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Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386506-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8650-6
Published: 27 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393252-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9325-2
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373933-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
... A brief history of Western medicine starts with Galen and takes one from the humoral-imbalance theory to the late 19 th century germ theory of disease. A key turning point in medicine was the Flexner Report of 1910, which facilitated the transformation of medicine into a science-based...
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By Samantha Frost
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374350-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7435-0
... temporality of the relationship between organisms and their habitats. The chapter explains how the permeability of germ cell membranes entails that a creature’s response to a habitat in one generation can shape the development and growth of offspring in subsequent generations via epigenetic markers. The...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007081-022
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0708-1
... compassion s place. this is the song we wake up singing. written in sharps and never flat. this is the song of starving children. the world we know is made of this.1 196 some people talk about infectious disease. the germs brought by the cold people from the cold places after months of eating nothing but...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-143
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... and the Per for mance of Politics, 1999 In his second book, Cruising Utopia, this per for mance theorist recalled grow- ing up Cuban and queer in Florida, listening to punk bands and reading Creem magazine. Tony and I sit in his beige Nissan Sentra and we speculate about this band the Germs and the...
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By Ralph Snyderman
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
... to Duke University. A brief history of Western medicine starts with Galen and takes one from the humoral-imbalance theory to the late 19 th century germ theory of disease. A key turning point in medicine was the Flexner Report of 1910, which facilitated the transformation of medicine into a...
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By Robin James
Published: 02 December 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0737-1
...ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I started working on this book in 2011, when I was rereading Jacques Attali s Noise after having just taught Foucault s lectures on neoliberalism. My 2012 New Inquiry piece on Attali and Foucault was the germ that sprouted into both this book and Resilience and Melancholy, which...
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By Karen Strassler
Published: 01 January 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0554-4
... confluence of a moment of political opening with a diversifying media landscape that when I returned from the field, the first piece I sat down to write was not part of my disserta- tion but the germ of what would become chapter 1 of this book.7 While Re- fracted Visions: Popular Photography and National...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012597-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1259-7
... for each shift from technique to technicity, as it does in the honing of technique itself. Subtraction is sensitive to the difference in germ at the heart of the event. It does not simply reduce. It amplifies. Subtraction tunes toward addi- tion: it attunes to what has been left out, to what is...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021209-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2120-9
... inside your eye. In some cases, an ultrasound of the eyeball may be performed. What You Can Do There is no proven method for preventing endoph- thalmitis; however, you can reduce the spread of germs by practicing good hygiene. This includes washing your hands with clean soap and water before touching...
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By Michael Burawoy
Published: 11 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007173-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0717-3
... very useful in studying historical events, but they have no predictive power that would mark a theory of social change. There are germs of a theory of social change in his account of the self- destruction of the Béarn kinship system or French colonialism how social reproduction is si mul ta neously...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007289-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0728-9
... (2014) argue that since Pasteur s discovery of the germ theory, the reputation of microbes has changed from peril to promise, from dangerous germ to collaborative sym- biont, but this change happened along with technological changes. Both of the labels pathogens and symbionts have been enabled by...
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-093
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
..., cock crows, and beggars. From the arches hung sides of beef on which buzzing flies deposited their germs. Not far from there, two market women were chatting: And the Good Lord Laughs 375 Truly, my friend, sales are down today! I still haven t sold a thing! To tell the truth, I ve just arrived. I was...
Published: 22 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012115-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1211-5
.... Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies. New York: Norton, 1997. Douglas, Bronwen. Science, Voyages, and Encounters in Oceania, 1511 1850. London: Palgrave, 2014. Dower, John. War without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War. New York: Pantheon, 1987. Dudden, Arthur Power, ed. American...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012818-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1281-8
... South Africa. In 1788, several hundred convicts arrived in Australia on the First Fleet. With them came horses animal migrants forming the germ of an alternate breeding operation. Initially, land and convict labor were abundant and cheap enough to nullify the opportunity costs of horse breeding in...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-142
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
.... Tony and I sit in his beige Nissan Sentra and we speculate about this band the Germs and the provocative lyr ics to such songs as Sex Boy and Ritchie Dagger s Crimes. What can they possibly mean? we asked ourselves, already al- most knowing. Muñoz faced an issue, though, noted in...
Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021612-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2161-2
... ­water is never stale and a door-h­ inge is never worm-­eaten means that constant motion prevents the inroads of germs and other organisms. To check up regularly on our work and in the proc­ ess develop a demo­cratic style of work, to fear neither criticism nor self-c­ riticism, and to apply such good...
Published: 06 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021582-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2158-2
... specificity of the ways those relationships make each individual sick. This practice is a radical departure from universal science and global health as it is currently constituted. An understanding of causality through entangle- ment decenters the germ and the job, both of which are so important to social...
Published: 24 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007395-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0739-5
... Lof- tus s Belarus Secret (1982, republished in 2010 as Amer i ca s Nazi Secret), Michael Christopher Carroll s Lab 257: The Disturbing Story of the Government s Secret Germ Laboratory (2004), and Kris Newby s Bitten: The Secret History of Lyme Disease and Biological Weapons (2019), as well as the...