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Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383321-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8332-1
... 6. Worth Its Weight: Brazilian Modernist Fiction } for davi arrigucci jr., who inspired it At this point in the twentieth century, it would be unwise to begin writing on contemporary Brazilian fiction without...
... part three  The Weight of the Night The Furies of the Andes Violence and Terror in the Chilean Revolution and Counterrevolution peter winn For roughly one thousand days, from 1970 to 1973, the Chilean Left tried to pioneer a nonviolent road...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399957-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9995-7
... Virgilio Piiiera: On the Weight of the Insular Flesh Because the past is written in code, in a language always permanently about to be lost, the gay critic is like a scholar of ancient Ugaritic-the one who recuperates a trembling historical...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003335-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0333-5
Published: 04 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375098
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382508-104
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8250-8
... WEIGHTS, MEASURES, AND CURRENCY Weights, measures, and currency units varied by time and place. The fol• lowing values are only approximations. Weights and Measures arroba: weight, about 25.3 pounds, or 11.5 kilograms fanega...
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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: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391258-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9125-8
... weight loss.2 I use the case of weight loss surgery to analyze both the biomedicalization of obe- sity and, more significantly, the relationship between biomedical failure and moral discourses of health and illness.3 I argue that the case of failed weight loss surger- ies allows us to see...
Book: B Jenkins
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392675-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9267-5
...la niña de los peines off-edge a delicate weight. breath and the load shifted. the arabesque chord was acid. her throat was torqued and small. her dance floor was a point it’s a little alone booble knows that a wave is a touch and swallow, come back as laughing on a secret painting...
Published: 01 January 2004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8559-2
... 3 Female Cranial Capacity Compared to Male 51 4 Brachycephaly by Race and Sex 51 5 Dolichocephaly by Race and Sex 51 6 Brain Weight by Sex 52 7 Brain Weight by Body Weight and Sex 52 8 Age of Onset of Menstruation 55 9 White Hair by Age and Sex 56 10 Baldness by Age and Sex 57...
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 Fred Moten
Book: B Jenkins
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392675-067
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9267-5
... if she’d’a strayed. that stay against walking had to fall. the heavy weight of that black thang shattered: that buzz underneath muhal by mcbee, that wide- ass tie from mr. b’s, that secret password in the name of mr...
Published: 09 August 1985
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382959-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8295-9
... mans bowels somethin terrible well boys it just naturally killed that arthuritis lost me some weight too and I still tie thesehyar brooms pretty good ...
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...
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By Zoë H. Wool
Published: 04 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
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By Zoë H. Wool
Published: 04 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
Book Chapter

By Zoë H. Wool
Published: 04 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
Book Chapter

By Zoë H. Wool
Published: 04 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
Book Chapter

By Zoë H. Wool
Published: 04 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8
Book Chapter

By Zoë H. Wool
Published: 04 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7509-8