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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Chua Beng Huat The 2003 epidemic Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) tested the ability of several states in East Asia to keep it under control; this essay chronicles the steps taken by the Singapore government. Once the epidemic broke through confinement in hospitals into the community...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 55–68.
Published: 01 March 2021
... and simulations. The article addresses the data diagrams that describe and predict, advise and control actions during the pandemic. The authors argue that these curves and simulations are also crucial epistemic and aesthetic occurrences that produce the long tale of the epidemic as it pertains to a variety...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 31–50.
Published: 01 March 2005
...George E. Marcus Many of the regions of the globe where anthropologists have traditionally worked are now places overtaken by extreme forms of social and political disorder – epidemics, ethnic violence, the dissolution of state apparatuses – necessitating the intervention of supranational forms...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 80–91.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Cera Y. J. Tan Abstract Taking as a starting point the challenge of containing the spread of epidemics, this article provides an oblique critique of the connections between biopolitics and contact tracing. Aligning the question of biopolitical strategies with epidemiology, the article follows...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 102–113.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Brooks's 2006 blockbuster novel World War Z —which was modeled on the 2003 SARS outbreak (Brooks 2006 ). That an authoritarian Chinese regime would incubate the epidemic, concealing the data on airborne human-to-human transmission until it was too late should not have been surprising. Nor the futility...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 March 2021
... . 2020 . “ The Invention of an Epidemic .” European Journal of Psychoanalysis . www.journal-psychoanalysis.eu/coronavirus-and-philosophers/ (accessed August 14 , 2020 ). Foucault Michel . 2006 . The History of Madness . London : Routledge . Fukuyama Francis . 1992...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 296–299.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., he notes, is now an “incurable global epidemic,” 3 seen in revived nationalist mythmaking. From Thomas More’s ideal city-state utopia, says Bauman, we have shifted to personalized and privatized dreams, now negated once more by nostalgic retrotopias. The future is no longer the site of hope, which...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 92–101.
Published: 01 March 2021
... security, epidemics, medical crises, mass extinctions, relentless technological change . . . This is the world we live in. This is the world we have always lived in. Which isn't normal at all. And it won't get back to the normal 2019 ever. And was 2019 normal? In what way was it normal? No new...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 175–202.
Published: 01 July 2007
... a normal illness.” 5 It is thinking about HIV/AIDS as “normal” that is central; for normal means unstigmatized. In Russia today, with the beginning of a public awareness of an HIV/AIDS epidemic especially amongst young, heterosexual women, there are such moves toward “normalization.” The “Miss...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 90–94.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of fleshly abandonment, and creates in her a real lust for silks, velvets, and precious stones. Instead of differentiating women, this morbid mania, which, by apelike imitation, is overtaking all of them like an epidemic, makes them all equal and has a leveling effect on their seductive powers. Just take...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 145–149.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., that fight is intensified. COVID-19 racism affects rest reparation Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 References Agamben Giorgio . 2020 . “ The Invention of an Epidemic .” In “Coronavirus and Philosophers,” special section in the European Journal of Psychoanalysis...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 431–444.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... The epidemic of value described in The Transparency of Evil allows for a situation in which the technological and the sexual can be so irreversibly confused (in the sex crimes of Villa Vortex , woman has genuinely become machine, thereby realizing the ambiguous promise of pornography, one of Baudrillard's...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... rather than life, was revived in the 1980s and 1990s, with drastic consequences for the incarcerated Haitian refugees and the broader Haitian diaspora. AIDS contamination narratives attributed the US epidemic to infected Haitian bodies. For example, in 1982 a US National Cancer Institute researcher...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 March 2014
... brains on an epidemic scale” (a “mental virus” due to the viral nature and instantaneous transmission of the media and information networks) ( Baudrillard 2002 : 171), could we now see the particular form of food poisoning, the deadly diarrhea, and the incontinence similarly linked to the escapades...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 49–76.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., could not be stretched to cover this expanded range of targets, particularly as epidemics themselves receded from the American imagination after the Great Influenza of 1918 had run its course. Moreover, restrictions on immigration were firmly in place by the 1930s, making the specter of foreign “empires...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 198–215.
Published: 01 July 2018
... to the epidemic of unarmed black men killed by police officers. This article argues that we are witnessing a reemergence of race as a socially and politically significant discourse, and that this discourse is appearing largely in the arena of culture. I track the resurgence of this discourse about race...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 339–352.
Published: 01 November 2005
... on the threat of the SARS epidemic: “Psychosis is no way to govern”. If such an assertion might be correct in peacetime, it is totally devoid of meaning in wartime and especially in a terrorist and anti-terrorist war. If you need convincing, just listen to this recent statement by the Israeli Transport...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 37–47.
Published: 01 March 2021
.... Recognition of irreducible entanglement, Haraway ( 2016 : 114) argues, can thus trigger a form of “viral response-ability” that “infect[s] processes and practices that might yet ignite epidemics of multispecies recuperation and maybe even flourishing on terra in ordinary time and places.” Entanglements...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 345–357.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Zealand, Australia, Tanzania, and the United States compare experiences negotiating race and ethnicity, cultural expectations and challenges, as well as connections forged on bases as diverse as ongoing white supremacist movements, the international AIDS epidemic, and the Zulu Nationalist gestures...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 69–79.
Published: 01 March 2021
... there in the field,” says Fang Fang, “I'm living in the field! The entire city of Wuhan is where this is happening! I am one of nine million victims of this epidemic” (February 28). But this living experience (“recording what I hear and see”) “isn't intended as a vessel for grand narratives” (February 28). Living...