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Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 18 March 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386582-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8658-2
Published: 15 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387800-036
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8780-0
Published: 01 January 1991
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9798-4
Series: Experimental futures : technological lives, scientific arts, anthropological voices
Published: 16 August 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391333-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9133-3
Published: 01 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... resonance hearing physiology acoustics anatomy of the ear ...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... acoustics physiology of audition construction acoustic illusions cocktail party effect ...
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... From the late seventeenth to the early twentieth century resonance was considered to be the key mechanism governing the physiology of pitch perception. The epistemological hegemony of resonance was, however, never stable, especially during the early nineteenth century when in the wake...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374824-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... This chapter gives overviews of two scientifically objective approaches to sounds: acoustics and the physiology of audition. It provides encapsulations of key notions such as the propagation, refraction, and reverberation of sound waves, frequency and pressure amplitude, the structure...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 12 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375203-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7520-3
... This chapter reassesses the feminist and critical claims that, after Prozac, pills have come to play too prominent a part in the treatment of depression. The chapter looks in detail at the pharmacokinetic characteristics of antidepressants: how they are physiologically absorbed, distributed...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 12 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375203-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7520-3
... of phantasy (and its relation to infancy and physiology). The centrality of the gut (particularly the stomach/belly) for the emergence of mind in Klein’s work is used to argue for the psychic nature of the organic interior. This chapter makes the case that feminist theory could be more directly engaged...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
...,” to consider the limitations and continuing relevance of these terms for sound studies. acoustic tableau soundscape breath voice audio-phonatory loop This chapter gives overviews of two scientifically objective approaches to sounds: acoustics and the physiology of audition. It provides...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375852-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7585-2
... in replicating practices of marginalization and economic accumulation. The conversation, importantly, also develops and extends Aimé Césaire’s “science of the word” and thinks through how storytelling and our physiologies are enmeshed—which Wynter understands through her assertion of human being as praxis...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373643-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... of the world’s life-forms. Domestically, bgi deploys official minzu categories that reinforce the national model of Han majority versus non-Han minorities. A Tibetan-Han DNA study looks for the “athlete gene” that may provide insights for developing therapies for Han people who lack this physiological...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 12 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7520-3
... are canvassed via Melanie Klein’s theory of phantasy (and its relation to infancy and physiology). The centrality of the gut (particularly the stomach/belly) for the emergence of mind in Klein’s work is used to argue for the psychic nature of the organic interior. This chapter makes the case that feminist...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 12 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7520-3
...Antidepressants This chapter reassesses the feminist and critical claims that, after Prozac, pills have come to play too prominent a part in the treatment of depression. The chapter looks in detail at the pharmacokinetic characteristics of antidepressants: how they are physiologically...
Book Chapter

By Aihwa Ong
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... for Han people who lack this physiological adaptation to living in oxygen-thin highlands. This preemptive focus on the biological capacitation of populations suggests that China’s scheme of official ethnicities is conceptualized as a diversified pool of genetic resources for the fortification of China’s...