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Published: 04 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375098
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003335-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0333-5
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383321-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8332-1
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399957-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9995-7
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382508-104
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8250-8
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
..., and blood sugars as sites of diagnosis and treatment. Morals of individual responsibility and addiction filter into ideas and practices surrounding obesity, and disease categories collapse weight gain into other pathologies along specific relational lines. For some clinicians, diets could shore up...
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By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... not connected to cure and of the differences and similarities between gender transition and weight loss surgery. The book ends with the image of a thirty-acre pocket of restored tallgrass prairie made up of millions of interdependent beings and the possibility that all these contradictions could be as...
Published: 05 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374480-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
... manipulated. They are politically useful, yet their political weight rests upon their claim to represent (in aggregate) actual people. The chapter juxtaposes evidence from research on maternal death in southeastern Africa with an analysis of the assumptions built into statistical models of maternal mortality...
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374299-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7429-9
... This chapter looks at São Paulo’s neighborhood organizations. In examining their weight within the political conjunctures, their relationships with union organizations, and their engagement in the broader struggles of workers in that period, it seeks to overcome the dichotomy, all too common in...
Published: 18 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373629-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7362-9
... In this essay Solomon-Godeau argues that the carefully staged photographs of torture at Abu Ghraib function as spectacle. Despite this and their digital production, they still carry the weight of truth, of capturing something horrible. This essay explores the various ways race, class, gender...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373568-042
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7356-8
... Part V, “Building the Road They're Walking,” examines how women are striving to safeguard their gains. Interviewees are candid about the fact that key political offices carry great symbolic weight. However, cultural norms persist, particularly within rural communities and among the older...
Published: 22 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375357-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
... globally emerging infertility epidemic called polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), which is linked to weight gain and diabetes. ...
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
... desires that sparked India’s collective weight gain. It maps historical and literary portraits of fatness in India and details how globesity presumes a national vulnerability through comparisons of bodies experiencing newfound prosperity. Claims of obesity’s emergence in India impelled physicians to...
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
... bodily threat. Metabolism in this chapter is commercially gendered, through the sciences of food processing and food adulteration. On one hand, because many packaged foods were snacks, physicians and nutritionists derided them for being unhealthy and causing weight gain. On the other hand, their aseptic...
Published: 05 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
... manipulated. They are politically useful, yet their political weight rests upon their claim to represent (in aggregate) actual people. The chapter juxtaposes evidence from research on maternal death in southeastern Africa with an analysis of the assumptions built into statistical models of maternal mortality...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-083
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... freedom from imperialism while simultaneously ushering in socialism. The por —led by Guillermo Lora, the principal author of this “thesis,” and by the trade-union representative Juan Lechín—carried great weight within the fstmb , and the Pulacayo document functioned as the organization’s guiding light...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
.... Beloved, when the Holy Ghost comes, He brings the well of salvation and rivers of living water. “And it came to pass, as the camels had done drinking, that the man took a gold earring of half a shekel weight and two bracelets for her hands of ten shekels weight of gold.” Praise God. This is what...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... incitement to care, for such masters as are influenced more by selfishness than by any principle of -hu manity. . . . It is true, slavery is hard of itself. I have at the moment that I write the present memorial a feeling of all its weight, that ought to make an impres- sion on the mind of every...
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By Zoë H. Wool
Published: 04 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8