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Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 04 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388272
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8827-2
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 30 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395140-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9514-0
Book Chapter

By Eunjung Kim
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373513-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7351-3
... physical disability, commercial sex services, and humanitarian rhetoric. It analyzes two feature-length films on sexual services and “sex volunteers” and a short film that features incestuous rape as a cure for a disabled girl’s self-harming behavior supposedly caused by her sex drive...
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7426-8
Book Chapter

By Eunjung Kim
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373513-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7351-3
... Opening with a discussion of the film Sim Ch’ŏng , which depicts filial piety as a uniquely Korean virtue enabling the cure of blindness, the chapter explores how the relational and interdependent aspects of disability compel family members to attempt to cure disability through spiritual...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 23 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022022-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9177-6
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 23 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022022-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9177-6
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 23 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022022
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9177-6
Book Chapter

By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... Section 1 mixes memoir and analysis, introducing a handful of fundamental concepts, including ways in which cure is connected to the ideas of normal and natural and how cure targets people deemed abnormal and unnatural. The pieces in this section also lay out a number of disability stereotypes...
Book Chapter

By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... This section explores some of the ways in which cure is connected to violence. Because defectiveness justifies cure and makes it essential, this exploration starts with the word and concept defect and how its power relies on ableism. In turn, defectiveness is used to justify many forms...
Book Chapter

By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
Book Chapter

By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... This section explores the personal complexities of cure—how, when, and why people want to be cured. The stories told here recognize many different relationships to cure and to normal and natural and delve into questions of how people respond to bodily loss. This section returns to ecosystem...
Book Chapter

By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... This section focuses on the structures within which cure operates. First and foremost of these structures is the medical-industrial complex, which is described as an intricate jumble of economic interests and scientific frameworks, public and private institutions, governmental regulations...
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... This section chronicles some far-reaching results of the ideology of cure. It includes a retelling of the life of Carrie Buck, the poor white woman at the center of the Supreme Court case Buck v. Bell, which ruled state-mandated, involuntary sterilization to be constitutional. This retelling...
Book Chapter

By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... This section explores when and how disability is chosen, un-chosen, and claimed, outlining the ways the ideology of cure contributes to un-choosing and the ways in which claiming is connected to the concept and practice of interdependence. This concept is unpacked by using examples from...
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...
Published: 21 March 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389705-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8970-5
Book Chapter

By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... This section explores different ways in which cure functions, starting with how cure research prioritizes the future, often more interested in future-focused eradication than present-day access. These priorities are reflected in the missions and fund-raising strategies of many disability...
Book Chapter

By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... This section explores when and how disability is chosen, un-chosen, and claimed, outlining the ways the ideology of cure contributes to un-choosing and the ways in which claiming is connected to the concept and practice of interdependence. This concept is unpacked by using examples from...
Published: 17 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394198-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9419-8