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Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375098
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375098-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
... include the twisted temporalities of rehabilitation, boredom, and friendship and the fragmented presence of war that makes the war zone of Iraq and this state-side military facility seem oddly contiguous. This chapter also introduces the Fisher House, the communal “home away from home” at Walter Reed...
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By Zoë H. Wool
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
... military medical history Walter Reed public culture injured soldiers ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375098-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
... This chapter focuses on the relationships between injured soldiers and the family members—especially parents and wives—who live with them at Walter Reed during their rehabilitation. It argues that the relationship of husband and wife becomes essential to soldiers’ attempts to make a future life...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375098-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
... This chapter assembles a newspaper archive to tell a public history of both the injured U.S. soldier body and Walter Reed, a key site from which that image has been projected since World War I. Certain themes recur uncannily over the century of its operation: the geographical and social...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375098-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
... This chapter focuses on exchanges between injured soldiers and the volunteers, visiting celebrities, and other grateful strangers who surround them at Walter Reed. It argues that these encounters are embedded in an unruly moral economy of patriotism in which injured soldiers are understood...
Book Chapter

By Zoë H. Wool
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375098-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
... The introduction queries what counts as ordinary and what counts as extraordinary in situations of life marked by violence, as well as who makes such designations and for what purpose. It outlines the general circumstances of injured soldiers at Walter Reed and offers historical context...
Book Chapter

By Zoë H. Wool
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
Book Chapter

By Zoë H. Wool
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
Book Chapter

By Zoë H. Wool
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375098-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
Book Chapter

By Zoë H. Wool
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375098-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
Book Chapter

By Zoë H. Wool
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375098-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
Book Chapter

By Zoë H. Wool
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
Book Chapter

By Zoë H. Wool
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
Book Chapter

By Zoë H. Wool
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
Book Chapter

By Zoë H. Wool
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
Book Chapter

By Zoë H. Wool
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
Book Chapter

By Zoë H. Wool
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
Book Chapter

By Zoë H. Wool
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375098-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8