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Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397762-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9776-2
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395768-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9576-8
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
... Chapter 4 asks how metabolism is diagnosable and treatable, through the sciences of diabetology, nutrition, and surgical amputation. It is concerned with absorption between persons and clinics. Ethnographically, it is anchored in the clinic and works through substances like calories, insulin...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-102
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... indifference and a lack of competence. Recently in Mpumalanga, a man admitted to hospital with a fracture suffered such nursing neglect that his leg rotted and had to be amputated. Many teachers regularly abandon their classrooms to attend union meetings or look after their own affairs. It is hard to...
Book Chapter

By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... he have it cut off , declaring, “Rasta no abide amputation.” Th e king of reggae would give his last concert less than six months later and would die in just over a year. Bob Marley and the Wailers fl ew into Harare the day before the indepen- dence ceremony, unannounced. Th eir fl ight...
Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... for Iran.) 5 The war's casualties have been staggering: nearly half a million killed (100,000 Iraqis and about 300,000 Iranians); about one mil• lion wounded, many suffering amputation of legs blown off by minefields; 50,000 Iraqi and 8,000 Iranian prisoners of war. Add to this the devastation of...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377641-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7764-1
Published: 28 October 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381860-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8186-0
... two more things to point out about this image. One is a pictorial reminder: that the interposed limb or ham is a truncated, in fact an amputated one. Another is the specific grounding of this physical gesture, not only in the child culture of the spanking, but specifi• cally in the girl culture...
Published: 28 October 1993
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8186-0
... two more things to point out about this image. One is a pictorial reminder: that the interposed limb or ham is a truncated, in fact an amputated one. Another is the specific grounding of this physical gesture, not only in the child culture of the spanking, but specifi• cally in the girl culture...
Published: 25 February 1988
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... for Iran.) 5 The war's casualties have been staggering: nearly half a million killed (100,000 Iraqis and about 300,000 Iranians); about one mil• lion wounded, many suffering amputation of legs blown off by minefields; 50,000 Iraqi and 8,000 Iranian prisoners of war. Add to this the devastation of...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-083
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
Book Chapter

By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5