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By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... cochlear implants eflornithine charity events cure technology future-focused research ...
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...
Published: 01 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7438-1
.... CIA anthropology CIA careers covert anthropology The structure and function of CIA funding fronts are examined, and several dozen CIA funding fronts from the 1950s and 1960s are identified. These fronts allowed the CIA to outsource research to unwitting scholars, including anthropologists, who...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
...State Remains This chapter focuses on the proliferation of transnational public-private partnerships (PPPs) in international health during the past decade, a phenomenon that is intertwined with the contemporary expansion of infectious disease research and control efforts across the Global...
Published: 19 April 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5940-0
.... climate apocalypse Indigenous resistance colonial capitalism queer futures kinship Focusing on unlikely field sites and life’s flotsam, such as a cramped apartment, an urban alley, a pile of clothes, dust motes, face masks, stale air, and trash, this work limns the pivotal value of the visceral...
Published: 27 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2724-9
...Futurity The City of Oakland, California, released the West Oakland Specific Plan (WOSP) in 2014. The plan, which was said to be the “guiding framework for realizing the vision of a healthy, vibrant West Oakland,” was both celebrated and contested based on the spaces it depicted. The visual...
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 30 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027201-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2720-1
... to meaning, representation, and signification within the humanities and social sciences. This chapter focuses on how affective intensities are registered in different bodies and, consequently, how they impact ways of making sense of the world, opening up spaces for thinking mutually conflicting meanings...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373285-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7328-5
... Chapter 1 explains the nature of speculative, financialized, multinational pharmaceutical capital. It focuses primarily on the logics that drive the Euro-American, R&D-driven pharmaceutical industry, to argue how an industry that is captured by capital is one that, structurally...
Series: Experimental Futures: Technological Lives, Scientific Arts, Anthropological Voices
Published: 17 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027669-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2766-9
... chiefs, and traditional territories from the neighboring Gitxsan First Nation—to map the route of a proposed pipeline through Gitanyow traditional territory. Focusing on the technical artifacts generated by transect mapping, an environmental mapping technique used to quantify objects of interest along...
Book Chapter

By Ralph Snyderman
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
... of 1910, which facilitated the transformation of medicine into a science-based enterprise in which clinical practice, research, and medical education began to fuse. The leading site of this fusion was the American academic medical center, which began at such leading institutions as Johns Hopkins, Harvard...
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 30 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2720-1
... in cultural inquiry from the 1990s has partly been a reaction to the perceived dominance of questions connected to meaning, representation, and signification within the humanities and social sciences. This chapter focuses on how affective intensities are registered in different bodies and, consequently, how...
Published: 02 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5921-9
... hacker, an ongoing threat to the free world that allegedly only US cybersecurity can extinguish. This chapter draws on ethnographic research and archival investigations into Romanian computing histories. It also follows a theater play made by the Bucharest-based playwright David Schwartz that brings...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... army. His text “My Campaign with Che” was published after his death, based on drafts that were reworked by the Chilean journalist Elmo Catalán to inspire future revolutionary action. Inti was one of five combatants who managed to escape the Bolivian military’s close siege in the final phase...