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positions (2018) 26 (4): 749–780.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Haerin Shin “Unlocking the Mindware: Taking Responsibility for the Solipsistic Self in Murakami Haruki’s Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World ” addresses the issue of identity formation in relation to neuroscientific technologies by observing a phenomenon called (self-imposed) “locked-in...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 247–259.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Tani E. Barlow 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Responsibility and Politics: An Interview with Mark Selden Tani E. Barlow Mark Selden teaches sociology and history at Binghamton University and is professorial associate in East Asian studies at...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 761–768.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Wesley Sasaki-Uemura “A Rectification of Names”: Response to Simon Avenell Wesley Sasaki-Uemura Simon Avenell’s article “From the ‘People’ to the ‘Citizen’ ” plots a trajectory of citizens’ movements from the 1960s in terms of activism to a “mytholo...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 781–798.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Yang Huilin Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 To Reverse Our Premise with the Perverse Core: A Response to Žižek’s “Theology” in Chinese Context Yang Huilin Translated by Yizhong Gu In recent years, the interaction between Christian theology and the...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 139–163.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Tani E. Barlow 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Not Really a Properly Intellectual Response: An Interview with Gayatri Spivak Tani E. Barlow The excess of the new social movements is what I work with. —Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak...
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positions (2018) 26 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 February 2018
..., which is directed against the continuous information-response or stimulus-response apparatus. It assumes that the audience’s interest is always active—not passive, as in the stimulus-response model—and that this interest of the people should influence research and the sociology of audience itself. Herbs...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 483–515.
Published: 01 August 2018
... enlightenment project. Rethinking responsibility was paramount. Where a ground was once provided by the reason of a detached observer, this individual had vanished, undermining the dominant assumptions of aesthetics. Because it corresponded with this unmoored world, cinema offered a place to think this crisis...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 203–236.
Published: 01 February 2014
... region. First, it examines how the critiques of China's role in Darfur mirrored the discursive premises of an international relations theory known as “good international citizenship” that accused China of forsaking its global moral responsibilities in favor of enhancing its private economic concerns...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 265–304.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of reconciling “event” and “experiment” that postwar Japanese researchers studying low-dose radiation effects grappled with previously. The genba concept is used to compare and theorize how anticipation of new scientific knowledge mediates the epistemic space that forms in response to a radiation...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 817–845.
Published: 01 November 2018
... former invaders and colonizers, they are listening and responding to their victims’ accusations. What these witnesses regard as their responsibility for their acts turns out to be their response-ability to their victims. This essay will pursue the latter concept to examine the degree to which it enables...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 905–933.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Vicente L. Rafael President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war in the Philippines has exacted an enormous toll in human lives and suffering. This essay looks into one of the earliest and most graphic responses to this war: the work of photojournalists and the plurality of responses to their images. How...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 499–524.
Published: 01 May 2011
... industry. Not to be dismissed as simple promotional lures to capture viewer's attention and simultaneously evade state censorship, this trend is read against the backdrop of the nation's entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 1995. These films share the same response to trade globalization of the...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 653–667.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Sandra So Hee Chi Kim Regarding her highly acclaimed first book of poetry, Notes from the Divided Country , second-generation Korean American poet Suji Kwock Kim has stated that she considers the representation of the traumatic experiences of the Korean War as “the responsibility that one has, in...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 669–692.
Published: 01 August 2016
...EuyRyung Jun In this article, the author discusses how South Korean migrant advocacy that has emerged since the mid-1990s relied on mobilizing the moral responsibility of local civil society and the state on the dehumanizing conditions of foreign workers—most of whom are from China, Southeast Asia...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 131–144.
Published: 01 February 2015
...William A. Callahan This essay examines how the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) controversy hardened identities in terms of the time-worn template of geopolitical conflict of national stereotypes. It critically analyzes the Chinese students' response to the Visualizing Cultures project...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 591–616.
Published: 01 August 2009
... associated with the new forms of community governance: (1) the making of new subjects who are autonomous enough to choose what to consume (and therefore stimulate the market) but also responsible enough not to challenge social order; (2) the creation of subjects who will govern themselves at the level of...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 511–536.
Published: 01 May 2010
... HIV-positive is the result of a form of pastoral care, or governmentality, on the part of medical and health experts as well as the media. Language use is central to this experience. In response to the positive use of coming out language by experts, those living with HIV/AIDS have challenged this...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 569–595.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Alexander C. Cook Mao’s most famous statement about postcolonial struggle came in response to the Congo Crisis of the 1960s, yet China’s understanding of and involvement in that conflict has been largely ignored. Based on briefly declassified archival sources and long-forgotten cultural works, this...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 516–546.
Published: 01 August 2018
... undergone the fluctuations of life in response to shifting relationships to Korean Chinese dwellers as well as to political economic transformations across their homeland and the receiving country. The author examines how these migrants experience and respond to endemic fear of becoming a “loser,” a...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 619–646.
Published: 01 November 2018
... technology of insurance would solve the social problem by reincorporating the poor into the national community and would transform the poor into thrifty, responsible subjects. Nevertheless, the supporters of private firms managed to stave off the creation of a public insurance company until 1916, when the...