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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...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 213–241.
Published: 01 May 2018
... . National Research Council . 2012 . Analysis of Cancer Risks in Populations Near Nuclear Facilties: Phase I . Washington, DC : The National Academies Press . doi: .org/10.17226/13388. Onaga Lisa . 2018 . “ Measuring the Particular: The Meanings of Low-Dose Radiation Experiments in Post-1954...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 151–170.
Published: 01 February 2024
... medical history reveals a fragmented story characterized by intermittent and unfinished development efforts, which change with each political era and the associated external donors. Lack of investment in the health sector under colonialism, conflict, low rates of taxation, and a focus on doctrine over...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 101–124.
Published: 01 February 2017
... nature and, in fact, relies, for its legibility and evocative power, on this “unreality effect.” The author's aim is to show how this unreal city emerges, in part, out of popular cinema's encounter with the Indian left cultural movement and leftist street theater of the 1940s, and how it functions...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 347–364.
Published: 01 May 2011
... masculinity was the idealized hallmark, and its male embodiment was exemplified through dress (the “low waist gang” of Fernando Poe Junior), hairdo (Joseph “Erap” Estrada’s pomaded brush-­up), and physical violence. By the 1980s, however...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 189–221.
Published: 01 February 2013
... techniques, in order to be effective, need to be too extreme to be handled humanely? At the heart of this practical diversity are two fundamental principles that Boal would not compromise: forum theater’s “intention to transform...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 515–550.
Published: 01 August 1998
..., [the land] is low, [climate] damp, and heat dominant. [Because of the] high land and dry climate, the sinews and bones [of people who live in the north and west] are firm and strong; because of the low land and damp positions 6:3 Winter 1998...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 571–596.
Published: 01 August 2023
... by the effects of the medications, and even the awareness of being inside a psychiatric hospital at times seems to fade. Yang's “Notes” also describe another type of violence in the hospital, namely, the suicide of multiple patients, and records the discovery of their corpses by the hospital staff during...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 629–656.
Published: 01 May 2012
...- ized as a problem of money. In other words, the very therapy of Keynesian economics was now cast as the cause of in ation. The new cure would be a good dose of scal discipline. Maintaining in ation targets became a key instrument for monetary...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 759–789.
Published: 01 August 1995
... in the period between the 1924 National Origins Act, which set strict limits on immigration, and the Tyd- ings-McDuffie Act of 1934, which effectively restricted all Asian immigra- tion, we find anti-Asian sentiment consolidating...
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positions (2023) 31 (2): 303–331.
Published: 01 May 2023
...] dust-free shoes,” one of the workshop paraphernalia that populate his writing (Xiao Hai 2019b ). After work, he would go to an internet café and input his drafts on the computer (surrounded by other battlers who were there for their daily dose of gaming), to archive his writing on Q-Zone and for fear...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 573–602.
Published: 01 August 2014
...  Summer 2014 580 Stephan Feuchtwang notes that the political rituals of mass mobiliza- tion have had lasting effects,11 and such effects do crop up here and there in contemporary ethnography from...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 11–49.
Published: 01 February 2013
... of the colonial past is, as Stoler writes, “a history of the present with reverberating post-­colonial effects.”3 As a former colonial power, Japan has also faced mounting postcolonial critiques, albeit ones that have, until quite recently, been...
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positions (2022) 30 (4): 865–893.
Published: 01 November 2022
... of hecha 's informality, first-person accounts on the part of its victims are effectively the best point of access for understanding this practice and experience. Second, I will submit the most representative specimens of this corpus to a stylistic analysis aimed at foregrounding hecha ji texts...
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positions (1996) 4 (2): 217–251.
Published: 01 May 1996
... that was inherent in the process of late and rapid industrialization. To theorize and elaborate an effective scientific praxis under these conditions was, and remains, a daunting task. In analytical (to say nothing of political) terms, the record...
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positions (1993) 1 (2): 349–388.
Published: 01 May 1993
...- ernism” throughout the 1980s. What interests me here is the insidious way that the haunting phenomenon has entangled itself with fragmentary dis- cussion of the avant-garde and its link with “postmodernism.” In the fol- lowing pages, I...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 551–595.
Published: 01 August 1998
.... The text of another Spermin ad is representative of the message: When weakness of any nature reaches an extreme point, just take a dose at night and you will slip into a deep sleep, enjoying peace of mind. Worry no more about losing...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 565–593.
Published: 01 August 2017
... the samsaric cycle of debt. Many Japanese critics note how these manga accurately describe, if with a well-­intentioned dose of drama, the widespread problems of poverty, drugs, criminal gangs, and prostitution. Because these fictional stories alert...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 459–501.
Published: 01 May 1999
... for conditions favorable to the development of a capitalist economy, including the privatization of landholdings.5 In I 876 a special reciprocity treaty admit- ted Hawaiian-grown sugar duty free into the United States, and the fol- lowing year...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 611–641.
Published: 01 August 2004
.... This is in good part thanks to globalization, despite its notoriety for its homogenizing effects in industry and commerce, and, to some extent, the precedent of multiculturalism. In this sense, contemporary art exists in global contemporaneity...