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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... blood medicine—as sites of biopolitical contestation, I examine the process by which these Haitian refugees' blood became the site of international anxieties over legal sovereignty, biopolitics, citizenship, and reproductive rights. This article places the asylum process and the HIV antibody blood test...
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Published: 01 July 2006
Plate 4: Shifa Pharmaceutical Plant, Sudan , August 20, 1998, “US Military Strike on a Chemical Weapons Plant.” The US government inaccurately thought the pharmaceutical plant was producing chemical weapons for Osama bin Laden. “The El-Shifa pharmaceutical plant had raised Sudanese medicinal More
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 40–50.
Published: 01 March 2018
... gesture with mass reproduction and industrial fabrication. My overall subject is how science, technology, and medicine affect both the body and the mind: how they represent, idealize, and stereotype us—and how they change us. In the 1980s I analyzed the sensorial body through sculptural form. Looking...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 327–344.
Published: 01 July 2012
... also draw on my previous research on reproductive technology and ongoing organ-trafficking fieldwork. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 egg trade gray zones ethnography narrative work Developments in reproductive medicine have made it possible for many people with reproductive...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 175–202.
Published: 01 July 2007
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 245–254.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Plate 4: Shifa Pharmaceutical Plant, Sudan , August 20, 1998, “US Military Strike on a Chemical Weapons Plant.” The US government inaccurately thought the pharmaceutical plant was producing chemical weapons for Osama bin Laden. “The El-Shifa pharmaceutical plant had raised Sudanese medicinal...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 55–62.
Published: 01 March 2018
... uses been found for it. It was used for dental fillings, and now its noncorrosiveness and electrical conductibility make it useful in precision electronic instruments and space equipment. Today 12 percent of the gold produced is used in electronics, medicine, and dentistry; 10 percent is kept as backup...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 283–306.
Published: 01 July 2012
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 326–333.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... The US government charged that we broke the law by bringing aid and medicine to Iraq before and during the second gulf war. An unjust law must be broken to serve a higher law called justice, Bill argued before the judge. I found it moving and convincing; unfortunately the judge did not. We lost the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 145–161.
Published: 01 July 2015
... his famous 1935 lecture to the Vienna Cultural Society titled “Philosophy and the Crisis of European Humanity.” 5 The field of medical science, he observes, can distinguish between “scientific medicine” and “the lore of the so-called nature cure,” whereas when we turn to “the human spirit,” which...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
... materials, and with the invention of new forms and techniques of agriculture, building, and medicine, etc. Communal self-providing workshops will be globally interconnected, will be able to exchange or share their experiences, inventions, ideas, and discoveries. Work will be a producer of culture, and self...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 119–134.
Published: 01 March 2005
... not be directly observed for reasons of extreme physical danger, national security, or both. My interest in Cold War era nuclear test shots led me away from the realm of pure science – photomicroscopy, medicine, astronomy and such – into the unfamiliar areas of technoscience and military culture...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 380–390.
Published: 01 November 2016
... mediated conflicts. These questions have been taken up within a wide range of fields: conflict studies and peace research; human rights studies and humanitarian management; human-rights-oriented medicine; trauma, memory, and reconciliation studies; security studies and death studies; suicide studies; queer...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 287–302.
Published: 01 November 2010
... aspect of his delusions is what excited Canetti, who saw remarkable similarities between these fantasies and the way in which Aranda medicine-men of Australia are said to have their “internal organs removed and replaced with a completely new and presumably better set, either invulnerable or, at any rate...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 337–350.
Published: 01 November 2008
... behavior in all its forms became a national obsession … Many high-level government officials, along with individuals in positions of power and influence in fields ranging from industry to medicine and from science to psychology, believed wholeheartedly that there was a direct connection between communism...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 395–406.
Published: 01 November 2015
...-Anstalt . Hofer Johannes . 1934 . “ Medical Dissertation on Nostalgia (1688) ,” translated by Anspach Carolyn Kiser . Bulletin of The Institute of the History of Medicine 2 ( 6 ): 376 – 91 . Kennedy Gregory P. 1983 . Vengeance Weapon 2: The V- 2 Guided Missile...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 139–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
... health care, elderly will go without medicine, and school children will go without textbooks, so that the taxes of the wealthiest Americans can be further reduced.” While the Bush administration extended tax cuts to the super rich, it scaled back a range of programs – including job training, housing...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 109–127.
Published: 01 March 2018
...) looked at roads, architecture, the planning of towns; it also looked at the emergence of the hospital, at the “resistance to medicine” (2016: 83); it looked at the emergence of the notion of “habitat” (2017: 87–89) and the question of “green spaces” (89–92). The conclusions seem minimal and, surprisingly...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 244–262.
Published: 01 July 2018
... progressively endowing it, through regulated transformations, with the function of a form.” 48 Canguilhem, a graduate of the École normale (class of 1927) and agrégé in philosophy, simultaneously followed a course in medicine. As a professor at the Sorbonne from 1955 onward, where he succeeded Bachelard as...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 95–122.
Published: 01 March 2007
... second half). How, then, might we interpret this data? First, much of the increase in longevity is attributable to the improved longevity of the very young and there is now little scope for significant advances here. Second, advances in medicine – in which so much hope and money is currently invested...