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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 519–539.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Shannon Cram This article explores the politics of permissible exposure for US nuclear workers. I argue that despite recent efforts to improve regulations for occupational radiation protection, the federal government has been unable to solve the fundamental paradox of nuclear safety: that some...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 319–330.
Published: 01 September 2023
... in society. ryo.morimoto@princeton.edu Copyright 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 Freely available online through the Public Culture open access option. nuclear accident Fukushima risk communication radiation exposure As of October 2022, over fifty-seven thousand residents...
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Public Culture (1990) 3 (1): 145–153.
Published: 01 January 1990
.... And this might be really weird, but I do want to have children. And I think, what would it be like if we can’t have children ’cause he got too much radiation exposure? Sometimes it bothers me that I worry he’s gotten too much radiation. But he says that he’s pretty safe-hasn’t had that much. Here I...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 327–348.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Mexico. Because there is a time lag between the moment when radiation exposure occurs and when it has an effect on people’s health, potentially exposed individuals realize they are not able to evaluate the risks of radiation exposure in everyday life. This tension creates a profusion of anxieties...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (3 (95)): 349–369.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Certainly, some of the critique has to do with the question of increased radiation exposure in color and 3D/4D ultrasound, and bioeffects on the fetus. 10 But more generally these are anxieties about the gorgeous and the machine: together, especially, they overwhelm critical political vision (Morgan...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 January 2010
... be thought of as a form of slow death in that it can be ana- lyzed and understood as related to forms of violence distributed in arbitrary and not so arbitrary ways and as a by-product of systems that require consumers and exposures. 7. Affective economies and RCT-based medical practice furthermore...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 257–280.
Published: 01 May 2014
... – 42 . Chicago : Intellect . Buck Susan J . 1998 . The Global Commons: An Introduction . Washington, DC : Island . Caufield Catherine . 1988 . Multiple Exposures: Chronicles of the Radiation Age . Toronto : Stoddart . Chakrabarty Dipesh . 2009 . “ The Climate...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 419–425.
Published: 01 September 2015
...—such as exposure to radiation or toxic chemicals—differ from the hazards that afflicted early industrial society in that they are insidious, perhaps waiting for years to appear; their scale is not easily bounded; and their probability of occurrence is difficult or impossible to calculate. The second process...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 11–33.
Published: 01 January 2021
... (which, after all, is arguably the last thing each of us owns) will be cooked to death from inside out, in an endless process of radiation, calcification, and petrification. For a long time, the human race has been concerned with how life emerges, its spatial distribution, and the conditions of its...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 129–164.
Published: 01 January 2017
... directed toward maximizing absorption of solar radiation. There were many relevant experiments in the decade after World War II, in contexts as diverse as the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the pages of the Ladies’ Home Journal...
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Public Culture (2024) 36 (1 (102)): 17–45.
Published: 01 January 2024
... or thin cast-concrete hanging “aprons” shaded the balconies that replaced long strips of windows. Along with the aesthetic effect of streamlined horizontality, the balconies decreased the interior apartments’ sun exposure while giving access to airflow (see Metzger-Szmuk 1994 : 28–29; Aleksandrowicz...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 247–271.
Published: 01 May 2007
... be like after a nuclear war? How could one plan for postwar reconstruction in a radiation-contaminated environment? Prewar preparation was necessary for continued postwar existence. In the quest to be prepared for the eventuality of thermonuclear war, Kahn counseled, every possibility should...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 469–500.
Published: 01 September 2014
... positions of the former and the latter. Here epistemology and espionage became as one. Knowledge became exposure of what was hidden: a project originating from and structured by paranoia as well as reason, or, perhaps more precisely, reason employed in paranoia’s service (see Sedgwick 2003 ). What...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (3 (101)): 393–403.
Published: 01 September 2023
... (Shea and Hutchin 2018 ). It may come as no surprise, thus, that the industry's interest in environment, society, and governance predates its IDF collaborations. In the 1980s, asbestos-related claims dealt a major blow to the industry. Policyholders’ and clients’ long-term and recurring exposure...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 495–522.
Published: 01 September 2013
... sensitivity to ionizing radiation, and early aging — including disorders associated with aging such as hearing loss ( Someya et al. 2010 ). This has cemented the notion that sirtuins’ manifold effects are protective against aging. Calorie restriction does not come easily to humans, and this is where...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 499–526.
Published: 01 September 1999
... body, opening up Aumont’s third dimension to what Virilio (1994) calls the time of exposure, the time of the edit- ing of seeing. In these observations, the brand redefines the limits of the human body by placing it in a newly extended field: the space of the screen, or techno-aesthetic space...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 161–191.
Published: 01 May 2021
... 2021 domestic life biopolitics STS Fraught feelings about fibrous filters are on the rise in homes across the People's Republic of China, as people there reach for old and new ways to limit exposures to and cleanse themselves of the unwanted. Teleologies of purity are hardly new...
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Public Culture (1995) 7 (3): 499–527.
Published: 01 September 1995
..., and who consequently were doubly victimized as a result of the U.S.nuclear attack. Among the 350,000 to 400,000 who were attacked by the atom bomb and/or exposed to the lethal post-explosion radiation, at least 50,000 were people from the Korean...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (2): 371–394.
Published: 01 May 1998
.... This model derives directly from Rousseau, whom Mao had read in his student days at Changsha. Mao’s own intel- lectual development was mediated by his exposure to Western philosophy (espe- cially Rousseau) in his early years in Hunan. He was an active participant in a Chinese intellectual sphere...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (3 (95)): 393–415.
Published: 01 September 2021
... status by the state, described his blood-drenched body: “he smelled beautiful, like a rose” (Lowen 2016 ). Deathworkers recall unprecedented sense experiences in the process of preparing deceased martyrs for transfer to the grave . They saw martyrs’ faces radiating white light, endowed with a holy...