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positions (2018) 26 (2): 243–264.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Robert Stolz The nuclear disaster at Fukushima in March 2011 has led to a burst of research on the role of uncertainty in social and scientific knowledge production. This line of research is not limited to the special uncertainties of radioactive contamination. In fact, from the 1960s to today, a...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 213–241.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Ian Thomas Ash; Timothy A. Mousseau; Lisa Onaga Filmmaker Ian Thomas Ash and biologist Timothy A. Mousseau have orbited one another in the courses of their fieldwork in and around Fukushima, Japan, since 2011. One traces human stories; the other tracks signs of biological change in wildlife. Both...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 265–304.
Published: 01 May 2018
... period of frustration and anger about nuclear fallout. Japanese research of that time can now be understood as having accommodated an antithesis to the linear no-threshold (LNT) model. Today’s biomedical scientists dealing with the 2011 nuclear power plant disaster in Fukushima have inherited the problem...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 421–445.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Margherita Long This article tells the story of one reader’s search for an environmental humanities approach to the work of Ōe Kenzaburō. When the Fukushima Power Plant melted down in March 2011, Ōe had already been an antinuclear activist for almost fifty years. Yet the conviction that drove his...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 197–212.
Published: 01 May 2018
... genba. References Akera Atsushi Knowles Scott Gabriel 2012 . “ An STS Forum on Fukushima .” fukushimaforum.wordpress.com ( accessed February 11 2014 ). Anderson Warwick Pols Hans 2012 . “ Scientific Patriotism: Medical Science and National Self-Fashioning in Southeast...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 935–936.
Published: 01 November 2020
... widely published on Zainichi Korean minority literature, literary representations of precarity, and cultural responses to the 3/11 Fukushima disaster of 2011. Young Ji Lee teaches East Asian art history and visual culture at Duke University. She is cur- rently working on a book manuscript entitled...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 497–499.
Published: 01 May 2020
... University of California, Irvine. This essay is from her current project titled Care, Affect, Crackup: Literature and Activism after Fukushima. Takushi Odagiri teaches ethics, environmental humanities, and medical humanities at Kanazawa University in Japan. He has earned an MD from the University of Tokyo...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1009–1039.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Katsuhiko Endo (featuring Gilles Deleuze, Harry Harootunian, and the Women with No Name on the Street) Right after 3/11, I was listening to Radio Fukushima, a local radio station in Fukushima Prefecture, via Ustream. Between programs, the announc...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 581–606.
Published: 01 August 2021
... system (Fukushima 1992 ; Sakakibara 1992 ). 10 But it wasn't until the Days Japan article on jijitsukon was published in 2017 that mainstream media seriously engaged with the trend of such relationships and its linkage to feminist critiques of the koseki system and the single-surname...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 483–515.
Published: 01 August 2018
... . 1994 . “ Cinema/Nihilism/Freedom .” In The Japan/America Film Wars: WWII Propaganda and Its Cultural Contexts , edited by Nornes Abé Mark Yukio Fukushima , 121 – 46 . Chur, Switzerland : Harwood . Nishida Kitarō . [1926] 1965–66 . “Basho” (“Place”) . In Nishida Kitarō zenshū...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 545–564.
Published: 01 August 2015
... lives from the March 11, 2011, earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown at Fukushima. The “Society must be defended” axiom is perhaps the easiest to demon- strate, as the old standby of North Korea bashing has almost been super...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 481–495.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., one proposal is that fisherfolk from the nearby regions, what- ever their nationality, who have for generations been relying on these fishing grounds for their livelihood, continue sharing fishing grounds. And if we are indeed genuinely concerned for the interests of the fisherfolk, then the Fukushima...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 351–381.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Shz (1921 – 2001), Fuku- shima Hideko (1927 – 97), and Yamaguchi Katsuhiro (b. 1928); printmaker Komai Tetsur (1920 – 76); music composers Fukushima Kazuo (b. 1930), Sat Keijir (1927 – 2009), Suzuki Hiroyoshi (1931 – 2006), Takemitsu...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 523–549.
Published: 01 August 2021
... Welfare 2015 ). A basic assumption behind this legal system—that it is better for families to work out their problems without any systematic legal involvement—reflects the Japanese saying “Law does not belong in families” hō wa uchi no naka ni hairanai 法は家の中にはいらない (Burns 2005 : 53, citing Fukushima...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 815–840.
Published: 01 November 2020
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 201–229.
Published: 01 May 2015
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 319–343.
Published: 01 May 2007
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 309–350.
Published: 01 May 2013
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 277–309.
Published: 01 May 2020
... shortly after the Fukushima nuclear meltdown, a candidate of the Liberal Democratic Party standing positions 28:2 May 2020 282 on a street corner of his electoral district is shown having a lengthy quarrel with the filmmaker. The party, with its overwhelming political power, has been hostile to S da s...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 729–755.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Education Center) commissioned and distributed some 1,200 copies of a manga (print comic) adaptation of Anne Frank s Het Achterhuis (1947; English trans., The Diary of a Young Girl, 1952) to the affected areas. The hope was that the children of Miyagi, Iwate, and Fukushima prefectures might find hope and...