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By Sharon R. Kaufman
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... Bioethics medical technologies aging population medical anthropology health policy ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
.... Bioethics medical technologies aging population medical anthropology health policy ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375500-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... introduces the field of ethical choices that infuses the operation of this chain. Such ethical choices determine the goals of clinical research, which therapies are considered appropriate, and how doctors and patients respond. Bioethics medical technologies aging population medical anthropology...
Published: 09 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375654-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7565-4
... Pressed by a nagging recession, a declining—and agingpopulation, insecuritization of employment, and the threat of nuclear contamination, Japanese are struggling with social precarity. More live alone, fewer have regular jobs, and a sense of human disconnectedness is rampant. This chapter...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373643-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... to come. The author illuminates how scientists at bgi are attuned to scenarios of catastrophic events associated with China’s huge, aging population and the survival challenges of climate change. BGI Genomics trees of life minzu athlete gene genomic science and catastrophic scenarios ...
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372929-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7292-9
... and non-Muslim alike) in the care and domestic sector, in the context of the state’s retreat from public care provisions, aging populations, and growing participation of western European women in the labor market, it shows that the cheap labor of migrant women has become essential for the reproduction...
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By Aihwa Ong
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... genomes against the pressures of an environment to come. The author illuminates how scientists at bgi are attuned to scenarios of catastrophic events associated with China’s huge, aging population and the survival challenges of climate change. BGI Genomics trees of life minzu athlete gene...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373056-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... In the context of population aging, anxieties about old age are underpinned by contested moral ideologies about claiming and enacting responsibility for the oldest generations. In Poland, such contestations involve complex historical reckonings in which the socialist past’s legacy looms large...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... This chapter addresses the identity of the mysterious narrator of Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. It traces Yunior de las Casas’s artistic coming of age, his Künstlerroman, arguing that what emerges in his narrative is an aesthetics of artistic consumption, which reflects Díaz’s...
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... the public good, and the corporate and state sectors exempt themselves from responsibility for remedying social conditions or providing prevention and treatment at reasonable cost. HIV risk individualism In the context of population aging, anxieties about old age are underpinned by contested...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The following story about the cataclysmic transition from an older time of darkness to a new solar age relates in mythic form the historical emergence of the state and its solar religious cult. It tells of the defeat and demise of earlier peoples, which are conflated symbolically as “Chullpas...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
.... It embodies an archipelagic structure by viewing Guam as a complex space contested by various populations and interests vying for representational, historiographical, ideological, and political power—revealing Guam to be more than just a footnote to US-American empire and an intellectual footnote to the field...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... the overarching Inka cult of the sun. Local populations stood to benefit from a negotiated pact with the new ruling power, since Inka largesse could mean new livestock, enhanced irrigation, or agricultural improvement. Such Inka strategies provided a degree of imperial stability that violence alone could not have...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... the project of the gold-mining company as a point of departure, this chapter reflects on the relationship between the ecology of spraying, democracy, and para-statal health care. I propose that insecticide spraying in the age of biological resistance is best understood as a real-world experiment. The notion...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... of age, his Künstlerroman, arguing that what emerges in his narrative is an aesthetics of artistic consumption, which reflects Díaz’s vision of the development of the model writer-activist. Yunior, as a budding writer and intellectual not yet sure of his place in the world but desperate to try to narrate...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Manuela Gorriti (1818–92) accompanied her family into political exile in Bolivia, where at age fifteen she married Manuel Isidoro Belzu, then an army captain, with whom she went on to bear three children. Belzu left her nine years later, amid mutual accusations of infidelity. He became Bolivia’s head...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... China’s development moved from a period of “wealth creation” that benefited the majority of the population to a period of “wealth concentration” that benefited a minority in the late 1990s. The consequent social displacement and tensions are clearly discernible, as epitomized by laid-off urban workers...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... that the influence of “Indian blood” in the veins of Bolivia’s population represented the “first step toward true national greatness.” Adela Zamudio, the preeminent female literary figure in Bolivian history, was born in Cochabamba to an upper-class family in 1854. Beginning in the 1880s, in the aftermath...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... brought about an economic and political restructuring that ushered in the age of full-blown liberalization. One of his key measures was an unprecedented attack on indigenous community lands. In 1866, a decree declared community lands to be state property, and for Indians to retain their plots, they were...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
.... The following passages highlight their efforts to introduce the idea to the local indigenous populations. Vargas wrote, “Commander Lira always made [the Indians] understand everything that the Patria and independence from Spanish government meant, what it involved, and the things it would bring for posterity...