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Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 02 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376835-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7683-5
Series: Experimental futures : technological lives, scientific arts, anthropological voices
Published: 01 September 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395782-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9578-2
Published: 09 November 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002079-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0207-9
Book Chapter

By Minh-Ha T. Pham
Published: 21 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7488-6
... racial tastes multiculturalism tolerance Asian cheapness ...
Published: 21 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374886-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7488-6
... for Asian superbloggers’ tastes. Chapter 1 discusses the historical, cultural, and political legacy of dominant racial tastes—and distastes—for Asians. The “cheap Asian” stereotype provides a critical model of one specific articulation of racial tastes for and against Asianness. The stereotype has...
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375890-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7589-0
... Brazilians had long used Fernando de Noronha’s convict society as a foil to comprehend and define mainland social norms and the meanings of freedom. The Brazilian state’s need for cheap labor for public works, its lack of prison capacity, and the expense of maintaining prisoners separated...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... In 1999 the promising results of a clinical trial conducted in Uganda to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV were publicly announced. The new antiretroviral nevirapine was cheap, innocuous, easy to prescribe, and remarkably effective, reducing by half the rate of infection of babies...
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373681-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7368-1
... as globalization and, in Europe, as the tipping point marking the end of the Marshall Plan, an exemplary site of which was Italy in which tens of thousands of young workers drawn to the industrial north as cheap labor for capitalism’s acceleration were newly politicized. Internationally, this was a moment when...
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...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 10 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374923-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7492-3
... The conclusion argues that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) facilitated the drug economy with its model of export-led manufacture and influx of cheap basic grains, which displaced millions of workers and peasants who turned to the drug economy as the only source of employment...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... the promising results of a clinical trial conducted in Uganda to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV were publicly announced. The new antiretroviral nevirapine was cheap, innocuous, easy to prescribe, and remarkably effective, reducing by half the rate of infection of babies. This “magic bullet,” which...