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Published: 09 November 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002079-039
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0207-9
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 27 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393252-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9325-2
Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390701-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9070-1
Book Chapter

By Harris Solomon
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 06 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
... diabetes weight loss diets pharmaceuticals amputation ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
..., and blood sugars as sites of diagnosis and treatment. Morals of individual responsibility and addiction filter into ideas and practices surrounding obesity, and disease categories collapse weight gain into other pathologies along specific relational lines. For some clinicians, diets could shore up...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
... Chapter 5 examines to what extent metabolisms are renewable and even replaceable, through the feature of willpower and the science of surgery. It is concerned with absorptions between the body and willpower. It considers what kinds of treatment for obesity are possible when drugs and diet fail...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375715-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
... This chapter looks at the workings of a call center where the author worked for a few months. In addition to a general description, the chapter shows how separate registers were bound together in the workings of the call center: how the body's diurnal hardwiring adjusted to a nocturnal diet, how...
Published: 18 June 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375609-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7560-9
... This chapter explores how the natural landscape of the Canadian Rockies has been constructed as a utopian space in the Japanese tourist imagination. It traces the work of influential media personality and former member of the National Diet, Ōhashi Kyosen, who has promoted Canada as a Japanese...
Published: 15 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375463-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... as agentic in actively fashioning her body for public display (through exercise and diet), while Kardashian, often presented as a woman of color, is articulated as always-already gaze-worthy, reducing her agency. Newer media practices operationalize and reproduce a masculine gaze that inscribes troubling...
Published: 15 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... technologies may be new, the forms of oppression reproduced by them are not. In the popular press, Cyrus, constructed as white, is situated as agentic in actively fashioning her body for public display (through exercise and diet), while Kardashian, often presented as a woman of color, is articulated as always...