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Public Culture 9262863.
Published: 12 October 2021
...Jenna Grant Abstract This article is an ethnography of color and black-and-white in medical images of a particular kind—prenatal ultrasound—in a particular place—Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It is also a meditation on histories and theorizations of color. It moves from the discourse and practice...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 27–51.
Published: 01 January 2017
... reading of medical imaging techniques, see Van Dijck 2005 . References Ajana Btihaj . 2013 . Governing through Biometrics: The Biopolitics of Identity . Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan . Alderson Christopher . 2009 . “ From Migrations to Migration: Birth of a Phenomenon...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 465–482.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Diego Cagüeñas On September 11, 2001, at least two hundred people jumped to their deaths from the top stories of New York City’s World Trade Center. According to the New York Medical Examiner’s Office, they are not “jumpers” because they did not wake up with the intention of committing suicide...
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Public Culture 9262835.
Published: 12 October 2021
... of many scholars throughout the intervening decades. Crucially, media scholars have directed their attention to biology and the body as a communicative substrate. A few years after Mitchell s call for the investigation of the landscape, Anne Balsamo (1996: 56) argued that medical imaging technologies do...
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Public Culture (1992) 4 (2): 67–80.
Published: 01 May 1992
... to be waving) are very clearly distinguishable. Superimposed upon this image in white are a grid-edging running along the upper and left-hand edges, and two four-line clusters of letters and numbers, one in each upper comer, presumably containing medical...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 581–600.
Published: 01 September 2019
... to look. Moreover, as Azoulay argues, we must look, for there is a responsibility inherent to the witnessing of the image. Suspended animation, itself a medical term, is a process that replaces the body’s blood with cold saline, dropping one’s temperature to 10°C, making almost all cellular activity...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 399–428.
Published: 01 September 2001
... York doctor who has published books from his large collection of historical medical photographs, which includes many images of physically disabled and diseased bodies. See Joel-Peter Witkin and Stanley B. Burns, Masterpieces of Medical Photography...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 367–390.
Published: 01 September 2001
... attention to the use of disability as a metaphor for social conflict in various artistic traditions. In the segment “Theaters of Repres- sion,” we argue that as medical science strains to rein in the disabled body’s deviance, movies unleash nightmarish images of disability...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 155–162.
Published: 01 January 1992
... has come for politicians and the public to stop getting distracted by words and images. Scapegoating art, even bad art, with instruments of censorship like the Pornography Victims Compensation Act only diverts us from the important task of re- solving the massive problems that beset our...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 267–292.
Published: 01 May 2001
... : 1201 -18. Foucault, Michel. 1975 . The birth of the clinic; an archaeology of medical perception , translated by A. M. Sheridan Smith. New York: Vintage Books. French, Howard W. 1996 . Migrant workers take AIDS risk home to Niger. New York Times , 8 February, 43 . Gado, Boureima...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 533–556.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., and an exceptional child . New York: Pantheon. Bérubé, Michael, and Janet Lyon. 1998 . Living on disability: Language and social policy in the wake of the ADA. In The visible woman: Imaging technologies, gender, and science , edited by Paula. A. Treichler, Lisa Cartwright, and Constance Penley. New York: New...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (1): 197–219.
Published: 01 January 2007
.... Forthcoming. Cloning terror: The war of images, 9/11 to Abu Ghraib. In After beauty, edited by Diarmuid Costello. London: Tate Modern Publications. Nancy, Jean-Luc. 1997. The sense of the world, translated by Jeffrey S. Librett. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. New Scientist. 2005. Pentagon...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 359–366.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... The medical model insists on disability as a disease or condition that is curable and/or treatable. The charity model declares disability to be a tragedy, a misfortune, that must be tempered or erased by generous giving. The supercrip...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 272–306.
Published: 01 March 2013
... at once, these new methods for spatial development are changing the form, function, economy, and administration of urban life. 2013 Figure 1 Songdo International Business District under construction, Incheon Free Economic Zone, South Korea, July 6, 2012. (Image: Jesse LeCavalier...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 311–331.
Published: 01 May 2017
... . Domesticating Organ Transplant: Familial Sacrifice and National Aspiration in Mexico . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Foster George Anderson Barbara . 1978 . Medical Anthropology . New York : Wiley . Gammeltoft Tine . 2014 . Haunting Images: A Cultural Account of Selective...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 293–319.
Published: 01 May 2009
... in multiple sclerosis: A patient's perspective. In The body in medical thought and practice , edited by Drew Leder. Dordrecht: Kluwer. Turner, Victor. 1982 . From ritual to theatre: The human seriousness of play . New York: Performing Arts Journal Publications. Volosinov, Valentin. 1973 . Marxism...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 157–184.
Published: 01 January 2012
... : James Currey . DNDi (Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative) . 2009 . 2008–2009 annual report . Geneva : DNDi . www.dndi.org/images/stories/pdf_aboutDNDi/ar2009.pdf . Dolan Catherine Rajak Dinah . 2011 . Introduction: Ethnographies of corporate ethicizing . Focaal—Journal...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2017
...” housing, exploring a deeper epistemological transformation from thinking of “habitat” to thinking of “human territoriality.” Our final set of essays builds off our interview with Motta, with a further reflection on the idea of the image. Daniel A. Barber uses the case of midcentury climatic diagrams...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 295–322.
Published: 01 May 2003
... contemporary evidence suggests that menthol has no positive medical effects.19 Reports that African Americans have spent two to four times as much as white Americans on over-the-counter medications more generally, likely as a result...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 79–100.
Published: 01 January 2014
... different layers of meaning to play around and against each other in ways that are more difficult in print. A facial expression, a tone of voice, a gesture; visual juxtapositions; the simultaneity of image and sound — these and much else give film a particular kind of density. BC: You’d say the same...