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positions (2019) 27 (4): 597–621.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Rea Amit Imamura Taihei (1911–86) is considered by many to be the first film theorist in Japan, and he is known chiefly for his two grand theories on documentary film and animation. Yet, at the same time, Imamura also developed a third, no less ambitious theory, that of “Cinema and Japanese Art...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 213–241.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of Genetics 35 , no. 9 : 257 – 63 . Walker Brett L. 2010 . Toxic Archipelago: A History of Industrial Disease in Japan . Seattle : University of Washington Press . Fukushima Japan mothers and children’s health radiation and dose effect animals and environment fieldwork...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 291–317.
Published: 01 May 2021
...: Franchising Toys and Characters in Japan . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Steinberg Marc . 2014 . “ Realism in the Animation Media Environment: Animation Theory from Japan .” In Animating Film Theory, edited by Beckman Karen , 287 – 300 . Durham, NC : Duke University...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 135–138.
Published: 01 February 2004
... Island’s invaluable natural environment. Iriomote Island is not part of the national park system. Under the cur- rent law, only parcels of land twenty hectares and over can be set aside as the subject of environmental assessment. Therefore...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 467–493.
Published: 01 May 2001
... at least suggest the bleak inevitability of the technological destruction of the environment. The Disney animated film Tarzan (dir. Kevin Lima, 1999) has some par- ticularly intriguing commonalities with Mononoke, and also displays some...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 491–505.
Published: 01 August 2008
.... Along the way, I saw slash-and-burn farming, which, from the mainstream concept of the society where I am from, I would have unthinkingly regarded as seriously detrimental to the environment. Wen ❘❘ Environmental Protection and Rural Reconstruction in China...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 145–175.
Published: 01 February 2020
.... Following the artist s lead, I con- sider Yin s approach to ecology a species- based environmental ethics that goes beyond identity politics. Her ecological art seems to say that, after all, we women, men, transgender and intersexed people, children, nonhuman animals, and other biotic organisms...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 635–659.
Published: 01 August 2014
.... On the other hand, people have an acute understanding of health in relation to the environment. Taking anthropology of embodiment as research methodology, this article formulates questions concerning “environmental health” in rural China as follows: how does the discourse of “rural hygiene and environment...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 267–290.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of nonlinguistic sounds that can be produced by the vocal apparatuses of humans and animals alike. This far- ranging term can refer to yodeling, howling, and sighing as well as the roaring and cries of animals (especially tigers and gibbons), examples of which pervade medieval Chinese poetry. The Japanese scholar...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 111–158.
Published: 01 February 2012
... www.canadasouthern.com/caso/images/ge- mcrr.pdf (accessed Sep- tember for “GE and GE in China,” by Ellen L. W. Proctor, director and counsel, Environment, Health, and Safety, Asia, GE Corporate Environmental Programs, which asserts that GE...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 277–309.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and the environmental. As a human subject, the patient has to take social responsibility for his mental- bodily symptomatology. As a biolog- ical organism, he faces two contradictory meanings of his environment (the social and the natural). In either respect, his conflict is not simply explained away internally...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 551–595.
Published: 01 August 1998
... 554 they swept into a depleted victim they could paralyze and kill. Noxious ele- ments swarming in the environment therefore only “harm bodies that are predisposed to be harmed, make ill people who have already begun to make...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1159–1189.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Mark Swislocki This article examines points of convergence and divergence in Chinese and Anglo-US notions of animal protection and shows how representations of animals and animal protection in late Qing Shanghai constituted claims to moral authority. It draws on representation of animal cruelty...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 97–127.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Juno Salazar Parreñas Southeast Asian wildlife rehabilitation centers, such as an orangutan rehabilitation center in Malaysia and an elephant sanctuary in Thailand, facilitate commodified forms of intimacy between endemic animals, their caretakers who also hail from the region, and transnational...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 311–343.
Published: 01 May 2006
... aesthetics should be embraced as a suitably materialist response to the fact that their omnipresence has irretrievably altered both the concrete environment around us and our very apprehension of it.8 At several points, her examples...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 401–422.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., national crises, environmental catastrophes, and personal trials involving racism, sex- ism, heterosexism, colonialism, and capitalism. However, just as the shell of positions 9:2 © 2001 by Duke University Press positions 9:2 Fall 2001...
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positions (1996) 4 (3): 491–517.
Published: 01 August 1996
... books, an outpouring of locally oriented texts exhaustively documented the lin- guistic, culinary, architectural, ethnographic, and environmental differenti- ation of the Japanese countryside. The effect was a popular revival of &Odo...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 351–381.
Published: 01 May 2013
... residing within both animate and inanimate objects and materials. The mechanization of the everyday environment was so rapid that an oft-­quoted allegory emerged to describe this transformation at the time; while the impe- rial regalia...
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positions (2000) 8 (1): 179–200.
Published: 01 February 2000
... economic growth is based on a model of neglect- ing social and environmental costs to enable the capitalists to squeeze out more profits. This model destroys the quality of the environment and dis- torts human nature (because of commodification...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 435–479.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of approach is presence-centered by drawing attention to the most visible scenarios under the revolutionary limelight at that time. In contrast, this article calls attention to what was invisible in the much-discussed cultural scene: how animals were represented and underrepresented in animation...