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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 289–300.
Published: 01 September 2023
... can be read as a statization of life, combining the power of both science and the state. The authors explore the social conditions of the production and dissemination of mortality data in French nursing homes in a period of strong uncertainty. The web of interactions between agencies of public health...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 443–446.
Published: 01 September 1999
... Nancy Mairs, Waist-High In the World: A Life Among the Nondisabled (Boston: Beacon Press, 1996), 75–76 The Political Economy of Disability The idea that nursing homes are compas- sionate institutions...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 137–147.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the most vulnerable. Contact-tracing applications might reduce the number of infected individuals visiting nursing homes, for instance. But once an outbreak in a nursing home occurs, contact-tracing applications contribute nothing to containing it. Finally, the fact that some of the most common contact...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 187–192.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Island, and Queens. Several hospitals and nursing homes were evacuated. Tens of thousands of residents were displaced from their homes, some permanently. Officials estimated the economic toll at around $60 billion. Miraculously, in the United States fewer than one hundred people died. I had been...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 359–366.
Published: 01 September 2001
... education, being forced to live in nursing homes and back rooms, being seen as childlike and asexual—that needs changing. Locating the problems of social injustice in the world, rather than...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 279–288.
Published: 01 September 2023
... conditions that shaped the production and dissemination of mortality data in French nursing homes during the early period of the COVID-19 pandemic, Florence Jany-Catrice et al. show that despite the emergency mobilization of multiple agencies and actors, efforts to create reliable mortality statistics...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 267–292.
Published: 01 May 2001
... in the other, no one hinted that the new mother would be kept away from her home as punishment for what the nurse termed her “reckless” behavior. I never found out whether or not Rakiya’s seven previous and unproblematic deliveries had weighed in the midwife’s decision...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 453–477.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of regular visits to support groups for HIV-positive individuals and later visited at their homes. The names and the details were changed to avoid identification of the persons concerned. I am grate- ful to Todd Lethata, who accompanied me during the collection of this data, and to all of those infected...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 301–317.
Published: 01 September 2023
... shifted demographics seemingly overnight. Hot spots of coronavirus infection in meatpacking plants, in seasonal agricultural laborers’ living quarters, on board leisure and military ships, in prisons, and in nursing homes, and the names of towns like Marion, Ohio, and Sioux Falls, South Dakota, revealed...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (3): 457–472.
Published: 01 September 2006
... version of the group began to undergo an intense process of resocializa- tion mediated by psychologists and nurses. Patients who wanted to stay in the institution had to change their antisocial behaviors and adhere to medical treat- ments...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 77–100.
Published: 01 January 2009
... practice in which private equity firms acquire nursing homes, dramati- cally reduce costs by cutting care, and thus increase their profit margins so that they can be sold for significant gains.42 All of this can be satirized to great profit...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 533–556.
Published: 01 September 2001
... and the professions associated with it, such as nursing, home health care, special education, and occupational and physical therapy. 542 PC 13.3-13 Rapp 9/14/01 4:13 PM Page 543 1986). A more complex scenario emerges when women of diverse...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 557–580.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... Cambridge:Cambridge University Press. Ferguson, Philip M. 1994 . Abandoned to their fate: Social policy and practices toward severely retarded people in America . Philadelphia: Temple University Press. Gastmans, Chris, Bernadette Dierckx de Casterlé, and Paul Schotsmans. 1998 . Nursing considered as moral...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 7–15.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., as Tahmina and her friend walked home, two men rode by on a bicycle rickshaw and threw acid at them, leaving them screaming for help in complete darkness. Both were eventually taken to the Dhaka Medical College and treated for severe burns...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (2): 239–264.
Published: 01 May 2004
...! Westport, Conn.: Greenwood. ———. 1993a . Big Boy leaves home. In Uncle Tom's children . New York: Harper-Perennial. ———. 1993b . Black boy(American hunger): A record of childhood and youth . New York:HarperPerennial. ———. 1994 . Foreword to Blues fell this morning: Meaning in the blues...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 459–484.
Published: 01 September 2001
... as other persons? Does each bus have to have a special capacity? Must each seat on the bus be removable? Must the bus routes be changed to provide stops at hospitals, therapy centers, and nursing homes? Is it required that buses be able to accommodate...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 441–448.
Published: 01 May 2020
... in the British Imperial Maritime Customs Service, Anderson had by the “brink of puberty” already “lived in Yunnan, California, Colorado, independent Ireland, and England” ( Anderson 2016 : 23). Raised by an English mother and a “Vietnam-ese nurse” at home, he noted that “French was a (secret) family language...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 481–497.
Published: 01 September 2004
... of their time hanging around the fast streets of Johan- nesburg, the most modern city on the African continent. The fact that it had a serious race problem only sharpened the development of their own philosophies of liberation back home. People came to work as garden boys and kitchen maids. The suburbs...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (2): 343–363.
Published: 01 May 1994
..., a community is home, cookies and warm milk from your next door neighbor when Mom's away, a place where people help you out after the earthquake, a neighborhood where everyone accepts you for who you are. A community is not supposed to be a place laced with discrimination...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 475–497.
Published: 01 September 2016
... (Tuberculosis Chemotherapy Centre) . 1959 . “ A Concurrent Comparison of Home and Sanatorium Treatment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in South India ”. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 21 : 51 – 144 . Teira David . 2013 . “ On the Impartiality of Early British Clinical Trials .” Studies...
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