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Published: 21 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389606-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8960-6
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By Matthew Chin
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 16 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5923-3
... HIV/AIDS health workers surveillance care poor Black men ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374480-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
... projects. However, the 2010–13 Senegalese health worker data retention strike made clear the importance of this labor, as it made explicit the implicit reciprocal trade relationship of data for funding in vertical global health fights. Appealing both to national and global representation, and astutely...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 16 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059233-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5923-3
... of sexual health took shape. Hierarchies of color, class, and gender structured these workers’ knowledge-making practices such that the same-gender-desiring subjects most associated with HIV/AIDS were poor and working-class Black men. HIV/AIDS health workers surveillance care poor Black men ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... workers, and officials surviving on art. Those whose health and future have been rendered uncertain are especially appreciative of a reliable salary. Although their pay does not match the best in the ngo and private sector, they have job security and pensions. Absenteeism and sick leave are rarely grounds...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
... by global health projects. However, the 2010–13 Senegalese health worker data retention strike made clear the importance of this labor, as it made explicit the implicit reciprocal trade relationship of data for funding in vertical global health fights. Appealing both to national and global representation...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... of government employees on antiretroviral therapy (ART) provide a unique perspective on the contemporary para-state. Dependent on external funding, and divested of many of its earlier functions, the state is still a highly valued employer, not least for soldiers, teachers, health workers, and officials...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 16 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5923-3
... on health care workers and examines how they navigated this epidemic through the dual imperatives of surveillance and care. The decisions that they made about what, how, and among whom they shared knowledge about their patients were consequential for individual and population well-being and for how...
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027393-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2739-3
... The introduction examines the discourses of health that Latinx cultural workers engage in their work. First, it elaborates how Latinx artists conceptualize health within a sociopolitical landscape shaped by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Personal...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... In this story, a young woman, Clarice, has just started her job as a social worker, and meets a mother of four children who has been hiding her youngest from case workers. Clarice determines that the mother is owed arrears for the child’s upkeep but then ends up in trouble with her supervisor...
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: 24 June 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059585-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5958-5
..., Mizrahi, and South and Southeast Asian workers. I suggest how worker and citizen narratives, Israeli laws, and private recruitment agencies comparatively gender and racialize migrant caregivers. I highlight throughout how the treatment of elderly Jewish Israelis as the paragon of vulnerability parallels...
Published: 15 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027393-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2739-3
... for their condition. In response, Latinx cultural workers seek to imagine radical health in the face of a diabetes epidemic. This chapter begins with some thoughts about how diabetes might inform our evaluation of theories of embodiment and risk (focusing in particular on Lauren Berlant's slow death and Rob Nixon's...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
...Rupture, Continuity The notion that mass screening and treatment of HIV could effectively end the epidemic has generated enthusiasm in global health. The strategy of “treatment as prevention” (TasP) is being experimented with in population trials even as it is being adopted by physicians...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... Commercial sex work is regulated in Dakar, and those women who are registered with the state must attend regular health checks at the state clinic. This chapter examines the history of policing, data gathering, and care practiced at the clinic and the integration of biomedical research into its...
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
...” in northeastern Brazil to explore the politics of institutionalized civil society participation in health governance. Told in three installments, this chapter traces the biography of a participatory health council through different periods of membership, leadership, and local government administrations. In doing...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
...Affective Wholes Commercial sex work is regulated in Dakar, and those women who are registered with the state must attend regular health checks at the state clinic. This chapter examines the history of policing, data gathering, and care practiced at the clinic and the integration...
Published: 23 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5924-0
... referential, utilitarian theory of language. The chapter traces the roots of Locke’s work on communicability in white supremacy, colonialism, and slavery and how it positioned white, European, elite men as embodying communicability, even as women, workers, and racialized populations could barely aspire...
Published: 24 June 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059585-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5958-5
... Chapter 2 examines how the state and employers treat migrant caregivers as intimate members of the family and “foreign” interlopers excluded from a Zionist future. While their treatment as national helpers reinvigorating the nation and workers performing exceptionally intimate labors enables...
Published: 05 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7335-3
... civil society participation in health governance. Told in three installments, this chapter traces the biography of a participatory health council through different periods of membership, leadership, and local government administrations. In doing so, it juxtaposes the normative assumptions of narratives...