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positions: asia critique (1 May 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: asia critique (1 May 2018) 26 (2): 213–241.
Published: 01 May 2018
... distinctions. For Asian studies cases that feature unavoidable deliberations about trustworthy scientific knowledge, a science and technology studies (STS) lens can help contextualize technological mediation, methodologies involving nonadult humans who do not necessarily have authorial voices, and the...
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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 2000) 8 (2): 499–529.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Tessa Morris-Suzuki 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Ethnic Engineering: Scientific Racism and Public Opinion Surveys in Midcentury Japan Tessa Morris-Suzuki The science of race and the scientific study of public opinion are not normally bracketed...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 1997) 5 (3): 779–809.
Published: 01 August 1997
...Lisa Yoneyama Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Critical Warps: Facticity, Transformative Knowledge, and Postnationalist Criticism in the Smithsonian Controversy Lisa Yoneyama The exhibition by the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2014) 22 (3): 721–740.
Published: 01 August 2014
... villages and academia becomes increasingly inseparable. Situated between academia and the village itself, between words and things, intangible cultural heritage is actually the product of dialogues and debates between the academy and villagers, between scholars and rural residents. A community of knowledge...
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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 May 1998) 6 (2): 303–322.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Takashi Fujitani Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Minsh3shi As Critique of Orientalist Knowledges Takashi Fujitani The Subject of History The minshiishi, or “people’s history” project, was part of a larger intellectual...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2018) 26 (2): 305–341.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., scientific papers, legal documents, and the Taipei District Court verdict illuminate how a space for contestation was forged in lieu of the closed RCA factory (and RCA’s acquisition by other multinationals). At three different moments — research about RCA’s activities, the lawsuit, and the verdict—victims...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2012) 20 (2): 497–526.
Published: 01 May 2012
... emotional inadequacies of poor, rural single mothers who abandon their children. Such claims about maternal unfitness are part of a growing neoliberal tendency in Vietnam to render the family and reproduction technical problems to be solved through the application of scientific expertise. Although rendering...
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positions: asia critique (1 November 2016) 24 (4): 727–759.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Jan Christian Bernabe The article explores the archive imperative in the 1995 film Bontoc Eulogy by Filipino American photographer and filmmaker Marlon Fuentes. The archive imperative is a decolonizing aesthetic and political strategy that challenges American colonial visual regimes and knowledge...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2009) 17 (1): 159–205.
Published: 01 February 2009
... post-World War II politics of knowledge. Three authors are singled out for the three periods in the history of Japanese area studies: Robert N. Bellah for the 1960s, James W. Heisig and John Maraldo for the 1980s, and Kevin M. Doak for the 2000s. In no way can these authors claim to be representative...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2012) 20 (1): 287–306.
Published: 01 February 2012
... covered by each volume, titled repectively, “Principle and Things,” “Empire and Nation-State,” “Gongli and Anti-Gongli,” and “The Community of Scientific Discourse,” as well as argues for his methodology of “liberating the objects.” Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 A Dialogue on The Rise...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2012) 20 (2): 561–591.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., scientific guarantors of the integrity and dignity of the Human. The remainder of the essay tracks the migration of neoliberal logics to the realm of global health management and their intersection with the political, technological, and ethical elements of late socialism in the combat of HIV/AIDS...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2012) 20 (2): 595–625.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of intervention best suited towards its reduction in terms that are most often associated with the other. “Socialist” approaches, which are conventionally thought to rely upon techno-scientific and administrative modes of regulation, also called for external performance audits and other business...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2014) 22 (2): 329–369.
Published: 01 May 2014
... scientific, the “authentic” and the theatrical. This article seeks to do justice to their complexity and to go beyond Manichaean condemnations of these films as blatant propaganda or apolitical rehabilitations as autonomous works of art. Copyright 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Phantasmagoric...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2010) 18 (1): 51–87.
Published: 01 February 2010
... 53 scientific photographs as mere records, rubbing it against the grain and thereby revealing the photographs as interlocutory spaces of ideology, power, and knowledge. Another principal concern of this essay is to investi...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 1995) 3 (1): 1–68.
Published: 01 February 1995
... “knowledge.” In its modern usage science refers only to certain quasi knowledge, and scientzjic knowledge is understood to cover a wide diversity of topics. The scientzjic methods employed in various scientific researches, ranging from...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 1993) 1 (1): 77–102.
Published: 01 February 1993
... discourses. As modern history has witnessed, Western colonialism was morally justified by the legitimacy of the “scientific knowledge” on race and the linear evolution of civilization. This “scientific knowledge” stabilizes racial...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 1998) 6 (3): 597–635.
Published: 01 August 1998
... with aesthetics? Such questions are made all the more difficult by a certain intellectual division of labor that is manifested in the organiza- tion of The Collected Works, in which the scientific writings are strictly sep- arated from...