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Published: 30 March 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385684-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8568-4
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021209-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2120-9
... drusen, develop underneath the retina. Over time, drusen can be associated with cell damage in the cen- tral retina, resulting in slow progressive vision loss. Dry amd is graded as early, intermediate, or advanced based on the number and size of drusen, as well as whether or not there is atrophy of the...
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By Alan Klima
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007111-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0711-1
... patron moral hazards, arguing that the whole conduct of international finance, currency trade, and economic diagnosis and forecasting should be given free play and can operate largely without anything more than a severely atrophied sovereign sign of the gift at work. And this truth is es- tablished by...
Published: 19 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013181-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1318-1
... children, young but already able to survive. They buried them up to their neck and pulled the skin off their heads and then sewed it back on, back to front, or else they used horse skin. The heads continued to grow, but they couldn t; the brains were crushed by the skin and atrophied, and when they were...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021209-024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2120-9
... curvature of the surface of the cornea atrophy permanent loss of the use of a part of the body autoimmune involving a malfunction of the body s immune system basal cell carcinoma a type of skin cancer benign noncancerous black eye (orbital ecchymosis) a col- lection of fluid and blood in the tis- sues...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-033
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
... dows, rugs frayed, varnish on the floorboards worn away, paint on the door frames bearing unsightly scars from the fender of Liam s pedal car. Bedroom conversations atrophied into muttered good nights. Only rarely did he and Maya make love. When they did it was perfunctory and apol o getic. They argued...
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By Neetu Khanna
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009238-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0923-8
... of attenuated atrophy (Extravagant Abjection, 66), Chen writes, Asking questions of embodiment that Scott precisely does not ask, I do wonder about the link between tension and agitation, one as the condition for the other, or where tension is the condition shared between a sedimented rigidity and...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... psychoanalytic and poststructuralist agendas, once dominant, fostered a dosed-shop atmosphere with an excess of homogeneity, inbred self• referentialism, and a tendency toward stasis and atrophy. Today, the most powerful legacy rests with the women of color who have taken the les• sons of earlier feminism...
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By Rachel Zolf
Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021551-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2155-1
... had interpreted with those syllables one of the inarticulate sounds that the baby let out now and again. He was paralysed from the waist down, with atrophied legs, as thin as sticks; but his eyes, lost in his triangular and wasted face, flashed terribly alive, full of demand, assertion, of the will to...
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By Tyler Denmead
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007319-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0731-9
... adopting this hairstyle in the 1960s. Angela Davis feared in the 1990s that young people opted for Afros based on nostal- gic desire, a sign for her of social and political atrophy, not activism.27 In the current Trumpian era of unbridled white supremacy, it should perhaps come as no surprise that young...
Published: 25 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007227-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0722-7
... own as a complement to man s defective statue has become utterly banal. All these scorched and atrophied mythologies must thus be forgotten, and we must certainly move on to something else, but to what exactly? Despite all the horrors of the Negro slave trade, colonialism, fascism, Nazism, the...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009269-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0926-9
... communities who are disproportionately im- pacted by hiv. If Trump and his team succeed in cutting the bud get as proposed, tens of thousands of people living with hiv will strug gle to access the life- saving treatment they deserve, and prevention initiatives will atrophy, thus causing infection rates to...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012443-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1244-3
... narrow life [of] the [bee]hive. It led to self- atrophy, as did work in European military camps and factories: The charkha in its proper place can do no harm . . . [but in the wrong place] thread can only be spun at the cost of a great deal of the mind itself. 17 Tagore was uneasy with Gandhi s moral...
Published: 17 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009177-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0917-7
Published: 19 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013181-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1318-1
...- tured by Cornelia Vismann in her study Files: Law and Media Technology. Between Jena- Auerstedt and the humiliating Treaty of Tilsit, signed on July 9, 1807, the usually hyperproductive Prus sian state archive produced a paltry twenty- one files.28 Catastrophes in mundo cause atrophies in actis. Vismann...
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By Michael Jackson
Published: 23 April 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
..., varnish on the floorboards worn away, paint on the door frames bearing unsightly scars from the fender of Liam s pedal car. Bedroom conversations atrophied into muttered good nights. Only rarely did he and Maya make love. When they did it was perfunctory and apol o getic. They argued daily over money, the...
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012375-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1237-5
... heartbreaking images of the effects of long- term exposure to agrochemicals: toddlers with crippling malformations, pregnant women terrified by fumigation season, and the atrophied naked body of Fabián Tomasi, a former fumiga- tion worker.46 The conflict of the countryside sparked a media battle between the...
Published: 13 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005346-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0534-6
... contact with each other; that it is an excellent thing to blend diff er ent worlds; that what ever its own par tic u lar genius may be, a civilization that with- draws into itself atrophies; that for civilizations, exchange is oxygen; that the great good fortune of Eu rope is to have been a crossroads...
Published: 22 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003380-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0338-0
... most resisted the atrophy of thought into sweeping state- ments and eternal truths: the essay interprets rather than unquestion- the world, the Art, And the critic · 113 ingly accepts; it dives into a matter where it needs to without pretend- ing to be exhaustive; it is spirited, expressive, playful...
Published: 29 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007029-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0702-9
... shirking off the atrophied husk of a dying empire for the realization of a modern nation- state and society through ethnic cleansing. To imagine that modern states required ethnic purification, as a form of a rite of passage on their way to realizing nation- hood, was itself an immense misrecognition...