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positions (2023) 31 (3): 571–596.
Published: 01 August 2023
... Köppel-Yang ( 2002 : 74) observed. They also demonstrated how political power could strip bodies of all rights and dignity—reducing them to bare life, to use Agamben's term—while turning this into a spectacle of revolutionary struggle. Artistic depictions of pain and mental illness reveal most...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 277–309.
Published: 01 May 2020
... 2000s. Sōda Kazuhiro documentary observation cinéma verité mental illness suicide anthropology References Barthélémy Jean-Hugues . 2015 . Life and Technology: An Inquiry Into and Beyond Simondon , translated by Norman Barnaby . Lüneburg, Germany : Meson Press...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 329–376.
Published: 01 May 2004
... was ill. It was thought that children conceived under such circumstances would be born with mental or physical disabilities, have frequent illnesses, and lead short, unhappy lives.4 Eugenics, as a modern pseudoscience, began to attract the attention...
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positions (2023) 31 (2): 473–484.
Published: 01 May 2023
... to provide shade. The woman, in her sixties, wore a thick jacket but no sun hat. My mother said she was a mentally ill woman from the neighboring village. Although she had mothered a few children, she had always been a little “off.” Nobody in her family cared anymore—they just let her be. A few days ago, my...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 255–292.
Published: 01 May 2017
... at the level of the narrative, since Sagawa’s writing is causally linked to his peculiar mental state, described as a form of “neurasthenia” combined with an illness “akin to a woman’s gynecological disorders [chi no michi]” (Sma 1909: 45...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 37–66.
Published: 01 February 2006
... homeless; they are mentally ill. (emphasis added) In this narrative, the city manager imagines the IMF homeless as stable home-owning male workers who sustained “normal” lives, including mar- riage and a family wage...
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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 (2014) 22 (1): 41–69.
Published: 01 February 2014
... Withdrawers, and Mentally Ill PACE 4 (July 2008): 83 – 86. 68. Amamiya, Purekariâto no yûutsu, 145. 69. Settsu, “ ‘Purekariâto’ ni tsuite.” 70. Masato Takemura, “Shi no umareru basho 2: Demo” (“The Birthplace of Poetry 2...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 347–372.
Published: 01 May 2021
...新聞 ( Chosŏn News ), July 28 . “No e chohon t'aeyang kwangsŏn” 뇌에조혼 태양광선 (“Sunlight That is Good for the Brain”). 1926 . Maeil sinbo 每日申報 ( Daily News ), December 19 . Oh Mi Ill 오미일 . 2002 . Han'guk kǔndae chabon'ga yŏn'gu 한국근대자본가연구 ( Study of Capitalist Entrepreneurs in Modern...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 375–410.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., using the manipulating power of language, “designed” the illness of his mother, who “frequently played the role of a listener.”37 Telling his mother persistently that she is mentally ill, his father finally makes her admit that she has a serious...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 197–212.
Published: 01 May 2018
... – 33 . Broadbent Alex . 2013 . Philosophy of Epidemiology . London : Palgrave Macmillan . Brown Phil . 2007 . Toxic Exposures: Contested Illnesses, and the Environmental Health Movement . New York : Columbia University Press . Flam Helena King Debra 2010...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 790–805.
Published: 01 August 1995
... biological father has never Dai and Yang I Conversation with Huang Shuquing 793 admitted she is his daughter. Her foster father remains in the countryside and is the person to whom she is closest. Her mother is mentally...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 129–154.
Published: 01 February 2016
... needs children have been placed in foreign homes. This article highlights the efforts that take place in China to transform unwanted disabled and ill children into internationally desirable daughters and sons. I draw upon extensive ethnographic fieldwork in four medical foster homes in China run...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 15–37.
Published: 01 February 2008
..., or accident neurosis, became the name of a condition that its dis- coverer insisted was the true cause of illnesses like railway spine, to wit, the mental weakness, avarice, and fairy tales of the supposed victims.11 So here we have a subsequently...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 607–636.
Published: 01 August 2013
... of these three themes, and that by reading the chronically ill narrator as a hysteric (rather than a neurasthenic, the character’s own diagnosis) we can understand the modernist text as produced not only out of an urban, mod- ernizing context but out...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 67–89.
Published: 01 February 2023
... family (Ashcroft, Griffiths, and Tiffin 2005 ). The reason that Daeja employs Mokran as a music tutor for Tae-san, Daeja's older son, goes right to the heart of the matter. Tae-san is a weak and ill man, both mentally and physically. Though he has a doctorate in Korean history, he has no regular job...
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positions (2023) 31 (2): 333–355.
Published: 01 May 2023
..., the injured, debilitated, unemployed, and mentally ill who were thrown back to their native homes. Telling their stories as a daughter, a niece, an aunt, a neighbor, or a friend, Li Ruo becomes the only person remaining to bear responsibility for remembering these forsaken lives. In the opening paragraph...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 389–415.
Published: 01 February 2012
... on Vietnamese society and the rapid changes it has undergone in the postco- lonial era. Hùng’s melancholy and nostalgic moral tale ends in death — the simultaneous deaths of the innocent, mentally ill son of the criminal boss and of her younger lover...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 105–130.
Published: 01 February 2001
... are well known.Medical students report self-diagnosing imaginary illnesses throughout their first few years of study, and advertising has a long his- tory of generating problems that can only be solved by the purchase of a commodity (e.g., body odor...
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positions (2022) 30 (1): 61–84.
Published: 01 February 2022
... in the early 1980s. Such journalistic writings usually emphasize two pieces of historical information: homosexuality was decriminalized in 1997 and was removed from the list of mental illnesses in 2001. 3 Undoubtedly, the official silence on the issue of homosexuality in the Mao era does not mean the same...