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By Kelly Ray Knight
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7518-0
... women and drug use welfare reform prenatal substance exposure child custody family ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375180-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7518-0
... and adoption out to strangers. women and drug use welfare reform prenatal substance exposure child custody family ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375180-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7518-0
... debts owed on daily-rent hotels rooms created social and physical relations that were unstable. Everyone was seeking something to consume (drugs, food, money for the rent), and constant insecurity bred specific forms of vulnerability. For the women in the daily-rent hotels these forms of vulnerability...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375180-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7518-0
... of the daily-rent hotels, increased criminalization of the drug-sex economy and rapid gentrification were closing in on addicted, pregnant women, who sought survival and stability. The radical availability of suffering at this site made its ethnographic study a form of social science vulturism. While...
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By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
.... Finally, the section examines how the life-saving, life-manipulating, life-prioritizing, and profit-making purposes of cure bolster, oppose, trump, and provide cover for one another, using as an example the pharmaceutical history of the drug eflornithine, which both cures the fatal central African disease...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 12 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7520-3
... and adolescents. It examines an important pair of conceptual commitments that frame these debates: that antidepressants are ineffective, and that antidepressants are risky. Using Derrida’s notion of the pharmakon (“drug,” “medicine,” “remedy,” “poison”), the chapter argues against the critical desire for remedies...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 12 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375203-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7520-3
... This chapter examines recent debates about the adverse effects of antidepressant use in children and adolescents. It examines an important pair of conceptual commitments that frame these debates: that antidepressants are ineffective, and that antidepressants are risky. Using Derrida’s notion...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-060
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... from male perspectives. The group of women quoted in this selection belonged to elite landowning families and were interviewed in the mid-1990s, when they were in their sixties to eighties. They recalled their own lives as children, the memories of their mothers and grandmothers, and everyday life...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
..., Sunday in the park or plaza is a chance to meet a suitor, stroll at leisure with women friends, or picnic with family. 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...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
..., on 22 July, in the midst of a firefight with the army, they were separated from the others. They were then taken captive and interrogated under torture. Thanks above all to Chingolo, who was better informed, the military used them to uncover various caches and documents of the guerrilla at their base...