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By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... medical-industrial complex trouble cure technologies ...
Book Chapter

By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... cochlear implants eflornithine charity events cure technology future-focused research ...
Book Chapter

By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
.... This section asks, what realities are defined as trouble by whom and for whose benefit? Lastly, there is an examination of different kinds of cure—reliable, risky, ambiguous, experimental, and imaginary—and different kinds of cure technologies, some of them medical and others not. medical-industrial...
Book Chapter

By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
...- and disease-specific charity organizations. But once a cure technology is developed and refined, moving from a dream in an imagined future to a current reality, the ways it is accepted or resisted often shift. This analysis is illustrated by the evolving responses in Deaf communities to cochlear implants...
Book Chapter

By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... This section returns to the contradictions built into cure and its promise that medical technology can align people’s bodies with what they desire. The author explores these contradictions by expanding on his story of chest reconstruction surgery, laying his desire for a flat chest alongside...
Book Chapter

By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... identity, and his desire for and ambivalence about female-to-male chest reconstruction surgery. The story of his desire and ambivalence is used to dig farther into the complexities of cure, diagnosis (specifically gender identity disorder), and the use of medical technology. monoculture...
Book Chapter

By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... identity, and his desire for and ambivalence about female-to-male chest reconstruction surgery. The story of his desire and ambivalence is used to dig farther into the complexities of cure, diagnosis (specifically gender identity disorder), and the use of medical technology. shame pride Ashley X...
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By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... people access to vital medical technology and shame them, reveal a path toward less pain and get them locked up. The analysis focuses on diagnosis as a tool and an action rather than a truth and asks the question, to whom is diagnosis useful and for what purposes? This query helps frame a critique...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... of disease attends to healing social relations to cure the body. The therapeutic logic of three dire maladies—infertility, hydropsy, snakebite—is explored to illustrate disease’s social origins and cure. The author ends with a call to global health officials to take seriously local categories of medicine...