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Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 05 June 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390794-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9079-4
Series: New Americanists
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398387-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9838-7
Published: 01 January 1986
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399544-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9954-4
Published: 01 January 1986
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399544-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9954-4
Series: Constitutional Conflicts
Published: 31 July 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381945-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8194-5
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389675-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8967-5
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381617-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8161-7
Published: 02 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383413-029
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8341-3
Book Chapter

By Liisa H. Malkki
Published: 17 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7536-4
... loneliness old age neediness denigration of craft domesticity crafting ...
Series: Sinotheory
Published: 05 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059066-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5906-6
... and in fact a survival strategy, and he urges all bottoms to let go of the values of the old age of romantic persuasion, such as modesty, subtlety, and artifice and replace them with exuberant appreciation of their partners’ sexual organs. Although the age of sexual persuasion is marked by verbal excess...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373056-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... In the context of population aging, anxieties about old age are underpinned by contested moral ideologies about claiming and enacting responsibility for the oldest generations. In Poland, such contestations involve complex historical reckonings in which the socialist past’s legacy looms large...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375500-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
.... Medicare policies are instrumental to the ways seniors experience old age and dying and everyone else experiences what to need, want, and expect from medicine. standards of care treatment practices ethical choices aging society sociology of dying ...
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375364-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7536-4
.... loneliness old age neediness denigration of craft domesticity crafting ...
Series: Singles
Published: 11 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027645-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2764-5
... The book's introduction places “Old Town Road” in context as a singular chart phenomenon and considers its value as both a piece of music and a pop artifact. An opening anecdote from a grade-school gymnasium reveals the depth of popularity of Lil Nas X's song with audiences of all ages...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... undergoes the third transformation and becomes standard for everyone; then, in the fourth transformative move, it becomes necessary. Reimbursement legitimates which interventions should be employed to treat which conditions. Medicare policies are instrumental to the ways seniors experience old age and dying...
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... the public good, and the corporate and state sectors exempt themselves from responsibility for remedying social conditions or providing prevention and treatment at reasonable cost. HIV risk individualism In the context of population aging, anxieties about old age are underpinned by contested...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-129
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... In recent decades, cocaine traffcking and the U.S.-promoted War on Drugs in the Andes have stigmatized the coca leaf in public awareness. But in the hilly, subtropical Yungas region of La Paz, the cultivation of coca is an age-old activity with deep cultural roots. The ethnographic work...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375500-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... This chapter shows how the press for new technologies in U.S. health care complicates the goals of medical practice in our aging society. It examines three types of treatment—the implantable cardiac defibrillator, kidney dialysis, and liver transplantation—to reveal how technological innovations...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-089
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Sergio Almaraz Paz (1928–68) began his political activities as a young man in the “Liberty Study Center” run by Angélica Ascui, an important middle-class activist linked to anarchist and feminist causes. He entered the Revolutionary Left Party ( pir ) and then, in 1950, at the age of twenty-two...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... Brezhnev is remembered as a shuffling old man clinging to power past his time, but in his early years he was a vigorous player of the Kremlin power sweepstakes. Brezhnev consolidated his rule by removing hard-line opponents, sidelining Premier Aleksei Kosygin and his limited economic reforms...