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Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373643-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... national and global scales. In addition, international health, corporate, and U.S. military agencies are ready to be part of the assemblage in times of emergency. ...
Published: 19 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395478-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9547-8
... E I G HT MERRILL SINGER Medical Anthropology and Public Policy Using Research to Change the World from What It Is to What We Believe It Should Be A nation that continues year after year ro spend more money on military...
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... peanuts and The Territory of Medical Research 307 render their oil, catalyzing a global market for the crop. By 1860, the Gambia had become the world leader in peanut production, exporting over 10,000 tons of peanuts to Europe and the United States (Wright 2010, 127...
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... Between 1948 and 1967, the Leprosy Research Unit for Nigeria was stationed at the leprosy hospital and one-time colony at Uzuakoli, and some of the most important research on the chemotherapy of leprosy was carried out there. Drugs tested and standardized at Uzuakoli were circulated in...
Published: 09 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393283-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9328-3
... prostitution had grown rapidly in the Seoul area following the arrival of the U.S. military. After the end of usamg rule in August 1948, the military’s control over prostitution skidded further out of control. Unit commanders complained about prostitutes and solicitors who gathered outside their gates...
Published: 09 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393283-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9328-3
... number of distinct forms (military, political, economic and cultural), some concealed, some half-concealed. The power of U.S. finance capi- tal, research, consumer goods, and media information around the world can exert a coercive power as great as any colonial gunboat. It is precisely the...
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By Aihwa Ong
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
..., international health, corporate, and U.S. military agencies are ready to be part of the assemblage in times of emergency. This final chapter shifts to South China, where BGI Genomics provides an important contrast to Biopolis in its mix of a commercial global thrust and the use of ethnicity in a national...
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395416-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9541-6
... translate into medical victory, and military success in Mexico did not assure political peace in the United States. Expansion into once-Mexican territories forced the U.S. government to redefine its relationship to Indian peoples, slavery, and the incorporation of Mexicans as citizens.45 For the...
Published: 24 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392729-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9272-9
.... Briggs’s editorial was reprinted without comment in several black newspapers, and it received a large num- ber of favorable letters. However, his opposition to the war effort as a battle for the imperialist redi- vision of territorial spoils brought pressure from U.S. Military Intelligence against the...
Published: 24 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392729-083
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9272-9
... Military Representative, Executive Postal Censorship Committee, New York, to Brigadier General Marlborough Churchill,1 Director, U.S. Military Intelligence Division 641 Washington Street March 14, 1919 Subject: Suspension of Index No...
Published: 31 July 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388081-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8808-1
... main concern of the medical corps of an attacking army. The job of a military surgeon, recently codified in the U.S. Army, was clearly delimited.∑ During battle, the care and evacuation of sick and wounded soldiers would inevitably preoccupy the military surgeon; at other times, in the respite...
Published: 03 July 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395942-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9594-2
... and politics, particularly in the United States.8 The ideological frame- works of developmentalism and security that characterized U.S. foreign economic and military policy during the Cold War period merged seam- lessly with the booming projects of tourism and militarism in American areas of...
Published: 31 July 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388081-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8808-1
... ar- chipelago. New practices of colonial warfare, which required the attraction and pacification of local communities, fostered a transfer of contemporary military-medical strategies of crowd control. Military surgeons, who once had focused attention on raw American recruits, moved into...
Published: 06 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394693-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9469-3
... of listening, the web of contingencies that enable it, its costs and its benefits, its ethics and its politics. The eventual goal of this research will be to compare and contrast the listening practices of the U.S. military and Iraqi civilian populations. While Iraqi perspectives are...
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-088
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
... captured in the diary of Peter Winn, a U.S. researcher living in Santiago. As a state of siege was imposed in the capital and throughout the country, military forces clamped down on left- ist industrial belts, shantytowns, universities, and land reform centers, and Chile was engulfed in an...
Published: 29 June 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385851-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8585-1
... thomas miller klubock Class, Community, and Neoliberalism in Chile: Copper Workers and the Labor Movement During the Military Dictatorship and Restoration of Democracy In April of...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396307-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9630-7
... future practices, and they shared their findings with me. At the suggestion of the medical school, I set aside one afternoon each week to lecture on recent medical work and research being done in the United States. These lectures had to be deliv• ered in Japanese, but I found I was able to meet...
Published: 22 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387916-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8791-6
...- sponsible, even if in the United States the standard of care medication was already known (a placebo is an inactive treatment made to appear like real treatment; it amounts to no treatment).20 Critics viewed the use of a placebo arm in this case as highly unethical. They charged that research carried out...
Published: 16 August 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391333-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9133-3
... stressed the agricultural and medical importance of the new facility, declaring that Germany had now caught up with the United States in this field of research.55 eforeB the end of 1941 conversations and negotiations on the estab- lishment of a fourth, entomological section of the...
Published: 10 February 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392699-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9269-9
... them?” (1890:124). Research, Reform, and Racial Uplift 47 All they needed, she proposed, was basic medical attention and the “healing gift of Christian civilization.” One of the challenges she iden- tified in offering health care was the difficulty of...