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positions (2012) 20 (2): 473–493.
Published: 01 May 2012
... will be illuminated. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Contrasting femininities on the streets of Hanoi. Photo by Christina Schwenkel Figure 1 Renova “makeover.” Photo by Erik Harms Ho Chi Minh City’s Beauty Regime: Haptic Technologies of the Self in the New Millennium Nina Hien...
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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...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 143–169.
Published: 01 February 2023
... as a neoliberal technology of the self, with the Chinese nation‐state. It examines the understudied phenomenon of Crazy English, a language‐teaching enterprise that received unprecedented state patronage among such edu‐businesses in the decade of 1998–2008. Conceptualizing Crazy English as a self‐cultivation...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 437–470.
Published: 01 May 2012
... aid, technology, and urban planning expertise. A primary focus of urban reconstruction was Quang Trung communal housing, consisting of eighteen hundred apartments and dormitories in five-story buildings that housed more than eight thousand residents, mainly workers and veterans in need of housing...
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positions (2018) 26 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 February 2018
... experiments and technologies of the self. Benjamin further states that Father Künzle, unlike the physicians, does not bring “the illness out of the body’s dark deep spaces to reveal it in clinical Deuber- Mankowsky ∣∣ Popularity, Using the Example of Switzerland...
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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...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 379–401.
Published: 01 May 2012
... instead called for more precise historical, ethnographic tracing of the emergence of neoliberal modes of governmentality, systems of knowledge and expertise, class sub- jectivities, and technologies of self in speci c social and cultural contexts...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 659–667.
Published: 01 May 2012
... subjectivities and technologies of the self that are neither clearly socialist nor clearly neoliberal are being created.10 According to Foucault, “technologies of the self” refer to what “permit individuals to effect by their own means or with the help...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 293–322.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... The self on-­screen is, of course, performed and mediated. There is also Hayter ∣∣ Japanese Modernism, Technology, Vitalism 309 an element of temporal alienation. Nothing dramatizes more poignantly the gap between the frozen time on-­screen...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 561–591.
Published: 01 May 2012
... are they completely novel, articulating with Vietnamese politico- ethical tra- ditions linking self- cultivation and virtue to governance, historical formula- tions of human universalism, and technologies of accountability. In the time of virtue, HIV, along...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 127–157.
Published: 01 February 2009
... technology into their visions and plans for constructing a rationalized, efficient, and optimal sociopolitical system in Japan and East Asia. Self-designated economic technicians or bureaucrats formulated poli- cies for building a planned...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 729–771.
Published: 01 August 2002
... for the physical body is the film’s suggestion that perhaps the self can be abstracted from the body and lo- cated in thought and memory. But in the film, thoughts too are subject to the invasions of technology, and this reduction of the self to disembodied...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 605–642.
Published: 01 May 1997
... that is self-imposed. These impositions constitute the discursive dimen- sions of the body. It is these discursive dimensions and the fiction of a pre- discursive victim’s body that they project that this essay will explore. It is through her...
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positions (2007) 15 (1): 35–63.
Published: 01 February 2007
... of the state to a technology of resubjectification. It becomes a self-molding process that binds the talking subject to his intimate consciousness and subjectivity. In performing AIDS talk on television, he becomes a self-recovering subject...
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positions (2024) 32 (2): 287–314.
Published: 01 May 2024
... that evolves and self-surpasses in moments of transmedial encounters. If, in the postwar era, the proliferation of media technology redefines the relationship between reality and its capturing machine and reshapes the battlefield of radical cinema, the juxtaposition of remediation and recursion—one mostly...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 91–114.
Published: 01 February 2015
... that began with the training of a universal subject in the progressive and nationalistic practices of the scientific and technologi- cal self (which is the stated mission of the MIT Institute), and rounded out its extra time with the visual...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 1019–1020.
Published: 01 November 2013
... 2013 Contributors Alex Ching-­shing Chan taught consumption culture and general issues of Hong Kong society in the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong Baptist University and City University...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 759–782.
Published: 01 November 2021
... sources demonstrates the myriad possibilities for analysis that combines the empirical, the discursive, and the self-reflexive. Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 archival sources oral history methodology PRC history Science for the People Undergraduate students often enter my...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 921–945.
Published: 01 November 2013
... 942 and the self — and observes that they operate in tandem rather than in isolation. This essay adopts Foucault’s expansive definition of technology, such that the mechanical clock is a tool to further both industrial...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 401–422.
Published: 01 May 2001
... multiculturalism. Its main claim for critical attention comes from the way it envisions the combination of dialectical thinking, new technologies, and media activism as a primer for the radical communications community. Fresh Kill’s...