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Published: 31 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007517-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0751-7
...8H5N1 and the Aesthetics of Biosecurity From Danger to Risk Limor Samimian- Darash In the winter of 2012, I received a phone call from William Law, a member of the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (nsabb), who had shared information and insights with me during my fieldwork on...
Published: 17 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375364-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7536-4
Published: 31 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007517-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0751-7
... educational campaigns to raise awareness about danger among the general public. Instilling a collective ethos of risk management is a specific objective of the Caja s resettlement program. Caja staff refer to this as a pro cess of sensibilización. Although no direct translation exists, the adjec- tive...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009214-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0921-4
... analy sis of their be hav ior no longer falls under the previous rule. 2. The inherent danger. Labor, in par tic u lar industrial labor, occurs in an artificial setting in conditions that the worker has not determined. This set- ting entails specific risks and heightened dangers. And, as the courts...
Published: 18 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007159-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0715-9
... difficulties are not in- consequential but pose important ethical questions about the uneven burden of risk that can arise from open and experimental ethico- political approaches, where the consequences of particular experiments are more dangerous for some actors than others. The Importance of Mediation...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021261-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2126-1
... in his wu da pian Golden Harvest films as the most dynamic of his career. The organization of Chan s films for Golden Harvest allowed him greater control over the production process but forced him to take increasingly dangerous risks to ensure fund- ing for future productions. Chan s work in this...
Published: 15 May 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0921-4
... Foucault s, the sociologist Robert Castel contributed to this collective research enterprise with the 1981 publication of his La Gestion des risques, a study on the displacement of dangerousness by risk in the man- agement of psychiatric patients.9 But it was undoubtedly Ewald who delivered the most...
Published: 10 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009153-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0915-3
... Foucault s (1988b, 281) ac- count of sexuality as roaming danger begins to take hold of information and images to enclose sexuality in figures of trauma and risk. By representing the pedophile on- screen from the start, his accrued aura of virtuality is transferred onto a series of images freighted with...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009214-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0921-4
... PART II Universal Insurance against Risk The solution to this conflict of responsibilities (if indeed we can speak in terms of solutions at all), which questioned the hitherto dominant approach to the regulation of society, would be found neither in liberal rationality nor in an appeal to its...
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374183-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7418-3
... This chapter shows how the emergence of risk as a technique of urban government leads to novel formations of citizenship and subjectivity and thereby shapes the terrain of political engagement for settlers of the urban periphery. It is through categories of vitality, vulnerability, and...
Published: 20 August 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386377-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8637-7
... (mostly out) of the country. Yet unlike other processors, its main function seemed to be to limit rather than to increase the flow of knowl- edge. It hadn t take long for me to forget all about that dark, dangerous world I had expected to find when I traveled up into the highlands. My initial sense of...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007357-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0735-7
... bodies were an unwelcome intrusion and that their presence meant that the per for mance could not continue precisely because it would be dangerous to do so. At this moment, the risks of being a young Black woman performing sensuality were very real. While attending diff er ent house parties in Durban...
Published: 16 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012641-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1264-1
... carefully wiped my face of any expression what some in the hard- of- hearing world call dead face when he repeatedly affirmed how much he and the department wanted to sup- port me because, no offense, I was an at- risk student. I paused, wondering if I had earned this designation simply by being a Black...
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... other. This raises questions about the relationship between responsibility and power and the limits of corporate social responsibility. My case studies show that while employees are increasingly burdened with personal responsibility and risk, the law of limited liability protects companies from being...
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By Eben Kirksey
Published: 02 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374800-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7480-0
... wild encounters. Amid situations of heightened risk and danger, concerned citizens are cultivating quiet forms of wildness, instructing casual visitors about interspecies politeness and tact. Monkey advocates and legions of online activists are defending the autonomy of these primates. Animal...
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374183-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7418-3
... state be held responsible for foreseeing future dangers and protecting life from potential harm. Representations of the victims and of the events themselves continue to reinforce the constitutive relationship between political authority and foresight in Colombia, which underpins the emergence of risk as...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009214-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0921-4
... had to be paid to transform workers into owners of capital: one now represented, thanks to the new law, by their own bodies. Risk and Danger The definition of the fixed rate of compensation doubtless brought with it the princi ple of professional risk; yet this was not enough to make it practicable...
Published: 30 October 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377436-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7743-6
... credit ex- pansion becomes dangerously destabilizing. As each successive at- tempted credit contraction is successfully counteracted with engi- neered stimulus, the economy is pushed into a state of ever greater crisis refrain 73 indebtedness, presenting the risk of a still more violent contraction in...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009214-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0921-4
... Cousin, Victor, 7 created risk, 151, 188 89 criminality, 33, 92 94, 100; insurance as a cause of, 109 10 criminal responsibility, 42, 44 Crisis of Democracy, xviii Crozier, Michel, xviii, 224n21 danger, 148 50, 197 202 Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen (1789), 1, 5, 13, 26, 87...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009214-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0921-4
... diff er ent from the concept of risk used in civil law or con temporary language. 5 What then is a risk? In everyday language, the term risk is taken as a synonym of danger, peril, or an unfortunate event that could befall someone. It designates an objective threat. In insurance, risk designates...