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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 419–425.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Andrew Lakoff This essay situates the current discussion of vaccination politics within a broader trajectory of reflection on risk, rationality, and reflexive modernization. It argues that contemporary vaccine resistance is indicative less of antiscientific or antigovernmental sentiments than of...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 407–408.
Published: 01 September 2015
... rise despite—or somehow because of—a lack of demonstrable proof of the impact of ads. Andrew Lakoff’s “Vaccine Politics and the Management of Public Reason” takes a step back from the recent measles outbreak and public backlash against parents who have not fully vaccinated their children, situating the...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (2 (76)): 361–386.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Press . Branswell Helen . 2007 . “ Poor Countries Insisting on Bird Flu Rules: They Want Fair Share of Vaccines .” Hamilton Spectator , February 12 . Braun Bruce . 2007 . “ Biopolitics and the Molecularization of Life .” Cultural Geographies 14 , no. 2 : 6 – 28...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 457–464.
Published: 01 September 2012
... among stricken birds across continents; researchers study the prevalence of antibodies in the blood of potentially exposed human populations; millions of sick or exposed chickens have been culled, and millions more have been vaccinated...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 269–276.
Published: 01 May 2018
... bacteriological terms in ways that future “relapse and resistance” (ibid.: 478) might betray. His work on the history of randomized controlled trials (RCT) and the international rollout of antituberculosis medication is an important complement to the history of BCG vaccination ( McMillen 2015) and work yet to be...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 257–263.
Published: 01 May 2006
... when disaster struck and ruined a federal system that relied on locally operated radio stations to broadcast civil defense warnings. •  It is no accident that flu vaccine is in short supply or that the U.S. govern- ment wants to...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 475–497.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., frustrated with the many contradictory studies of gold treatment that lacked a standardized measure of efficacy. Although elements of the randomized controlled trial had been previously used in agricultural experiments and vaccine trials, the MRC study is widely recognized as the first to bring the pieces...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 247–271.
Published: 01 May 2007
... occurrence of accidents. Planners can then target intervention into the social milieu that will improve collective well-being.5 Exam- ples of population security mechanisms include mass vaccination, urban water and sewage systems, guaranteed...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 357–366.
Published: 01 May 2007
... project of labor to a universal attribute of nature.”4 That is because today, like the nineteenth century, is marked by a concerted effort to come up with a vaccine for that great obstacle to boundless productivity: fatigue. Two years ago and a thousand or so miles from Wall Street, the state of...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (3): 467–477.
Published: 01 September 2008
... same, that it seems to throw man into diseases only so that, by surmounting them, he can become more valid. Obviously, Descartes could not anticipate Pasteur. But is vaccination not the artifice of an infection calculated precisely so as...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 471–480.
Published: 01 May 2011
... against the bad habits and addictions of modern civilization. Gandhi recodes the very idea of habit; what had been understood as surrender to slavery now becomes technique of self-­rule. The poison of habit becomes a vaccine of disciplined practice, and swaraj, distin- guished from the worldview of...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 267–292.
Published: 01 May 2001
... hospitals, 11 district hospitals, 39 medical centers, 239 rural dis- pensaries, and 6 mobile units (République du Niger 1988). Other health facilities included 31 pedi- atric units where infants and toddlers are given checkups and vaccinated, and 72 maternity centers. In...
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Public Culture (1990) 3 (1): 119–132.
Published: 01 January 1990
... their children to school, to have them vaccinated, and so forth. The disputes that have arisen in France between the advocates of state su- pervision and those who demand that education shall be fiee, i.e. at the option of the parents, are relevant here.1° I wish to suggest that...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 367–392.
Published: 01 September 2018
... eighteenth-century Protestant dissenters, for example, the taking of oaths was a key issue ( Andrew 2001 ). In nineteenth-century Britain, conscience was widely associated with opposition to compulsory vaccination ( Durbach 2001 ). For twentieth-century pacifists, conscience was primarily about war and...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 235–260.
Published: 01 May 2017
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 55–84.
Published: 01 January 2011
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Public Culture (1995) 7 (3): 657–675.
Published: 01 September 1995
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 331–348.
Published: 01 May 2011
... used in India and in Britain only to identify criminals, Gandhi pointed to the long experimental relationship between science and the prison system.47 When Edward Jenner discovered the smallpox vaccine, he first tested it on prisoners before offering it to the public. “No one could argue...