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Published: 08 August 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387343
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8734-3
Published: 20 August 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385226-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8522-6
...PART I Overcoming Resistance: Constructing Alternative Sociotechnical Networks 1 Designing Technology and Masculinity: Challenging the Invisibility of Male Reproductive Bodies in Scientific Medicine...
Published: 01 January 1993
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9845-5
... Appendix 1 Original Faculty of the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Services, 1930-19311 Frederick Vernon Altvater, Intern in Hospital Administration *Edwin Pascal...
Published: 05 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384342-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8434-2
... marilia coutinho Tropical Medicine in Brazil the case of chagas’ disease or some reason, northerners tend to be more frightened of Chagas’ Fdisease than of other tropical diseases.∞ Perhaps it is because of the disease’s silent onset; it manifests itself...
Published: 25 October 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382546-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8254-6
...CHAPTER XV Concerning the observances ofthese Indian behiques,91 and how they practice medicine and teach the people, and in their medicinal cures they are often deceived92 Allor the majority of the people of the Island of Hispaniola have many zemis 93 of various sorts. Some contain the...
Published: 13 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394839-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9483-9
...3. On Swelling: Slavery, Social Science, and Medicine in the Nineteenth Century alejandra bronfman By the time it was published in 1922, Antropología y patología comparada de los negros esclavos (Comparative anthropology and pathology of black slaves) had survived a long and mostly...
Published: 13 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394839-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9483-9
... part ii Modernity and Tradition in the Making 5. Slave Poison/Slave Medicine: The Persistence of Obeah in Early Nineteenth-Century Martinique john savage It is a little known fact of French literary history that perhaps the greatest author in the national canon...
Published: 17 November 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385028-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8502-8
... ANNETINE C. GELIJNS JOSHUA GRAFF ZIVIN RICHARD R. NELSON n Uncertainty and Technological Change in Medicine At the heart of Kenneth Arrow’s...
Published: 17 November 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385028-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8502-8
... WILLIAM M. SAGE n The Lawyerization of Medicine By my rough estimate, nearly as many Americans possess both medical and law degrees as there are practicing attorneys in Japan. To be sure, this artfully phrased factoid omits important...
Published: 26 June 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390886-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9088-6
... 1 PLEASURE CONSUMING MEDICINE An Introduction My drugs require me to dance with no fewer than ten thousand people at a time. DAVID HALPERIN...
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390022-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9002-2
... 1 hygiene and the ‘‘indian problem’’ Ethnicity and Medicine in the Early Twentieth Century This chapter examines the proposals of two Bolivian doctors, Jaime Mendoza and Néstor Morales, for improving the health of the native...
Published: 27 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393252-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9325-2
...Conceptual Blind Spots, Media Blindfolds The Case of SARS and Traditional Chinese Medicine Marta E. Hanson Despite its near daily coverage of the epidemic of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) from mid-March to the end of June 2003, the U.S. media were silent about one key...
Published: 25 September 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391111-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9111-1
... themselves visvis other particulars.—g. w. f. hegel, The Jena System 4. Incorporating Immunity, or The Defensive Poetics of Modern Medicine Citing Immunity, or Humoral Description Until 1883, when Élie Metchnikoff definitively links immunity to...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391258-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9125-8
... Adele E. Clarke, Jennifer Ruth Fosket, Laura Mamo, Jennifer R. Fishman, and Janet K. Shim 2 / Charting (Bio)Medicine and (Bio)Medicalization in the United States, 1890–Present ​n earlier incarnation of this table was developed by  A all the editors and...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391258-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9125-8
... Adele E. Clarke 3 / From the Rise of Medicine to Biomedicalization U.S. Healthscapes and Iconography, circa 1890–Present What these things have in common is loquaciousness: they give rise to an astonishing amount of talk. We are interested in how talk and...
Published: 01 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387633-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8763-3
... 7 Health Planning and Community Medicine in the 1970s Gaps in Coverage in 1975 In its tenth year Medicaid could boast of multiple accomplishments. The long-running disparity...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386865-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8686-5
...6 Other Professions medicine Lawyers are not the only unhappy profession; nationwide, dissatisfaction among doctors is widespread and growing.∞ Just as university professors complain of excessive accountability and erosion of tenure, physicians complain with particular...
Published: 03 April 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388005-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8800-5
... 4. Promise and Fetish Genomic Facts and Personalized Medicine, or Life Is a Business Plan In outlining the history of the discovery and functional elucidation of transfer rna (trna), Hans-Jörg Rheinberger argues that the material culture in which experimental biology is situated...
Published: 24 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390107-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9010-7
...The Mangle of Practice and   the Practice of Chinese Medicine A Case Study from Nineteenth-Century China volker scheid At the dawn of the twenty-first century, Chinese medicine has become a global medical system employed worldwide by physicians in more than 120 countries...
Published: 21 March 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389705-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8970-5
... anna powell god’s own medicine Religion and Parareligion in U.K. Goth Culture Religion seems destined to transform itself rather than disappear. —Emile Durkheim Religion is unlikely to tumble any time soon, or...