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positions (2021) 29 (2): 347–372.
Published: 01 May 2021
... asserted a science‐based injunction to rest that was intended to maintain a population of evangelical workers. The production of this scientific research, external to the Japanese colonial state, allowed the missionary community to establish a rationale for collective segregation from the local populations...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 597–635.
Published: 01 August 1998
...Thomas Lamarre Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Bacterial Cultures and Linguistic Colonies: Mori Rintaro's Experiments with History, Science, and Language Thomas Lamarre The Collected Works of Mori Ogai (pseudonym of Mori Rintaro, 1862- 1922...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 367–391.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Tomiyama Ichirō Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Colonialism and the Sciences of the Tropical Zone: The Academic Analysis of Difference in "the Island Peoples" Tomiyama lchird "The Southern Islands" and the Sciences of the Tropical Zone The Sciences...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 51–87.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Gyewon Kim This essay examines the interlayered relations between photography, archive, and science in imperial Japan and postcolonial Korea. It specifically takes its cue from two archival contexts: the archive made by Uchida Keitarô, a Japanese ichthyologist who surveyed in colonial Korea during...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 547–577.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Robert Oppenheim This article makes a case, in the study of Korea's colonial modern transition, for supplementing the examination of writings with attention to historical modalities of writing itself considered as a material inscriptive practice, and thus also for the interdisciplinary engagement...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 13–17.
Published: 01 February 2010
... seeks, first, is the itinerary of the photographs, their history as objects. The study of “native Korean fish” originated in colonial science of the Japanese ichthyologist Uchida Keitaro and as a product of the benevolent scientific rationality...
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positions (1996) 4 (2): 217–251.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Andrew E. Barshay Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 Toward a History of the Social Sciences in Japan Andrew E. Barshay The Triple Paradox of Japanese Social Science Japanese social science is social science. Although a form of national excep...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 265–304.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of Pharmaceutical Knowledge-Making: Global Health, Post-colonial Science, and Hope in South African Drug Discovery .” Social Studies of Science 44 , no. 6 : 848 – 73 . Pollycove Myron . 1995 . “ The Issue of the Decade: Hormesis .” European Journal of Nuclear Medicine 22 , no. 5 : 399 – 401...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 224–267.
Published: 01 February 1993
... of colonialism as a category in Cold War social science writing in the end shaped China scholarship for the duration of the Cold War. Marion J. Levy’s contribution to the occlusion of colonialism as a category of social science...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 323–344.
Published: 01 May 1998
... the museum objectifies and naturalizes its artifacts and how it manufactures a particular way of viewing an exhibited culture. The museum in question is the National Museum of Natural Science in Taichung, Taiwan, with its exhibition...
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positions (1996) 4 (2): v–x.
Published: 01 May 1996
... in Colonial Hong Kong,” is a sociological demonstration of how positions 4:2 Fall 1996 vi the postwar U.S. hegemonic project of “using social science to objectify others” led not simply...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 507–513.
Published: 01 August 1998
..., threatened to undermine confidence in the march of science toward truth, as well as encouraged those needing sound medical care into the pathways of error and mysticism. However, with the growth of social and critical studies of science...
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positions (1998) 6 (1): 67–112.
Published: 01 February 1998
...Sugiyama Mitsunobu Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 The World Conception of Japanese Social Science: The Koza Faction, the Otsuka School, and the Uno School of Economics Sugiyama Mitsunobu The influence of Marxism on the social sciences in Japan...
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positions (2000) 8 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 February 2000
... irony of the postcolonial world: as the colonialists vacate their spaces of control, the colonial has gone native in the bodies of a stratum of the colonized. Nested within the posi- tional structure of the imperial, the original and continuing...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 499–529.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Tessa Morris-Suzuki 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Ethnic Engineering: Scientific Racism and Public Opinion Surveys in Midcentury Japan Tessa Morris-Suzuki The science of race and the scientific study of public opinion are not normally bracketed...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 249–250.
Published: 01 February 2017
.... Among his publications is Apu and After, Revisiting Ray’s Cinema (2005). He edits the Journal of the Moving Image and has recently written and codirected the award-­ winning Bengali feature film Sthaniya Sambaad (Spring in the Colony, 2010...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 707–730.
Published: 01 August 1998
... Kafka, “In the Penal Colony” How was it that lepers, so radically excluded from civil society, were retrained as model citizens in the colonial Philippines?’ In the first decade of the twentieth century, the United States’ colonial...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 869–904.
Published: 01 November 2020
... : National University of Singapore Press . Bennett Jane . 2009 . Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Brockway Lucille H. 1979 . “ Science and Colonial Expansion: The Role of the British Royal Botanic Gardens .” American Ethnologist...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 763–764.
Published: 01 August 1998
... Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Contributors Warwick Anderson is director of the Centre for the Study of Health and Society, University of Melbourne. His article “‘The Trespass Speaks’: White Masculinity and Colonial Break...
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positions (1996) 4 (1): 172–181.
Published: 01 February 1996
... Europe, positing a great divide between human (culture) and nonhuman (nature), and arguing on that basis that science allowed the former unmedi- ated access to the latter, were able to propose the universality of their own (culture...