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Published: 11 September 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377276-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7727-6
Published: 07 June 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004493-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0449-3
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
... Chapter 4 asks how metabolism is diagnosable and treatable, through the sciences of diabetology, nutrition, and surgical amputation. It is concerned with absorption between persons and clinics. Ethnographically, it is anchored in the clinic and works through substances like calories, insulin...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... Disability is a central concern in Junot Díaz’s work. His characters’ bodies show the effects of poor nutrition, addiction, overwork, inadequate housing, and cancer. The stories “Ysrael” and “No Face,” from Drown, depict a young boy in the Dominican Republic whose face is disfigured after a pig...
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
... companies to fortify foods with “extra” nutritional additives that could help prevent chronic disease. Packaged foods opened up new possibilities to keep families healthy, while tightening relations between the home and the corporation. This raises questions about what it means to absorb food provided by an...
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
... when does it mean life?” as well as questions about method and narrative, such as “How might we account for the complexity of vital substances, while staying close to the thoroughly human elements of appetite, nutrition, and illness?” It contrasts ideas of being a metabolism from having a metabolism...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-092
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... long as they do not believe in aids denialism. It should put an end to the arguments that we have in South Africa over hiv/aids  —­we should be united! 2. end deaths in prisons—­provide treatment, nutrition and prevention! People in prison (inmates) who are sick must be...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... creating progressive political imaginaries. Disability is a central concern in Junot Díaz’s work. His characters’ bodies show the effects of poor nutrition, addiction, overwork, inadequate housing, and cancer. The stories “Ysrael” and “No Face,” from Drown, depict a young boy in the Dominican...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-060
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... formal medical training in nursing and maternity care, most worked with practical training in first aid and nutrition. The auxiliary performed benevolent community work and pro- vided public health services to black neighborhoods, specializing in infant health and home care and in some localities...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-061
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... appearance in long cowled white robes or green nursing uniforms. Although some of the Black Cross Nurses had formal medical training in nursing and maternity care, most worked with practical training in first aid and nutrition. The auxiliary performed benevolent community work and pro- vided public...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... continue to intensify our own campaign against aids, including: • a sustained public awareness campaign encouraging safe sex and the use of condoms; • a better focused programme targeted at the reduction and elimination of poverty and the improvement of the nutritional standards of our...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374817-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7481-7
... has disregarded any com- plaints of the Inuit, arguing that any negative health effects can be attributed to poor nutrition.8 Apparently, again, Native peoples do not qualify as human beings. Similarly, at the First People of Color Environmental Justice Summit in Washington, D.C., in...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374817-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7481-7
Book Chapter

By Nancy Rose Hunt
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... in colonial Africa, aiming at sleeping sickness, leprosy, safe childbirth, venereal disease, infant nutrition, and kwashiorkor. These aspects earned the Belgian regime much praise, though criticisms for its “paternalist” orientation also followed.52 The relative prosperity of the colonized...
Published: 11 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394587-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9458-7
... counterfeit drugs are found all over the world, and people in devel- oping countries are particularly at risk.63 Those in the developed world find these fatal incidents shocking mostly because they have taken commodities for granted. Would any parent doubt the nutritional value of a beautifully...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
... or Belgian colonial institutes. Ultimately, Ryckmans cast doubt over the “pes- simistic impressions,” since other causes could be battled “through means we do have,” that is, intensifying medical occupation, fighting venereal disease, and promoting moral, economic, nutritional, and hygienic...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-083
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0