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Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373643-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... against tropical diseases as an emerging biosecurity assemblage that shapes cascading scales of intervention. It identifies problems presented by the flows of “mutable mobiles”—deadly viruses, their animal and human carriers—as well as spatializing techniques from the molecular to the zoonotic to the...
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By Aihwa Ong
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... biosecurity assemblage that shapes cascading scales of intervention. It identifies problems presented by the flows of “mutable mobiles”—deadly viruses, their animal and human carriers—as well as spatializing techniques from the molecular to the zoonotic to the national and global scales. In addition...
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374800-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
... While multiple species of ontological amphibians were proliferating in Panama, many other species of literal amphibians became imperiled as a result of commercial development and an emergent fungal disease. Conservationists began building a global assemblage of biosecure holding facilities and...
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... heuristic to include majority populations in Asia in genomic databases. The author argues that the globalization of bioscience is better studied through the lens of a “global assemblage” that captures the situated entanglement of cosmopolitan science with Asian politics and ethics. Biopolis is a...
Published: 15 October 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393207-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9320-7
... volume indicate how each biotech- biosecurity assemblage crystallizes conditions for confronting ethical questions about life, risk, and security that cascade across multiple collectivities. Emerging Asian situations indicate that diverse biotech- nologies are not necessarily divergent from ethical...
Published: 15 October 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393207-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9320-7
... biosecurity. This turn to biomedical pro- cedures opens a window onto the articulation of ethical dispositions at the intersection of the family unit and nation, and rejuvenates an old ethnic/racial solidarity. Indeed, the rise of private blood banking for potential stem cell therapy in the case of future...
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By Aihwa Ong, Nancy N. Chen
Published: 15 October 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393207-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9320-7
... topics als (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), Asian financial crisis (1997), 100, 221 132, 294–96 altruism, 175 Asian Tigers Little Dragons 7, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (als), 99–102 221 assemblage, global: Asian biotech...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391258-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9125-8
... Center 7–8, 22–23, 39, 182, 210, 382, 397; bio- for Complementary and Alternative available zones and, 9; bioeconomic Medicine, 15 potential and, 23; biosecurity and, 41; American Cancer Society, 335–37 governance and, 42, 182; health and American Medical Association, 110...
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... framed their work in Cameroon as a global biosecurity issue, based on the idea that new, unknown viruses circulating among local apes and monkeys could pass to humans through the hunting and eating of “bushmeat” by Cameroonian populations. The chapter analyses how local artists and citizens criticized...
Published: 15 October 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9320-7
Published: 02 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395447-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9544-7
... lead narrative (the China case might more aptly be called “bioterrorist negligence it is nevertheless fairly easy to read the discourses on lead as a biosecurity threat, conflating the safety of individual bodies with the safety of national concerns.24 Other biosecurity threats have also been...
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By Mel Y. Chen
Published: 02 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395447-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9544-7
...; Barad, Meeting the Universe Halfway; and Deleuze and Guattari, A Thou- sand Plateaus. 14. Shukin, Animal Capital, 11. Notes to Chapter One 5. 1Puar, Terrorist Assemblages , 35. 16. Foucault, “The Birth of Biopolitics.” 17. Yamamoto, Animacy and Reference, 1. 18...
Published: 08 May 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397595-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9759-5
... the dislocations brought by the violence and dislocations of modernity (fig. 6.4 When the Cayo Santiago station was unveiled to the media in the opening days of the Second World War, it was presented as a new line of defense in the nation’s biosecurity arsenal. This line of reasoning followed a...
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By Mel Y. Chen
Published: 02 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395447-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9544-7
..., April 1, 2006. Lakoff, Andrew. Biosecurity Interventions: Global Health and Security in Ques- tion ew .York: N Columbia University Press, 2008. “National Security and the Changing Object of Public Health.” In Biosecurity Interventions: Global Health and Security in Question, edited by Andrew...
Published: 10 November 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7254-7
... ­there are several mashups with stunning images accompanying the soundtrack).40 The most strikingly inappropriate, at first glance, is a video in which the song plays against an assortment of Michael Jackson clips from dif­fer­ent stages of his ­career. It is pos­si­ble that this assemblage of...
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395607-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9560-7
.... Instead, I contend that what we see here are actually hybrids, locally manufactured solutions to emerging problems constructed from the remembered, imagined, and partially understood fragments of what might be or once have been systems, but that in the present are legal assemblages whose purpose...
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By Mel Y. Chen
Published: 02 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395447-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9544-7
... lead narrative (the China case might more aptly be called “bioterrorist negligence it is nevertheless fairly easy to read the discourses on lead as a biosecurity threat, conflating the safety of individual bodies with the safety of national concerns.24 Other biosecurity threats have also been...
Published: 19 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... framed their work in Cameroon as a global biosecurity issue, based on the idea that new, unknown viruses circulating among local apes and monkeys could pass to humans through the hunting and eating of “bushmeat” by Cameroonian populations. The chapter analyses how local artists and citizens criticized...
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By Haidy Geismar
Published: 14 May 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399704-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9970-4
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By Daniel M. Goldstein
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395607-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9560-7
..., Laffey, Gusterson, and Du- vall 1999), in contexts ranging from US military complexes (for example, Lutz 2001) to the nuclear public sphere (Masco 2006), biosecurity (Collier, Lakoff, and Rabinow 2004; Lakoff and Collier 2008), and cybersecurity (Du- 258 | Notes to Chapter One...