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Published: 26 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002437-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0243-7
Published: 06 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391616-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9161-6
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396895-036
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9689-5
Published: 09 March 2018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7206-6
...Preface<subtitle>Contrary to Appearances</subtitle> ...
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By Aihwa Ong
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... Asian oncology Asian biomarkers contrary affects clinical trials Iressa chronicity ...
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By Aihwa Ong
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373643-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... This chapter introduces the author’s family stories of cancer as a way to present oncology’s recognition of the genetic diversity of this class of diseases. The main focus is on how the Singaporean focus on Asian cancer research generates “contrary affects” of anxiety and optimism. Singapore...
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By Kate Crehan
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373742-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7374-2
... of Gayatri Spivak and James Scott as to the ability of the subordinated, subalterns, to speak, and asks the question of where Gramsci should be located within this debate. It examines the meaning subalternity has in the notebooks, and argues that, contrary to a reading popularized by the Subaltern Studies...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
... or immutable. To the contrary. Nature is understood to be plastic. Given this plasticity, and its potentially “explosive” character, how should the good of bodily interventions be assessed? The conclusion proposes a critical reading of biomedical intervention that that does not mourn for the loss of a natural...
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 08 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375692-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7569-2
... This chapter explains the rationales for indigenous slavery in the sixteenth century and why it continued despite laws to the contrary. It also reflects on what it meant to be an indio, including the construct’s precariousness and its associations with the unfree labor of slaves from other parts...
Published: 02 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375159-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7515-9
..., phenomenological, and political concerns. The Beaches of Agnès is a film about memory that, contrary to the digital dream of permanence, total recall, and infinite storage, is underwritten by forgetting and displacement. Varda imagines a form of virtual memory that is involuntary, indirect, and noninstantaneous...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373483-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7348-3
... a person’s political, civic, and economic rights. In the United States, the predominant reasons for effective statelessness include the presence of individuals who are unable to prove their nationality, as well as the failure of their countries of origin to recognize them as citizens. Contrary to common...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... Since the introduction of effective treatment in 1996, people with HIV are increasingly viewed by the criminal justice and public health systems through the lens of their potential to infect, as viral vectors and inherent dangers to society. Contrary to the initial intent of these statutes, HIV...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
.... Southwest, the essay suggests that Mexican American racial identity is first and foremost a political choice. Contrary to most contemporaneous ethnic Mexican organizations, ANMA consciously asserted a nonwhite identity that reflected the larger political commitments of its leftist ideology. race...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... not concerned with sustaining the objectives of all-India colonial sociology and provide strikingly contrary perspectives on caste and Dalits. tenants colonial sociology colonial archives vernacular histories ...
Series: ANIMA
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374671-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7467-1
... Hansen’s disease—evident in medical photography, epidemiological reporting, and literary texts—intensified the quarantine regime established at the Moloka‘i settlements, it also invigorated new patient activisms and other challenges to the colonial regime on the islands. Contrary to some political theories...
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By Margaret Randall
Published: 20 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375272-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7527-2
..., and committed suicide at age 57. In this chapter, two nieces—her closest remaining relatives—speak about her life. A friend expresses an ultimately contrary point of view. And readers hear from Haydée’s daughter, Celia María Hart, in extraordinary testimony written before Celia’s untimely death in 2008...
Series: [sic] Series
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373384-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
... In this chapter, Alfrey explores the central role that the aesthetic category of the sublime has played throughout Slavoj Žižek’s oeuvre—a role about which literary critics have had surprisingly little to say. As Alfrey explains, contrary to the more traditional romantic sublime of Burke...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... on ethnography from a malaria research program in Tanzania, the chapter shows that, somewhat contrary to critical arguments that regard PPPs as Trojan horses of industry interests in domains that should remain public and linked to the nation-state, these partnerships can serve many different interests. Because...
Series: Art History Publication Initiative
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373681-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7368-1
.... To the contrary, as the violent strikes and even more violent insurrections and arrests of the late sixties and seventies demonstrated, the winner in the miracle was ultimately a newly restructured capitalism capable of moving into the Global South, for which Italy, as Antonio Negri has argued...
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By Aihwa Ong
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... diseases Chinese cancer map This chapter introduces the author’s family stories of cancer as a way to present oncology’s recognition of the genetic diversity of this class of diseases. The main focus is on how the Singaporean focus on Asian cancer research generates “contrary affects” of anxiety...