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positions: asia critique (1 May 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: asia critique (1 May 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: asia critique (1 May 2018) 26 (2): 197–212.
Published: 01 May 2018
... genba. Copyright 2018 Duke University Press 2018 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. the particulate genba pollution Asia East Asia scientific knowledge exposure disasters References Akera...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2008) 16 (1): 131–156.
Published: 01 February 2008
... with national identity, the developmental state, and industrial society, while generative trauma is associated with the global city and empire, information society, and disaster capital. Yet Akira does not merely contrast these two...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2018) 26 (2): 213–241.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Mousseau Timothy A. 2018 . “ Transcript: Exposure and Effect Taidan ,” www.teach311.org (n.d.) . Brown Kate . 2013 . Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Garnier-Laplace Jacqueline...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 1995) 3 (2): v–vii.
Published: 01 May 1995
.... Third, the China-focused papers exhibit an attitude to Maoism I find per- plexing. Chinese Maoism was an “obscure disaster”: to banish Maoisms or resurrect them only for purposes of imprecation is to defer a necessary reck- oning...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2008) 16 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 February 2008
...-called disaster capital, and these new logics visualize for manga readers why our own moment of unsustainable, militarized capitalism is terrify- ing and yet ripe with potential. Using the trauma concept as a speculum in seeing popular genres...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2015) 23 (1): 181–184.
Published: 01 February 2015
... the ‘as if’ offer a blended visual category of catastrophes, wars, acts of terror, diseases, and natural disasters. . . . Not only can people attend to floods and wars as if they unfolded similarly, but any unsettled event can be easily...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2013) 21 (3): 637–658.
Published: 01 August 2013
... should not do this. In the past, when Heaven called down the natural disasters, the reason why rulers took the measure of commodities and currency, and balanced heavier and lighter denominations [qingzhong], was to give relief to the...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2015) 23 (2): 197–200.
Published: 01 May 2015
... appreciation for the spatialization of a disaster. What the author calls the threat of extinction underlines “Tange’s disavowal and Hosoe’s incorpora- tion of the urban periphery” and the literal procedures they adopt to pro- duce alternate landscapes...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2001) 9 (2): 279–286.
Published: 01 May 2001
... movements of finance, technology, images, patriarchal life-scripts, pathologies, and ecological disasters across its spaces. Just as it is no longer viable to maintain the notion of a heteroge- neous Asia resisting the capitalist advances of the United...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 1995) 3 (2): 283–305.
Published: 01 May 1995
.... But this, of course, is the crucial difficulty: the very catastrophes experi- enced under Marxist state regimes, what Alain Badiou has recently called “obscure disaster,” arose out of the same Marxist political culture that these creative...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2017) 25 (3): 433–438.
Published: 01 August 2017
...,” the “India Companies Act,” the Bhopal Disaster negotiation, and so on are intertextually linked to a novel in which the protagonist is building a family that he expects to support on the basis of risky, exploitative, and criminal positions 25:3  August 2017...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2008) 16 (1): 15–37.
Published: 01 February 2008
... blanket media coverage given the tsunami disaster, with its television pictures of dazed survivors, blank expressions on their faces, wandering aimlessly among the flattened ruins of towns and villages, was a particularly vivid depiction of an...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 1995) 3 (2): 632–643.
Published: 01 May 1995
... disasters of the last half century, attributed to Marxism, are actually due to Marxism, to the fallibility of its practitioners, or to the infusion of Marxism with other philosophical strands. Some Marxists, however, who remember the...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2011) 19 (1): 133–157.
Published: 01 February 2011
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2001) 9 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 February 2001
...- vidualism. It sets an atomized man against the hostile world of natural disas- ters. The man depends on faith in himself. Natural disasters like typhoons, landslides, and droughts could have inspired collective actions, demands for better welfare and...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2000) 8 (1): 179–200.
Published: 01 February 2000
... and Chinese juniper forests and not the countless other species present. Moreover, in descriptions of natural disasters, the text constantly employs the third-person pronoun “they.” This is in sharp contrast to other chapters on the...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2008) 16 (3): 743–751.
Published: 01 August 2008
... relationships among citizen, state, and society — both the political reality and the ideal. The war Hein ❘❘ The Art of Persuasion 747 so clearly had been a disaster for Japan and Asia that these issues could...
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positions: asia critique (1 November 2015) 23 (4): 729–742.
Published: 01 November 2015
... in 1871, he cites a Pentagon study of the Korean War: in all history this war “brought together the largest number of combatants and the most bombs per square mile, and caused the greatest number of disasters.” Marker con...