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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 115–143.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Samantha King Duke University Press 2001 Alperson, M. 1995 . Corporate giving strategies that add business value . New York: Conference Board. Altman, R. 1996 . Waking up/fighting back:The politics of breast cancer . Boston: Little, Brown &Co. Arnott, N. 1994 . Marketing...
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Published: 01 June 2017
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 89–107.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and potentialities of not-doing and the affective feelings of suspicion that exist for Afro-Barbadian parents who have refused the care of the HPV vaccine for their adolescent children amid an epidemic of cervical cancer in the developing world. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 human...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (2 (131)): 93–118.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Figure 2 caraballo-farman, Extractions 1 , 2010. 3D print of breast cancer tumor in ABS plastic ...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., popularly called the “breast cancer genes” due to their association with elevated breast and ovarian cancer risk. The cluster of patents Myriad had acquired in the mid-1990s gave the company rights to all potential uses and prospective values of the genes, providing the corporation with a legal monopoly...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 121–127.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Tropics of Cancer. Health Ahuja • Abu Zubaydah and the Caterpillar In the ER, I have my headphones on, I listen to Coldplay: Am I part of the cure or am I part of the disease? A refrain, whose echoes play back over...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): 105–136.
Published: 01 March 2002
... writes of the Icelandic genetic studies: “after examining five hundred and seventy-five Icelandic breast-cancer patients, including thirty-four women who had been found to have the disease since the Second World War, researchers discovered only one BRCA2 mutation in Iceland: Einar’s. That means...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 91–93.
Published: 01 March 2018
... and are repulsed that, no matter how many napkins you use, you can’t wipe the stench away. You want to vote for Obama (the first time), but you are deep in treatment for cancer and your body rebels every chance it can get. You arrive at the polling place, and the line to vote stretches around one short...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Protestant work ethic. It is no accident that patients’ self-care is now a mandatory part of medical treatment plans, including hygiene, prescription drug monitoring, proper sleep, and sex. In the United States, where so many are without adequate health insurance plans, cancer patients and accident...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 79–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
... as a figure that plays out public anxieties about gendered embodiment, debility, and sexuality. But more than the body of the woman with cancer, the body of the injured soldier becomes a kind of avatar of the nation itself, both in its form and function and in the arrangements of life it entails...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): np.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Heroes, and the Reproduction of Ciudad Juárez Melissa W. Wright 93 An All-Consuming Cause: Breast Cancer, Corporate Philanthropy, and the Market for Generosity Samantha King 115 Contributors Fawzia Afzal-Khan...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 145–164.
Published: 01 June 2018
... bodies also fill those bodies with cancers, fed by radiation, stress, trauma, and chronic vulnerability to state violence and toxic ecologies alike. And when they carve my name inside the concrete I hope it forever reads . . . “It takes muscular political capacity,” writes Ruth Gilmore...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 39–66.
Published: 01 March 2020
... in Cancer Care” ; Sloan, Bagiella, and Powell, “Religion, Spirituality, and Medicine” ; and Sloan et al., “Should Physicians Prescribe Religious Activities?” See also the best seller responsible for debunking the positive psychology myth: Ehrenreich, Bright-Sided . 6 See, e.g., Karen Kelsky’s...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 113–117.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., but historically contingent, paranoid, cancerous— long after we have put it to pasture, the Object haunts. The Object haunts through its staunch refusal to pronounce itself hunter or hunted, through its insistence on killing and being the kill. Its wild temporality—always being lost, always living...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): np.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Imagination in Botswana (Indiana University Press). Currently she is a fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin where she is completing a book about Botswana’s lone cancer ward. Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga is assistant professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Program in Science...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 83–101.
Published: 01 December 2021
... while the sirens howled through the streets around me. I know that isolation is a privilege, but for me it is a necessary one: aggressive treatment for an aggressive cancer has left me with a number of impairments and invisible disability. As an immunocompromised person, I generally have to be careful...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 115–129.
Published: 01 September 2001
... and an unquestioned belief in the technological and organizational ability of the military to effect the easy removal of all geopolitical pathology. But soon the media reported the first soldier who was a victim of cancer, triggering restlessness among volunteers and their families...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 27–53.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., and that is an act of political warfare.” 27 Her words circulate over and over without the original context in which they were written as an epilogue to her journal documentation of her continued work as a Black feminist living with and struggling against a diagnosis of metastasized liver cancer at the age...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): np.
Published: 01 September 2002
... (Routledge), Global Obscenities (New York University Press), and Manmade Breast Cancers (Cornell Uni- versity Press). She presently works with feminists in Cairo, Egypt; Accra, Ghana; and Mumbai and Hyderabad in India on antiglobalization politics. Stefano Harney teaches sociology at the City University...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (4 (121)): 41–46.
Published: 01 December 2014
... the years. What does it mean to be without suspicion and to also mourn in advance? While Johnson was likely gesturing to the cancer that had taken hold of de Man’s body for a decade, her instruction to us as we proceed into her book marks the kind of space her teacher always made possible as she...