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Camera Obscura (1981) 3 (1 (7)): 128–135.
Published: 01 May 1981
...Stephen Grosz; Bruce McAuley Healthcaring From Our End ofthe Speculum Self-Health and Healthcaring Stephen Grosx and Bruce McAuky Self-Health (1974) and Healthcuring (1976) are two important films that present a feminist perspective on women’s health. Both films combine...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (2 (50)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Kirsten Ostherr Contagion and the Boundaries of the Visible: The Cinema of World Health Kirsten Ostherr World Health and the Dialectics of Visibility and Invisibility Even a cursory glance at contemporary US film and television reveals a cultural obsession with contagious...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 1–9.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., regarding what we see as some of the most significant questions facing studies of reality television, especially the specific studies dealing with health, housewives, “hot bodies,” and “hoochie mamas” that are included in “Project Reality TV.” Lynne Joyrich is professor of modern culture and media...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 244–246.
Published: 01 May 1992
... completing her third year of medical school and is beginning her dissertation on the history of East African women’s health development and family planning programs. Brian Driscoll is systems and media programmer for the Dartmouth Medical School Interactive Media Laboratory. He developed the...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 4–19.
Published: 01 January 1992
... medicine are attempting to manage them. A model is provided by the media savvy and technological sophistication of such groups as ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power), the National Black Women’s Health Project, and WHAM (Women’s Health Action Mobilization); their highly visual and theatrical...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 18–54.
Published: 01 May 1992
... kills about 46,000 US women each year. Why this federal desig- nation of the DOD as guardian of women’s health? This conflation of defense against disease and national defense is more than a little disturbing. Indeed, recent events suggest that, when the military has considered women at all...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 156–177.
Published: 01 January 1992
... this country in the past year. In 1991, roughly 175,000 women will discover that they have breast cancer. And the numbers, inexplicably, keep going up. With roots in both the feminist health movement of the 70s, which urged and enabled women to learn about their bodies and become active...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 290–291.
Published: 01 January 1992
... several AIDS education videos including We Care and Women and AIDS (for The Gay Men’s Health Crisis). Her recently completed dissertation, Re-Mediating AIDS: The Politics of Com- munity Produced Media, considers the representation of AIDS in the main- stream media, as well as the impact of...
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Camera Obscura (1981) 3 (1 (7)): 3–5.
Published: 01 May 1981
... recent work and to the scope of his contribution to film theory. In a review of two important films that have come out of the women’s movement, Self-Health and Healthcaring, Stephen Grosz and Bruce McAuley argue that the “alternative” medicine proposed by these...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 240–243.
Published: 01 May 1992
.... Disadvantages include the high cost and the relative unfamiliarity of many health care providers with MRI. The final modality discussed is ultrasound and doppler ultrasound. These techniques have less spatial resolution than either CT scans or MRI, but images can be obtained very quickly. The...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 4–17.
Published: 01 May 1992
... agents included the health care industry, public health agencies, communities, and patients. Many public health media campaigns were directed at women, either in their practical role as domestic caregivers or in their metaphorical role as deceptive carriers of hidden...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 91–129.
Published: 01 May 1992
... and the US Public Health Service (USPHS) contracted with the Public Health Film Company for the film’s addi- tional use in commercial theaters. In order “to protect the films from misuse,” ASHA copyrighted them and the USPHS stipulated screening conditions “to safeguard the...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (3 (36)): 154.
Published: 01 September 1995
... century. Deborah R. Grayson is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Rochester. She is currently working on a book manuscript on Black women, health, and beauty culture. Joy James teaches feminism and political theory in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (3 (57)): 125–155.
Published: 01 December 2004
...), to the local health club’s aerobic classes, and to the dry cleaners. Transi- tioning between these locations, she remains cocooned inside her automobile. The insular effect of Carol’s mode of travel is accentu- ated by one of the repeated visual tropes of the film: slow-motion, telephoto shots of...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 41–69.
Published: 01 May 2015
...- tions between one’s current body mass index and a diverse range of potential  illnesses and health problems — heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, osteoarthritis, and, of course, death itself.1 Obesity slides between what one is and what one may become, between the actual and the actuarial...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 125–133.
Published: 01 May 2013
... numerous areas — health care (Healthright), publishing (the Feminist Press), radio (Radio Free Women), and even restaurants (Mother Courage). Filmmak- ing was just one arena in which feminist action took place, but it became a significant one in several ways. An upsurge in femi- nist filmmaking...
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Camera Obscura (1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 242–243.
Published: 01 December 1982
..., Bruce and Stephen Grosz Self-Health and Healthcarirg. Vol. 3, no. 7; pp. 129-135 Metz, Christian Metaphor/Metonymy, or the Imaginary Referent. Vol. 3, no. 7; pp. 43-65 Mieville, Anne-Marie and Jean-Luc Godard Frarrcr/Tour/Detour/Two/ChildvPrr.Vol. 3, no. 89-10; pp. 61-72...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 20–77.
Published: 01 January 1992
... problem, and track change. To accomplish these functions, public health surveillance of illness and disease typically wants to know two things: who gets sick and how they get sick, thus yielding the classification of each case of disease into a “risk group” and a “mode of exposure” (or in the...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (1 (94)): 33–61.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... The series conflates narrative resolution with policy solution. Drawing on the techniques of social marketing and its consumerist ethos, the tele- vision series depicts behavior change as necessary for preserving the health of the individual and the heteronormative family, and it relies on...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 212–241.
Published: 01 May 1994
... companies such as Wyeth- Ayerst use the “network for women’’ to boost birth control pills and replacement hormone therapy, which can have deleterious effects on women’s health, the insidious nature of this type of corporate address becomes clear. A Healthy...