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positions (2015) 23 (3): 565–593.
Published: 01 August 2015
... precarious labor English-language travel working holiday co-op program South Korea Language Travels and Global Aspirations of Korean Youth Jennifer Jihye Chun and Ju Hui Judy Han Every year, countless young Koreans travel overseas in combined pursuit...
positions (1994) 2 (2): 446–463.
Published: 01 May 1994
...) This particular festival is celebrated in many parts of north India as a public holiday for the working class, the day being named after the engineer-god Vishvakarma. How do we read this evidence in terms of the difference between real and abstract...
positions (2003) 11 (1): 135–181.
Published: 01 February 2003
... an unusual cause. Neighborhood activists, preservationists, and din- ers rallied, petitioned, and pleaded for a reversal of plans to demolish the Holiday Bowl bowling alley, a low-slung ediﬁce perched astride a decaying commercial strip in the heart...
positions (2016) 24 (1): 155–177.
Published: 01 February 2016
... with customers vary from one employer to another. Hours of work range from short shifts of four hours to twelve-hour days. Some reps are hired temporarily, for a special promotion or to work during a holiday season when sales increase. These reps...
positions (1993) 1 (3): 585–606.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Ann Anagnost Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 References Anderson , Benedict . Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origins and Spread of Nationalism . 1983; London: Verso, 1991. Beijing Review . Benjamin , Walter . “The Work of Art in the Age...
positions (2015) 23 (2): 349–365.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of Chineseness relies a great deal upon the work of seventeenth-century Jesuits who took the ideology of Chinese elites and turned it into “the Western discourse on ‘Confucianism’ as emblematic of Chinese civilization,” which then “twentieth-century...
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...
positions (2004) 12 (2): 587–596.
Published: 01 May 2004
...- ing its sociality without a second thought. Ideals, work, ambition, not to mention money—these centers and motivators of the ordinary condition of positions 12:2 © 2004 by Duke University Press positions 12:2 Fall 2004...
positions (1999) 7 (3): 799–827.
Published: 01 August 1999
... references to international dimensions.' Mostly written from the femi- nist viewpoint, scholarly work on Barbie continues to grow in the direction of US.-based race and queer studies. However, very little in this area of U.S. feminist...
positions (1996) 4 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 February 1996
... community and often lasted an entire afternoon. However, they were not mere expres- sions of dissent; they were also about memory and collective representation. Typically, during these special “holidays” the students would reenact key...
positions (2020) 28 (3): 517–546.
Published: 01 August 2020
.... And, along with the modern girl, the decade saw growing awareness of yet another new phenomenon, whose presence was likewise seen as reflecting modern trends: nü gong (the working woman). Modernity in 1920s China was not just the cosmopolitanism of the urban areas and the start of a global consumer...
positions (2003) 11 (2): 331–360.
Published: 01 May 2003
... to as their traditional costumes on certain festivals and holidays. A photograph [not reproduced here because of its quality—Editor] shows a group of elderly men of the Atayal tribe in these traditional costumes at one such festival. The men wear startlingly clean...
positions (2012) 20 (1): 241–265.
Published: 01 February 2012
.... An image does things that text cannot, but I think it does them best in conjunction with, and close by, words, so that there is the possibility for mutual interruption and dialogue. In print form, images work in specific ways, so part of my thinking concerns the digital future. After considering...
positions (2015) 23 (1): 131–144.
Published: 01 February 2015
... textbooks and curricula for all levels of education and includes mass-media positions 23:1 February 2015 134 activities in museums, film, television, popular magazines, newspapers, and on official holidays. Deng...
positions (2020) 28 (3): 501–516.
Published: 01 August 2020
... a Communist holiday in 1922 and celebrated throughout the Soviet bloc and among communists worldwide until the 1960s when it was also picked up by feminists in the West. Socialist and communist women have been key players in the develop- Kim Introduction 503 ment of global feminisms and international women...
positions (2001) 9 (1): 69–104.
Published: 01 February 2001
... worked but for the simple fact that a counterexample—the third term, so to speak—exists right across the street from McDonald’s and pokes holes in Eagleton’s neat binarism. I am referring to Red Sorghum, a traditional-style soup-noodle restaurant...
positions (2018) 26 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of criticism. By doing so, he delivers at the same time an accurate physiognomy of Swiss society, whose self-image was more informed by its peasantry than by its working class. It is a test for the procedure that Benjamin, a year later, by using the term new popularity , would describe as emancipatory process...
positions (2005) 13 (1): 215–234.
Published: 01 February 2005
.... As the Katipunan grew, this rebellion turned into a major war between a Filipino separatist movement and the government of imperial Spain. A truce was worked out in 1897, however, and Emilio Aguinaldo and his fellow nation- alists went into exile in Hong...
positions (2001) 9 (1): 219–243.
Published: 01 February 2001
.... One powerful mechanism for such diffusion and deferral can be found, perhaps not too surprisingly, in the commodiﬁcation processes at work in China’s market economy.11 Paralleling the creation of dense and perva- sive consumer marketplaces...
positions (2011) 19 (3): 739–761.
Published: 01 August 2011
...; and one might imagine yuppies reading his theoretical works in the subway)3 arousing much curiosity and inter- est cannot necessarily change the coordinates of the established system and conventional perceptions, what can we expect — even given...