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By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... loss suicide ecological destruction desire for cure ...
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By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... and the desire for cure are explored in the context of suicide. loss suicide ecological destruction desire for cure ...
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By Eunjung Kim
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373513-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7351-3
..., religious, and moral efforts. The role of violence and the desire to sacrifice one’s life in seeking a family member’s cure are examined in a number of films and literary works. This “proxy” for cure on behalf of a disabled person is rewarded by class elevation and social recognition. The familial bind...
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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...
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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: 10.1215/9780822373520-012
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: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373513-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7351-3
... This chapter focuses on the ways in which reproduction has become a major site of intervention to cure inherited disability. Connected to the history of the colonial eugenics movement of the 1930s, the emergence of a “heredity drama” in literature exploits the emotions around the revelation...
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By Allison McCracken
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 02 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375326-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7532-6
... textbooks employed by the American medical and education systems to identify, stigmatize, and attempt to “cure” adolescent boys whose persistent high pitch was perceived as a sign of immaturity and potential homosexuality. Some crooning voices have nevertheless persisted in popular culture because...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 12 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375203-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7520-3
... of the pharmakon (“drug,” “medicine,” “remedy,” “poison”), the chapter argues against the critical desire for remedies that do no harm. The efforts to find a purely beneficial remedy (or even simply a better, less harmful remedy) usually suppose that a reliable, clear distinction between poison and cure...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 30 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376422-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7642-2
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 12 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7520-3
... and adolescents. It examines an important pair of conceptual commitments that frame these debates: that antidepressants are ineffective, and that antidepressants are risky. Using Derrida’s notion of the pharmakon (“drug,” “medicine,” “remedy,” “poison”), the chapter argues against the critical desire for remedies...