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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 (2016) 24 (2): 435–479.
Published: 01 May 2016
... 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, a...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 213–241.
Published: 01 May 2018
... 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 (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 and...
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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 (2021) 29 (2): 291–317.
Published: 01 May 2021
... . Anime's Media Mix: 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...
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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...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 447–479.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Environment? ” In Restless China , edited by Link Perry Madsen Richard P. Pickowicz Paul G. , 213 – 34 . Lanham, MD : Rowman and Littlefield . Tilt Brian . 2013 . “ Industrial Pollution and Environmental Health in Rural China: Risk, Uncertainty, and Individualization .” China...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1095–1125.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Teresa Kuan A certain kind of news story appears in the Chinese media every so often: a junior middle school student hung herself, a university student threw sulfuric acid at some zoo animals, a biotechnology student murdered his classmates. These media stories are extreme and sensational indeed...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 265–304.
Published: 01 May 2018
... methods, and environments in Japan, geneticists grappled with how to extract reliably universal knowledge about the effects of low doses of radiation. This article aims to sort out the relationship between the 1954 event and subsequent low-dose radiation experiments in Japan, which contributed unevenly to...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 525–549.
Published: 01 May 2011
... gambling are used as variables in formulating arguments that under the volatile conditions of an unsound economy and a muddled, corrupt political environment, it is the body of the Filipino female worker that safeguards national collective survival. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Risk...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 225–267.
Published: 01 May 2013
... collectivism, and the ways collectivism shapes artists' practices of making and showing art in an environment they operate. In particular, this introduction proposes a periodization of kindai (modern), gendai (contemporary), and kontemporarī (“contemporary” in a global sense) based on three different...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 135–138.
Published: 01 February 2004
... Iriomote 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...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 467–493.
Published: 01 May 2001
... 469 rise of television in the 1960s and the beginning of the animation boom in the 1970s, concurrent with the deep cultural changes occurring as Japan went from economic dependent to economic superpower, however, visions of the...
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positions (2000) 8 (1): 179–200.
Published: 01 February 2000
... 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). That indigenous peoples...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 491–505.
Published: 01 August 2008
... to ruin their environment? Why have the indigenous Indians changed their ancient tradition of thousands of years, though they have always been considered the humans who had lived most harmoniously with nature, not killing more animals than...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 145–175.
Published: 01 February 2020
... describing either herself or her art. 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...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 39–77.
Published: 01 February 2008
... South African training scheme, which involved keeping the animals caged for long periods, was fifty years out of date compared with European techniques, was based on racism, and relied on nonwhites’ fear of dogs. The only solution would be...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 421–457.
Published: 01 May 1999
..., including their accom- panying emotional tenor.28 Zhao Shuxin is a model of subjectivity as con- flicted agency. Zhao’s long waking dream is an attempt at dispelling or avoiding his conflicts with the bureaucratic environment and other...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 111–158.
Published: 01 February 2012
...- ated. Given the historical propagation of European colonialism, humanity confronted two problems. Since unlike workers in the beehives, humans become more human and less animal as an effect of living in groups, the problems are (a) it is not...