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Published: 01 May 2021
figure 8 2015 public-health campaign image attributed to the World Health Organization. FIGURE 8 2015 public-health campaign image attributed to the World Health Organization. More
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 101–126.
Published: 01 January 2014
... interventions gather momentum within affective economies that cater to naturalized orientations to children such as sympathy and compassion while obscuring the fiscal and opportunity costs of public health programs. By describing how emotionally invested parent advocates have marshaled affect within newborn...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (1 (69)): 115–141.
Published: 01 January 2013
... to hydrate their communities. Such demonization is paralleled by legal crackdowns and the deliberate destruction of improvised water infrastructure. The essay uses the Mumbai case study to reveal the costs of marginalizing the majority urban poor in global megacities: in public health, death rates...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 457–464.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., it is better understood in terms of the fracture of a fragile alliance among virologists, public health experts, and biosecurity officials around the problem of pandemic preparedness. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 forum...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 213–219.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Theresa MacPhail This essay examines the “era of big data” through the lens of recent attempts at its application within the realm of public health. Arguing that debates about big data’s newness or usefulness are misplaced, I suggest that big data is less about finding solutions to complex social...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 137–147.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the most vulnerable among us; they also shift responsibility for failing to prepare publichealth systems for a pandemic away from governments and onto the individual user struggling to contain its worst effects. In the process, contact‐tracing applications change the definition of failure. They also...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 269–276.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of variable factors ( Reddy 2012) . Randomization and the verisimilitude of scientific rigor have an important role in public debate and health policy but ignore dimensions that may be highly relevant for decision making. The prevailing paradigm of cost-effectiveness in global health solidifies the place...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 523–550.
Published: 01 September 2013
... was an unusually public way of handling institutional decision making. His proposal called not just for changes at the organizational level but also for an overhaul to the geographic distribution of health care on the South Side of Chicago and around the country. Madara was not alone in this plea to reorganize...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 419–425.
Published: 01 September 2015
... certain elements of collective well-being. Eight decades later, mass vaccination is a paradigmatic success story of modern public health and medicine in the United States. Indeed, it is noteworthy that in a political culture that tends toward suspicion of mandatory government intervention...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 257–263.
Published: 01 May 2006
... to respond, people will suffer. This raises the third crucial step in thinking about risk: considering ways to share the burdens disasters create. From the availability of public health services to the workings of private insurance (largely tied to employ- ment in the United States), efforts to share...
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Public Culture 9584708.
Published: 06 April 2022
... this antagonism toward surveillance not imply a noncooperation with anti-C­ OVID public health prerogatives of contact tracing ? Such deliberate viral risk(ing), then, stands to reveal that the clinical term asymptomatic carrier bears a double meaning. Entailed in the will-­to-­risk performed by this activist...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (3): 467–486.
Published: 01 September 2005
... of Canada and a postdoctoral fellowship jointly funded by the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation and the Canadian Institutes for Health Research. Public Culture 17(3): 467–86 Copyright © 2005 by Duke University Press 467...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (3 (95)): 441–466.
Published: 01 September 2021
...” as a public health strategy and nations around the world advised residents to quarantine at home, COVID-19 has been manifest everywhere but difficult to see. The sick are sent to isolation wards; the cautious take pains to avoid family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues. In the pandemic, most collective life...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 161–191.
Published: 01 May 2021
...figure 8 2015 public-health campaign image attributed to the World Health Organization. FIGURE 8 2015 public-health campaign image attributed to the World Health Organization. ...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 453–477.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Frédéric Le Marcis © 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Frédéric Le Marcis is a researcher at the Center for Research on Contemporary Issues in Public Health (CRESP), a research center affiliated with the Université de Paris Nord, the École des hautes études en sciences...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 101–128.
Published: 01 January 2005
.... Both speeches insist on situating public health initiatives to fi ght the pandemic within a broader history of This work was fi rst presented at the Sex and Secrecy Conference of the International Associa- tion for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society, Johannesburg, South Africa, June...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 267–292.
Published: 01 May 2001
... the need to publicize it. Those who benefit from the system generally refrain from denouncing the petty acts of corruption in which they are themselves impli- cated. Whether or not they are satisfied with state-sponsored health care, few...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 247–271.
Published: 01 May 2007
... radiated outside of defense strategy and began a prolific career in other arenas concerned with managing an uncertain future, ranging from corporate strategy to environmental protection to international public health.30...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 187–209.
Published: 01 January 2010
... by Paul Pholeros place to connect the physical structure (house) and the range of functions it is assumed to be able to provide to the resident: safety, security, and health benefit (which might then deserve the title “public housing...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 295–322.
Published: 01 May 2003
... of Health and Human Services, Health Status of Minorities and Low-Income Groups (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1991), 17. 297 Public Culture reestablish the status quo through compensation and its...