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Published: 22 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009290-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0929-0
Book Chapter

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...
Book Chapter

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...
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...
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...
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...
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: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374121-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7412-1
..., and proletarianization. The collective’s “intranational” work appears as an instance of Art & Language’s conceptual focus generating new modes of artistic sociality within a single nation: the United States. However, the difficulties of maintaining conceptual rigor and political efficacy soon became apparent...
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375364-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7536-4
... Why are children’s images everywhere in evidence in the representational conventions of imagining international community and humanitarian concern, human need and human virtue? What do they depend upon for their imaginative and political efficacy? Children consistently appear in five registers...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375180
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7518-0
Book Chapter

By Kelly Ray Knight
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7518-0