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Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373964-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7396-4
... politics contra policing. The answer to the question of who can be a citizen in citizen science in contemporary Japan seems to be “not many people.” In addition to neoliberal and postfeminist constraints on the idea of proper citizenship, post-Fukushima Japan saw a surge in radical leftist groups that made...
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By Aya Hirata Kimura
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373964-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7396-4
... and shunning of outrage works to obfuscate justice concerns. The chapter calls for citizen science practices that bring justice back into conversations about contamination and food problems. ...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373964-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7396-4
Published: 22 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393849-030
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9384-9
Published: 28 November 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380283-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8028-3
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007326-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0732-6
... formation of citizens capable of disinterested observation, empirical inquiry, and the rational pursuit of knowledge uncontaminated by ideology, dogma, or nar- row self- interest. To be sure, the promotion of science as a value- free model of social reproduction also contributed to the scientism that...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373964-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7396-4
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373964-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7396-4
... speak up against the government position that no special measures were necessary in the school lunch programs. This chapter describes three strategies that the women activists in the safe school lunch movement used, emphasizing science, motherhood, and hegemonic femininity. Women activists in the...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021445-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2144-5
... · An Anticolonial Pollution Science Every morning when I put on my lab coat, I have decisions to make. How will we do science today? How will we work against scientific premises that sepa- rate humans from Nature, that envision natural relations as universal, and that assume access to Indigenous Land...
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012221-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1222-1
...2National Politics and Scientific Pursuits Medical Education and the Strategic Value of Science in Postrevolutionary Bolivia NICOLE L. PACINO In August 1952, Dr. Johannes H. Bauer, a staff member of the Division of Medi- cine and Public Health of the Rocke fel ler Foundation (rf), visited Bolivia...
Published: 19 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... framed their work in Cameroon as a global biosecurity issue, based on the idea that new, unknown viruses circulating among local apes and monkeys could pass to humans through the hunting and eating of “bushmeat” by Cameroonian populations. The chapter analyses how local artists and citizens criticized...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373964-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7396-4
...-subject that is aligned with neoliberalism, postfeminism, and scientism. This chapter also reviews literature on citizen science, gendering of contamination activism, postfeminism, and these issues in the Japanese contexts. ...
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By Kath Weston
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7382-7
... used crowdsourced maps of radioactive hotspots and other digital technologies to disseminate the results of their studies. Citizen science-based initiatives like these can engage in technostruggle , a process in which ordinary people avail themselves of technology to produce knowledge about visceral...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373827-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7382-7
... used crowdsourced maps of radioactive hotspots and other digital technologies to disseminate the results of their studies. Citizen science-based initiatives like these can engage in technostruggle , a process in which ordinary people avail themselves of technology to produce knowledge about visceral...
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374220-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7422-0
... The conclusion explores the ways in which nationalism is both an object of inquiry in anthropology and a methodological challenge. More and more anthropological inquiry is hindered and sometimes made impossible by forms of policing that keep foreign anthropologists out. At the same time citizens...
Published: 15 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375463-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... individual citizens responsible for ensuring good health by reducing genetic risk may support the wider incorporation of genetic technologies into the neoliberal health care system. The author argues, therefore, that we need a new reproductive dystopia that accounts for the changing political context of...
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By Sima Shakhsari
Published: 17 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0733-3
... an unknown location, lack of access to his family and attorneys, and the authorities failure to provide clear information about his potential charges is a source of concern for us. The Ira nian blogging community is one of the largest and most vi- brant in the world. From ordinary citizens to the...
Published: 18 September 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388135-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8813-5
... independent, strong, expansive, and/or reasonably fair to its citizens. Nineteenth- and twentieth-century social science claimed at times to be a purely theoretical enterprise having no concern with either best or good societies. The great exemplars, how- ever, have all been powerfully guided by ethical aims...
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By Rahul Mukherjee
Published: 27 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009016-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0901-6
... India and Paki- stan, 1 19. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Abraham, Itty. 2012. Geopolitics and Biopolitics in India s High Natu ral Back- ground Radiation Zone. Science, Technology and Society 17 (1): 105 122. Adams, V., M. Murphy, and A. Clarke. 2009. Anticipation: Technoscience, Life...
Published: 07 November 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388524-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8852-4
... political repression in which citizens, including scientists, need o≈cial permission to assemble in a group of more than three. Many outspoken Republicans have fled Paris for fear of imprisonment, leading academics have resigned their posts rather than swear allegiance to the new regime, and practicing...