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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...
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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
... 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 of reconciling...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 197–212.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of the 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 (2012) 20 (4): 1009–1039.
Published: 01 November 2012
... 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- ers often read...
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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 (2020) 28 (4): 935–936.
Published: 01 November 2020
... 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 Inventing a Visual Currency: Socialist Realism and East...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 581–606.
Published: 01 August 2021
... . Fukushima Mizuho . 1992 . Kekkon to Kazoku: Atarashii kankei ni mukete 結婚と家族:新しい関係に向けて ( Marriage and Family: Toward New Relationships ). Tokyo : Iwanami shoten . Halley Janet , and Rittich Kerry . 2010 . “ Critical Directions in Comparative Family Law: Genealogies and Contemporary...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 497–499.
Published: 01 May 2020
... 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 and a PhD from Stanford University. In 2011 2012, he worked...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 545–564.
Published: 01 August 2015
... to the government’s turning its back on safety regulations, at an enormous cost in human 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...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 351–381.
Published: 01 May 2013
... – 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 (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 (2018) 26 (3): 483–515.
Published: 01 August 2018
... . “ 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 , vol. 4...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 523–549.
Published: 01 August 2021
... 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 1997 : 50). 7 Ignoring the myriad ways families are always already shaped by law...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 815–840.
Published: 01 November 2020
... are small text characters that appear next to kanji characters to indicate their pronunciation. 8 As keywords such as post- truth politics, alternative facts, and echo chamber signal, the prob- lem has been aggravated during the past two decades. In the debate over the Fukushima nuclear meltdowns, Y...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 201–229.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of the children of the shtengai. See Fukushima Tatsuo, “Hosoe Eikoh no szryoku” (“Hosoe Eikoh’s Imagination in Hosoe Eikoh no shashin 1950 – 2000 (Hosoe Eikoh: Photographs 1950 – 2000) (Tokyo: Kyd Tsshinsha, 2002). 33. Hosoe was in fact...
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 319–343.
Published: 01 May 2007
... involved an important step, i.e., the southward expansion. See Tomizuka Masaki, “Asia as Seen from Yamagata,” in Pearl Harbor Fiftieth Anniversary — Media Wars: Then and Now, ed. Yikio Fukushima and Markus Nornes (Tokyo: Asahi Planning, 1991), 178 – 207...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 437–462.
Published: 01 August 2015
... society has been so quiet even after the Fukushima disaster in Japan in 2011. I asked why young people in South Korea had not joined the no-­nuke movement, although they were aware of the risks involved in using nuclear power. We spent...
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positions (1996) 4 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 February 1996
... Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi, and Fukushima Prefectures. Even within this historically underdeveloped region, Tsugaru was long con- sidered especially provincial and impoverished. At the northern edge of the Sea of Japan, the peninsula...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 729–755.
Published: 01 November 2020
... 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 courage through reading about the life of a young Jewish girl in hiding during World War II ( tsuka 2012: 2...