American Memory Work: Justice and the “Cambodian Syndrome” Cathy J. Schlund- Vials The work of healing a country really happens inside each Cambodian...
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positions (2003) 11 (2): 511–520.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Paola Zamperini 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Making Fashion Work: Interview with Sophie Hong Paola Zamperini Hong Lifen, also known to the Western world as Sophie Hong, graduated from the fashion and design department of Shijian University...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 575–602.
Published: 01 August 2020
... . Service Economies: Militarism, Sex Work, and Migrant Labor in South Korea . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Lee Jung-ja . 1975 . “ On Emergency Measure No. 9 .” The Woman 10 , June . Lee Sook-chong . 1975 . “ Frugal Living .” The Woman 11 , December . Lee...
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Published: 01 February 2023
Figure 5 Work dissolves into care in ARIA . ©KOZUE AMANO/MAG Garden 2003. More
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Published: 01 February 2023
Figure 7 The dangerous work of new arrivals to the isekai in Grimgar , 2015. More
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 133–160.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Travis Workman This article discusses the philosophical works of Sŏ In-sik, who published mainly between 1937 and 1940, following his five-year imprisonment as a member of the M-L (Marxist-Leninist) group and the Korean Communist Party. While it recognizes a major shift in his thinking in 1938...
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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 (2003) 11 (2): 361–393.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Tina Mai Chen 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Proletarian White and Working Bodies in Mao’s China Tina Mai Chen Infused with the spirit of May Fourth critique of the enfeebled Chinese body politic of the past, a young Mao Zedong joined the chorus...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 171–202.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Figure 5 Work dissolves into care in ARIA . ©KOZUE AMANO/MAG Garden 2003. ...
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Published: 01 August 2022
Figure 8 Tong Lam, untitled (2014), from the series Where There Is No Room for Fiction . Light box. An image of a migrant worker projected next to graffiti art. Since the negotiation stalemate, the village has become a haven for graffiti artists who use their works to comment on China's urban More
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Published: 01 August 2021
-encouraging therapy and part-time sex work.” Photo by Timothy Gitzen. More
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 231–251.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Hagiwara Hiroko The aim of this essay is to suggest a way to see and discuss a body of Araki Nobuyoshi's later photographic work that centers on images of bound and naked women. Araki has prolifically exhibited and published provocative photographs for over thirty years in Japan and for some years...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 121–144.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Peggy Wang In studies of contemporary Chinese art, Lin Tianmiao’s work has been overwhelmingly discussed in terms of women’s crafts and maternal roles. Citing her use of embroidery and the female figure, these interpretations have led to broad and often simplified characterizations of her work...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 145–169.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Gavin Walker As an author, a figure, and as an author who relied on figurations of himself as a primary device, Mishima Yukio (1925–1970) has existed in a complex relationship to criticism and literary history. Criticism of Mishima's work and life has often taken for granted the network...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 259–285.
Published: 01 May 2015
... him to discover deep flaws in the novel's capacity for mimesis. I agree, but not with their conclusions that he therefore abandoned the form. On the contrary, I suggest that it was the very power of the novel to hold competing conventions of representation in tension, and to work through the epistemic...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 213–241.
Published: 01 May 2018
... had investigated questions about the exposure of bodies to radiation. Their paths crossed at a workshop entitled “Exposure and Effect: Measuring Safety, Environment, and Life in Asia” at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, where they discussed the meanings of their research and work...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 487–513.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Gabriella Lukacs This essay analyzes how the digital media economy harnesses young people's search for meaningful work to develop new apparatuses and mechanisms of extracting value from activities that are not typically recognized as work. Drawing on interviews with net idols and an analysis...