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Public Culture (1 September 2006) 18 (3): 457–472.
Published: 01 September 2006
...João Biehl; Torben Eskerod Duke University Press 2006 p h o t o - e s s ay Will to Live: AIDS Drugs and Local Economies of Salvation João Biehl...
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Public Culture (1 September 2017) 29 (3 (83)): 493–514.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Kevin Lewis O’Neill Across Guatemala City, Pentecostal drug rehabilitation centers warehouse users (often against their will) in the name of salvation. This essay, in response, details how pastors deploy digital media to assess a user’s relative fitness for a Christian life. Of particular interest...
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Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 3 MRC diagram depicting when drug resistance first emerges in subjects after start of treatment ( MRC 1948 : 779) Figure 3. MRC diagram depicting when drug resistance first emerges in subjects after start of treatment (MRC 1948: 779) More
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 229–243.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Beatriz Jaguaribe This interview investigates how the photographer Rogério Reis created his photographic installation Microwave as a response to the urban violence of the drug trade in Rio de Janeiro. It explores also how Reis decided to make this aesthetic option, how the relation between the...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 September 2018
... traffic—from ideals of citizenship in automotive traffic, to neoliberal demands to economize time in industrial supply-chain provisioning, to efforts to establish sovereignty violently, as drug traffickers seem to—autonomous agency emerges as an object of desire, but one that is difficult to secure. The...
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Public Culture (1 May 2018) 30 (2): 269–276.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of a capsular cure to the neglect of providing sanatorium care, addressing disease transmission, and curbing drug resistance. In response to Venkat’s essay, Paul Mason and colleagues highlight how a biomedical narrative about tuberculosis became deterritorialized from high-income countries where new...
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Public Culture (1 January 1992) 5 (1): 155–162.
Published: 01 January 1992
... has claimed that the defendant was rendered temporarily insane by reading Crime and Punishment or viewing a print of The Rape of Europa. Among the conditions known to breed crime are poverty, racism, drug addiction, al- cohol abuse, child abuse, emotional deprivation and other forms of...
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Public Culture (1 May 2009) 21 (2): 219–227.
Published: 01 May 2009
... muffled weeping distant popping sounds are heard. In the sec- onds that follow, the sounds grow explosive, and the grave diggers calmly tell the mourners to fling themselves to the ground, since the noises come from gunshots exchanged between contending drug dealers located in a nearby favela perched...
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Public Culture (1 May 1994) 6 (2): 319–341.
Published: 01 May 1994
... social group. In the winter of 1991, I was caught in the middle of a "warnbetween several gangs in Chi- cago. At that time, the two biggest families of organized black youth gangs were Jighting to gain control over key areas of drug traficking in the city. One of the areas ofjiercest jighting...
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Public Culture (1 September 2016) 28 (3 (80)): 475–497.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Figure 3 MRC diagram depicting when drug resistance first emerges in subjects after start of treatment ( MRC 1948 : 779) Figure 3. MRC diagram depicting when drug resistance first emerges in subjects after start of treatment (MRC 1948: 779) ...
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Public Culture (1 May 1990) 2 (2): i–iii.
Published: 01 May 1990
...; mind-altering drugs are increasingly the entertainment of choice; markets in child labor serve adult sexual and industrial interests; religious fundamen- talisms increasingly work out their politics and morality on the body of the woman (e.g., the debate on the 'chador' for women, even in...
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Public Culture (1 May 2007) 19 (2): 357–366.
Published: 01 May 2007
... life,” writes a recovering methamphetamine addict on a blog dedicated to the drug. Ice, Glass, Tina, Crystal, Crank, Hillbilly Heroin, Poor Man’s Crack, Black Beauties, Tweak, P, and the Diligence Drug — these are all names for speed. It is a relatively cheap yet cherished substance that, with...
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Public Culture (1 January 2010) 22 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 January 2010
... given the standard treatments. No one would know which group they were in until the end of the trial, at which time the survivors would be counted, the side effects measured, and a decision made about whether to take the drug to the next stage of testing. Among the questions appears one that...
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Public Culture (1 January 2018) 30 (1): 3–18.
Published: 01 January 2018
... abandonment captivity escape freedom precarity In the streets of Guatemala City, on the outer edges of today’s war on drugs, Christians hold a growing number of users captive inside Pentecostal drug rehabilitation centers. Inside these makeshift asylums, pastors preach about the slavery of salvation...
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Public Culture (1 May 2015) 27 (2 (76)): 361–386.
Published: 01 May 2015
... evolutionary change but also make them important tools for genetic research and drug development ( MacPhail 2004 ; Ryan 2011 ). The harnessing of viruses and genomes as diverse research objects reflects the loss of integrity of the bounded organism (particularly human) as a primary unit of scientific and...
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Public Culture (1 March 2013) 25 (2 70): 369–370.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... Donnelly, Jack. 2013. International Human Rights. Boulder, Colo.: Westview. Dumit, Joseph. 2012. Drugs for Life: How Pharmaceutical Companies Define Our Health. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Fournier, Anna. 2012. Forging Rights in a New Democracy: Ukrainian Students between Freedom and...
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Public Culture (1 May 1991) 3 (2): 119–120.
Published: 01 May 1991
..., drugs and Public Culmre 119 VoL 3. No. 2 Spring 1991 120 public Culture staggering crime statistics. The airline industry and banking institutions of the United States fall into further disrepair. But because of the war, deci...
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Public Culture (1 September 2017) 29 (3 (83)): 415–417.
Published: 01 September 2017
... in a vastly different register than Arkin’s. O’Neill’s account builds on evidence gathered in Pentecostal drug rehabilitation centers in Guatemala City, where digital photographs are used to discern whether an addict has achieved salvation, through a “hermeneutics of life” that proceeds by “reading...
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Public Culture (1 September 2004) 16 (3): 407–429.
Published: 01 September 2004
... and solidarity while buying daily meals from the curbside street vendors. It is, of course, always possible to buy a packet of drugs or arrange a larger quan- tity. The King’s Den, a bar whose second-story veranda overlooks the street, usu...
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Public Culture (1 January 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 of...