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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 22–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... and 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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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 40–50.
Published: 01 March 2018
... and 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 (2012) 8 (2): 327–344.
Published: 01 July 2012
... 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 problems to become parents. At the same time, this technology also has created the need for eggs and sperm...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 346–366.
Published: 01 November 2020
...-liberalism .” Social Science and Medicine 159 : 14 – 21 . Booth Sarah L. . 2001 . “ Environmental and Societal Factors Affect Food Choice and Physical Activity: Rationale, Influences, and Leverage Points .” Nutrition Reviews 59 , no. 3 : S21 – S39 . Bourdieu Pierre . 1984...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (2): 175–202.
Published: 01 July 2007
...; rather they mock her for not acknowledging her new, positive accomplishments (p. 300). With “a new suppressive drug … the aurora dwindled to a pond shimmer, the whispers became incoherent” (p. 292). But the medicine begins to lose its effectiveness because of the stress, as her doctor remarks (p. 302...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 45–49.
Published: 01 March 2020
... department of agriculture. It held its meetings in the rambling old villa in Alexandria where my mother, aunt, and uncle grew up, and its members continued to meet after my family left Egypt and long after my grandfather’s death in 1955. Since he wasn’t licensed to practice medicine in the United...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 163–174.
Published: 01 July 2021
... figures. After teaching at Columbia, Brandeis, SUNY-Binghamton, and several other schools, Davis has been professor of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) since 2000, also teaching in the schools of applied health sciences and medicine and since 2009 serving as Distinguished Professor...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 245–254.
Published: 01 July 2006
... 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 self-sufficiency from less than 5% to more than 50%, while producing 90% of the drugs used to treat...
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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 (2012) 8 (2): 283–306.
Published: 01 July 2012
... and Medicine 72 , no. 5 : 726 – 32 . Davidson Christopher . 2005 . The United Arab Emirates: A Study in Survival . Boulder, CO : Lynne Rienner . Davidson Christopher . 2008 . Dubai: The Vulnerability of Success . New York : Columbia University Press . Davidson...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 145–161.
Published: 01 July 2015
... “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 seems no less susceptible to questions of sickness and health, we may...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 326–333.
Published: 01 November 2009
... 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 case. Bill...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 55–62.
Published: 01 March 2018
... 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 for national currencies...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 173–193.
Published: 01 July 2022
.../are-students-rising-up-against-the-anxious-university-our010 . Robinson Mark Dennis . 2019 . The Market in Mind: How Financialization Is Shaping Neuroscience, Translational Medicine, and Innovation in Biotechnology . Cambridge MA : MIT Press . Roggero Gigi . 2011 . The Production...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
... it will be possible to combine productive activities with learning and teaching, with experimentation and research, with the creation of new tastes, favors and materials, and with the invention of new forms and techniques of agriculture, building, and medicine, etc. Communal self-providing workshops will be globally...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 109–127.
Published: 01 March 2018
... on the research teams and the nature of funded projects, their scope and their findings. But the findings seem strangely bland: the research (e.g., 2017: 173–77; 2016: 82–92) looked at roads, architecture, the planning of towns; it also looked at the emergence of the hospital, at the “resistance to medicine...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 139–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
...-intellectualism coupled with Taliban-like moralism now boldly translates into everyday cultural practices as right-wing evangelicals live out their messianic view of the world. For instance, more and more conservative pharmacists are refusing to fill prescriptions for religious reasons. Mixing medicine, politics...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 244–262.
Published: 01 July 2018
... followed a course in medicine. As a professor at the Sorbonne from 1955 onward, where he succeeded Bachelard as head of the Institute of the History of the Sciences, 49 in 1966 (when else?) he published the medical thesis he had written in 1943, together with three additional chapters, under the title...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (3): 388–406.
Published: 01 November 2022
... name has become synonymous with the psychological benefits of being in a forest—Dr. Qing Li, of the Nippon Medical School in Tokyo, president of the Japanese Society for Forest Medicine. “People like forests” Dr. Li told the assembly: the air, the atmosphere, the sense of calm (I am paraphrasing here...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 March 2021
... of a theological faith in medicine and techno-science to solve all problems that outstrips what real science is capable of delivering. As any reader of Karl Popper ( 2002 ) knows, the point of science is that every finding, every truth, is provisional and that there is no certainty. There is no final once...