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Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... This chapter examines the ideology, organization, and practice of the program of earthquake monitoring, prediction, and defense during China's Cultural Revolution, with a focus on the culture of mass science. By a strange coincidence, there were about ten major earthquakes in China during the...
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-076
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
...324 H. Patricia Hynes 11.5 LAND MINES AND CLUSTER BOMBS Weapons of Mass Destruction in Slow Motion H. Patricia Hynes Every twenty minutes, a land mine explodes, and fifty to one hundred grams of tnt blast into the victim s foot, leg, and other parts of the body. . . . The United States devised a...
Published: 19 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013167-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1316-7
...P A R T I I I C A P T I V I T I E S This page intentionally left blank C H A P T E R E I G H T MASS INCARCERATION AS MISNOMER: CHATTEL/DOMESTIC WAR AND THE PROB LEM OF NARRATIVITY D Y L A N R O D R Í G U E Z Introduction: The Story of Mass Incarceration As the phrase mass incarceration spreads...
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004387-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0438-7
... of reason, and all the result- ing conflicts and insoluble contestation.15 During the 1920s, Peukert argued, the urgencies of crisis pervaded one sphere after another, including econom- ics, politics, high culture and mass consumption, science and technology, architecture and city planning, the...
Published: 08 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375661-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7566-1
... it accessible to the masses. In this regard, emphasis is placed on the formula that Punin elaborated in his analysis of modern art (1920) and on the 1921 exhibition 5 × 5 = 25 . ...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-057
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
...; and being American, having been trained to be sentimental, I fought for noises. SCIENCE FICTION WRITER PENS FIRST ROCK AND ROLL NOVEL Harlan Ellison, Rockabilly [Spider Kiss], 1961 As rock and roll emerged into American consciousness in 1955, twenty- one- year- old Harlan Ellison fled Ohio State for...
Published: 11 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478010302-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1030-2
...Part II Early Imaginaries of the US Supersoldier This page intentionally left blank four Science Will Modernize Him The Soldier of the Futurarmy When one man is lost the burden is greater on the remain- ing men. As casualties go up, the chances for survival for the remainder of the men go down...
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007326-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0732-6
...01 Science, Art, Democracy The danger is in the neatness of identifications. Samuel Beckett, Dante . . . Bruno. Vico . . . Joyce The art- and- technology proj ects of the 1960s mark the meeting point of the post- formalist experimentalists of an ascendant American art and the federally funded...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388128-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8812-8
...FOUBOHMFE CFH JOOJOHT QBSU J This page intentionally left blank i n t r o d u c t i o n The Science and Ethics of Mattering Matter and meaning are not separate elements. They are inextricably fused together, and no event, no matter how energetic, can tear them asunder. Even atoms, whose very name...
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: 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: 26 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021308-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2130-8
... Episode (2012), he is mistaken for Ronald D. Moore, a writer for the popu- lar science- fiction show Battlestar Gallatica (2004 10). The joke lies in the absurdity of Fred and Carrie as superfans mistaking Ron for a white tele vi sion writer and Ron s willingness, despite his wife s objections, to go...
Published: 26 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021308-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2130-8
... objectives.2 Although all of the games narratives are loosely and chronologi- cally connected to one another, virtually every installment in the franchise can be considered a standalone game that draws ele ments and imagery from high fantasy, mythological tropes, and science fiction narratives to offer a...
Published: 26 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021308-026
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2130-8
... Nostalgia. Critical Inquiry 21, no. 1 (1994): 37 45. Davis, Kathy. Intersectionality as Buzzword: A Sociology of Science Perspective on What Makes a Feminist Theory Successful. Feminist Theory 9 (2008): 67 85. Davis, Susan G. The Theme Park: Global Industry and Cultural Form. Media, Culture and Society...
Published: 26 February 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2130-8
... chronologi- cally connected to one another, virtually every installment in the franchise can be considered a standalone game that draws ele ments and imagery from high fantasy, mythological tropes, and science fiction narratives to offer a distinct take on the hero s journey.3 These journeys focus on diff er...
Published: 26 February 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2130-8
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... can help transcend the traditional history of disciplines. This chapter examines the ideology, organization, and practice of the program of earthquake monitoring, prediction, and defense during China's Cultural Revolution, with a focus on the culture of mass science. By a strange coincidence...
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
... change national guidelines for the Body Mass Index, and how overnight, millions of Indians were suddenly considered overweight. This generated a problem of matching metabolisms to persons over generations. Public health policies and their biological rationales circulated popularly imagined oppositions...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373643-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
.... The experimental situation in China excites even more anxieties. After all, BGI is an octopus-like global biotech enterprise that also has a domestic agenda of preparing for anticipating China’s national health challenges. Western fears that science in China is a mass assembly production are...
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By Anikó Imre
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374466-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
..., creating educational “niche” programming for various social groups. The chapter follows the history of this expansion from early European efforts at televised mass education through the development of specialized programming clustered around politics, taste, science, and family. It lingers on the close...