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positions (1995) 3 (1): 1–68.
Published: 01 February 1995
...Wang Hui Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 The Fate of "Mr. Science" in China: The Concept of Science and Its Application in Modern Chinese Thought Wang Hui The wide-ranging application of the concept of science in twentieth-cen...
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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 (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 (2010) 18 (2): 351–372.
Published: 01 May 2010
... for well-intentioned readers. We propose that both the narrative form and content of Hung's science fiction address the homophobic deployments of what we term reticent schadenfreude. By exposing how it renders oppositional or deviant sexual positionalities impossible or off the map of civil discourse...
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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 (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 (2000) 8 (1): 151–177.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Kang Chao; Marshall Johnson 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Nationalist Social Sciences and the Fabrication of Subimperial Subjects in Taiwan Kang Chao and Marshall Johnson Nationalist Imagination and Positivist Social Sciences A distinctive feature of imperial...
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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 (2017) 25 (3): 439–468.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Vanessa B. Ward The journal Shisō no kagaku ( Science of Thought ) and the Institute for the Science of Thought have received relatively little attention in the English-language literature on Japanese intellectual life after the Second World War. Among scholars writing in English, Shisō no kagaku...
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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 (2018) 26 (2): 213–241.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... The independent works of Mousseau and Ash, documenting a shared historical moment within a world humbled by renewed awareness of ionizing radiation, juxtapose the creation of expert and lay knowledge systems. Their work at the intersections of science, technology, and society show as many commonalities as they do...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 869–894.
Published: 01 November 2021
... veneer of Maoist high politics and its categories. This article therefore argues that everyday life, far from a sphere resisting the impositions and dictates of the state, is fully implicated in the political-economic structuring of society. This is a call to not simply replace an earlier social science...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 351–381.
Published: 01 May 2013
... initial directive was fueled by New Deal liberalism. This article examines a work that revisited Bauhausian philosophy, Jikken Kōbō's 1955 The Future Eve ( Mirai no ivu ), an experimental ballet theater based on a science fiction novel written in 1886 by the French novelist Villiers de l'Isle-Adam...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 547–577.
Published: 01 August 2013
... of Korean history or art history with material culture studies, science studies, and the phenomenological anthropology of landscape. My focus is Sǒkkuram, surely among the most extensively discussed of all Korean historic sites. Initially, I unveil a record of the temple in the unpublished papers...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 659–681.
Published: 01 August 2013
... on Shi's documentary 50 Minutes of Women (2005) and Cui's semi-documentary Night Scene (2003) in conjunction with discussions of Shi's paintings and Cui's queer science fiction as well as his other video works such as The Narrow Path (2003) and Shi Tou and That Nana (2005). Through a close examination...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 41–48.
Published: 01 February 2015
... failed to appreciate the nuance of humanities and social sciences and the spirit of US academic freedom. This article takes a critical look at the H-Asia debate on Chinese nationalism and US academic freedom over the MIT incident. It raises a number of issues, including academic freedom; nationalism...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 241–279.
Published: 01 February 2019
... by racism in the production of knowledge in the humanities and social sciences? Above all else, racism must be apprehended as a structure of the modern world, and it is necessary to understand how it serves to repeatedly confirm the anthropological difference between European humanity and the rest...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 835–868.
Published: 01 November 2021
... or content of new sources in determining how PRC history has been written. The aim behind these arguments is twofold: to highlight the intellectual debt (or burden) that links PRC history, via area studies, to policy science; and to elucidate other ways of guiding research in place of the increasingly...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 265–304.
Published: 01 May 2018
... . The Science of Human Perfection: How Genes Became the Heart of American Medicine . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press . Creager Angela N. H. 2006 . “ Nuclear Energy in the Service of Biomedicine: The U.S. Atomic Energy Commission’s Radioisotope Program, 1946–1950 .” Journal of the History...
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positions (1996) 4 (2): v–x.
Published: 01 May 1996
... contributions, and implicitly, as in Diane Dorfman’s contribution- raise again for consideration the ever seedier, ever more threadbare spectre of social science representation. In the second section, papers by Giovanni Vitiello, Traise Yamamoto...