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Published: 22 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009290-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0929-0
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By Kajri Jain
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 16 March 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389736-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8973-6
...Efficacy ...
Published: 20 February 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382874-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8287-4
Published: 20 February 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382874-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8287-4
...Efficacious Administration ...
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 16 March 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389736-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8973-6
Published: 16 August 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384267-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8426-7
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
... efficacy to a set of medical ideas. In this process, the uses and culturally defined benefits to be drawn from their side-effects perpetually evolves and changes as they travel. This chapter examines the relationship between the form given to a drug and its effect in the body. It attends to the interplay...
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By Emilia Sanabria
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 22 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
... pharmaceuticals efficacy material semiotics branding object/thing ...
Published: 15 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375128-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7512-8
... Artivists (artist-activists) use performance to intervene in political contexts, struggles, and debates. This chapter gives four brief examples: the role of the body in performance activism; the boundaries between art and activists; evaluating the “efficacy” of performance; and the power...
Published: 01 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027676-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
... This chapter examines the long history of conspiratorial belief systems in the white power movement, a broad alliance of militant right activists active from the late 1970s to the present. It also examines the category of conspiracy and its efficacy, or lack thereof, in the criminal prosecution...
Series: Global and Insurgent Legalities
Published: 20 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027454-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2745-4
... the premodern curfew to its modern forms, and uses contemporary critical theory and political theory about emergency to understand what role the night plays in the efficacy and political limits of this political technology. curfew emergency sanctuary desire governance ...
Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 22 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027270-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2727-0
... Tobie Nathan's affirmation, “We are not alone in the world,” is central to this chapter's argument about the ecology of practices and how it counters the narrative of science as an epic tale of human progress. Affirming the efficacy of non-Western healers in their appeal to invisible beings...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... in semiformal networks among Nigerian leprosy workers and their patients at other leprosy settlements, in exchange for data on the administration and efficacy of new doses, combinations, and compounds. This took place against the backdrop of an increasing reluctance on the part of public health officials...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374480-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
... metrics can also be mobilized by indigenous communities themselves. Even as they dispute the purported universality of health metrics, the directors of Yup’ik behavioral health search for creative ways to demonstrate evidence of efficacy. They are cognizant of the ways health metrics confer legitimacy...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... at other leprosy settlements, in exchange for data on the administration and efficacy of new doses, combinations, and compounds. This took place against the backdrop of an increasing reluctance on the part of public health officials to contemplate the segregation of leprosy patients. This chapter explores...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
... in indigenous communities. Yet metrics can also be mobilized by indigenous communities themselves. Even as they dispute the purported universality of health metrics, the directors of Yup’ik behavioral health search for creative ways to demonstrate evidence of efficacy. They are cognizant of the ways health...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374169-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7416-9
.... In the wake of the Watts Rebellion (1965), Purifoy began creating art from the detritus of the aftermath, highlighting the efficacy of the black activist object. Outterbridge felt that his role as a cultural worker (running Watts Towers Art Center and the Compton Communicative Arts Academy) was in many ways...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... This essay explores medical pluralism—the mixing of traditional medicine and biomedicine—in the villages of northern Togo. While villagers have long moved between local and biomedical healing systems, between indigenous healers and the clinic, and accept both systems as efficacious, biomedical...
Published: 04 August 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372707-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
... This chapter leaves the surgical clinic to examine contexts in which claims to the therapeutic efficacy and transformative capacity of facial feminization surgery are explicitly refused. While patients who seek FFS are driven by a desire to be recognized as women, neither forms of recognition...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375180
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7518-0