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By Rahul Mukherjee
Published: 27 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009016-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0901-6
...04 Exposures This chapter examines another specific material aspect of radiant infrastructures that is, exposure of human bodies to radiation. Two questions are critical here: How do vari ous media portray the proximity of people living close to reactors and towers, and how do these media capture...
Published: 08 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021285-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2128-5
... exposed. Moreover, the antici- pation of exposure to biological and chemical weapons created an intense level of anxiety very much like that of post- traumatic stress disorders. But even a commonplace diagnosis like post- traumatic stress disorder applies a medical label to a range of physical and...
Published: 11 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478010302-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1030-2
...introduction Chemical Heroes We do not know what the body can do. » Baruch Spinoza, 1677 The component man is the one that fails most often. » Marion B. Sulzberger, Pro gress and Prospects in Idiophylaxis, 1962 A military is about making soldiers that is, bodies do things: fight, think (or not...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021445-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2144-5
...- Topia ; Wylie, Fractivism; Shapiro, Attuning to the Chemosphere ; Landecker, Food as Exposure ; and Carson, Silent Spring. Also see the special issue of Catalyst (2020) on chemical kinship edited by Angeliki Balayannis and Emma Garnett. ing financialization,3 infrastructure, and data reporting...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007289-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0728-9
...Mustard Gas, at Sea Chemical weapons are direct descendants of the expansion of industrial chem- istry in the nineteenth century followed by the amplification and rise of chemi- cal engineering, cap i tal ist economies, and modern warfare in the twentieth. Sulphur mustard, more commonly known as...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021209-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2120-9
... Resources httpseyewiki.org/Removal_of_Corneal_Foreign_Bodies httpseyewiki.aao.org/Intraocular_Foreign_Bodies_(IOFB) Chemical Injury JAMES H. POWERS, MD What Is It? Chemical injuries can occur when a chemical is splashed onto the eye. These most often occur as accidental exposures in the work- place and...
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By Max Liboiron
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021445-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2144-5
... Chemical Exposure in the United States. Cambridge, MA: mit Press, 2010. Leroux, Darryl. Distorted Descent: White Claims to Indigenous Identity. Winnipeg: Uni- versity of Manitoba Press. Liboiron, France, Justine Ammendolia, Jacquelyn Saturno, Jessica Melvin, Alex Zahara, Natalie Richárd, and Max Liboiron...
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-040
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
... situation in Okinawa, consists of far more than the rapes and other ugly incidents committed by a few ser vicemen. The real crime is that these bases occupy one- fifth of the island, often polluting it with dangerous chemicals and preventing sensible urban planning. Living under empire s wings means...
Published: 19 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013136-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1313-6
... kinds of exposures, and certainly true of those emerging from this chemical war. Though Agent Orange has become an infamous symbol of toxic disaster, there is still no consensus about its effects. Through broad- scale activ- ism, veterans in the U.S., South Korea, and Australia have received compensa...
Published: 19 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013136-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1313-6
... old neighbor who had miscarried several times. Because her father had been a soldier during the war, many from her family s village suspected that she was suffering the effects of his chemical exposure. I don t really know. Who really knows but, yes, I think she must have been near the poison somehow...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012665-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1266-5
... increasingly re- cruited to normalize unpre ce dented danger within an industrial atmosphere also undergoing radical change across a vast set of chemical trajectories.4 Facts about Fallout Protection illustrates this new kind of industrial aware- ness, offering a cloud that no longer brings the sustenance of...
Published: 24 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007395-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0739-5
... humans requires exposure to this landscape, Lyme and other vector- borne diseases draw unique ana- lytic attention to con temporary ideas about and practical engagements with nature. More critically, by exploring the complicated relationship between how individuals like Susan understand (and feel about...
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By Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu
Published: 19 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013136-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1313-6
... as protection and exposure, as boundary and connection. They describe EPILOGUE 162 these large strappo pieces as the skin of architecture and draw associations to the skin of its inhabitants. For us, the connection between human skin and architecture is as critical as it is obvious, the artists...
Published: 19 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013136-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1313-6
.... Agent Orange: Toxic Chemical, Narrative of Suffering, Metaphors of War. In Looking Back on the Vietnam War: Twenty- First Century Perspectives, edited by Brenda M. Boyle and Jeehyun Lim, 140 55. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers Univer- sity Press, 2016. Fox, Howard. Observations on Skin Diseases in the...
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By Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu
Published: 19 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013136-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1313-6
..., Parlors, and Pretty Women: Race and Beauty in the Twentieth- Century South (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2014); Michael Edward Stanfield, Of Beasts and Beauty: Gender, Race, and Identity in Colombia (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2014). 19 David Biggs, Vietnam: The Chemical War...
Published: 19 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013136-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1313-6
... new kind of war) and focusing on the capacities of the human skin, his Military Dermatology Research Program faced different chal- lenges and saw alternative possibilities. Where earlier scientists had to contend with tropical heat and humidity, he had to worry also about chemical warfare, including...
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By Amalia Leguizamón
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012375-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1237-5
... neurologic disease. 2,4- d was a main component in the infamous Agent Orange used by the United States during the Vietnam War, and research shows an association of non- Hodgkin lymphoma with high exposure to 2,4- d. Atrazine is a potent endocrine disruptor. Centers for Dis- ease Control and Prevention...
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By Abigail A. Dumes
Published: 24 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007395-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0739-5
... work on multiple chemical sensitivity (mcs), she describes the experience of mcs as abjection, which, beyond a form of social exclusion, ma[kes] and mark[s] a domain of supposed impossibility (2006, 152). 20 Sociologist Steven Epstein describes the policy shift within biomedical research to...