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Social Text (2020) 38 (3 (144)): 27–53.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Maisam Alomar This article takes up the issue of substance use disorder, arguing that the discourses surrounding the 1980s crack cocaine epidemic and the present-day opioid epidemic rely on similarly racialized rhetoric, and examining the implications regarding pain and suffering, safety...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 15–35.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Ed Cohen How do we contain emerging viral epidemics? This is a question that obsesses us of late. Not yet ten years into the third millennium, the world has already weathered a bevy of actual or feared viral epidemics: HIV/AIDS, sudden acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), highly pathogenic avian...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 39–42.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Ed Cohen; Julie Livingston This essay considers key themes in the history of HIV/AIDS, including biopolitics, affective communities, epidemics, and the meanings of immunity. It traces a set of intellectual, existential, and material connections between bioscientific inquiry, human existence, care...
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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 (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 105–132.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., and scientists organized an impressive governmental and nongovernmental administrative apparatus that is believed to have con- tained the epidemic’s growth through massive and community-mediated prevention projects, with a focus on condom distribution, HIV testing, and behavioral change among the so...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2008
... African skepticism about the biomedical framing of the epidemic might not be entirely unwarranted. Moreover, given the country’s difficult if not precarious economic and social condi- tions, where unemployment, inadequate food and housing, and violence...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (3 (144)): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Coronavirus, China Bungled Swine Epidemic with Secrecy .” Reuters , March 5 , 2020 . www.reuters.com/article/us-swinefever-china-epidemic-specialrepo/special-report-before-coronavirus-china-bungled-swine-epidemic-with-secrecy-idUSKBN20S189 . Plath Sylvia . “ Sow .” Poetry 90...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 55–69.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., sex, disease, power, desire, and pleasure has recently emerged from these contested constructions as a new political subject. The global epidemic of AIDS has forced a radical remapping of sexual boundaries, with prostitutes as the most likely group to con- tract and spread the disease...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (3 (76)): 39–57.
Published: 01 September 2003
... civil rights, while the crack babies epidemic marked the apogee of the Reagan-Bush era’s criminalization of poverty through the War on Drugs. The Adoption Promotion Act of 1996 was ini- tially part of the welfare reform bill and represented Congressman Newt Gingrich’s and the Contract with America’s...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2008
... the ways in which activism and discourse concerning HIV/AIDS in South Africa potentially challenge the neoliberal biomedical framing of the disease and offer alter- nate frameworks for understanding the epidemic. NGOs, Postapartheid Economic Policies, and the Neoliberal Shift As I was conducting...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 1–10.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... Such mobility can drive a person crazy. As Eve Sedgwick has observed, “epidemics of the will” always leave the subject strung up between two impossible absolutes. Sedgwick points out that, regardless of the addictive substance, the will is given a similar...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2017
... being interpellated into the subject position of a problematic statistic. To give just an intimation of this argument, think about the Inuit buried in unmarked graves during the tuberculosis epidemic. What other burial does a person who has become only a statistic in the eyes of the state require...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 25–26.
Published: 01 September 2009
...: A Public Feelings Project,” ed. José Esteban Muñoz, special issue, Women and Performance 19 (2009). 38 Pellegrini and Puar ∙ Affect AIDS Ed Cohen and Julie Livingston The AIDS epidemic doesn’t always make sense. In fact, it often chal...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 27–34.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... José Esteban Muñoz, special issue, Women and Performance 19 (2009). 38 Pellegrini and Puar ∙ Affect AIDS Ed Cohen and Julie Livingston The AIDS epidemic doesn’t always make sense. In fact, it often chal- lenges the very ways we come to make sense...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 35–38.
Published: 01 September 2009
...: A Public Feelings Project,” ed. José Esteban Muñoz, special issue, Women and Performance 19 (2009). 38 Pellegrini and Puar ∙ Affect AIDS Ed Cohen and Julie Livingston The AIDS epidemic doesn’t always make sense. In fact, it often chal...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 43–51.
Published: 01 September 2009
...: A Public Feelings Project,” ed. José Esteban Muñoz, special issue, Women and Performance 19 (2009). 38 Pellegrini and Puar ∙ Affect AIDS Ed Cohen and Julie Livingston The AIDS epidemic doesn’t always make sense. In fact, it often chal...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 53–57.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... José Esteban Muñoz, special issue, Women and Performance 19 (2009). 38 Pellegrini and Puar ∙ Affect AIDS Ed Cohen and Julie Livingston The AIDS epidemic doesn’t always make sense. In fact, it often chal- lenges the very ways we come to make sense...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 58–62.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... José Esteban Muñoz, special issue, Women and Performance 19 (2009). 38 Pellegrini and Puar ∙ Affect AIDS Ed Cohen and Julie Livingston The AIDS epidemic doesn’t always make sense. In fact, it often chal- lenges the very ways we come to make sense...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (1 (78)): 17–33.
Published: 01 March 2004
... , edited by Daniel Miller. Oxford: Berg. Hunter, Mark. 2002 . The materiality of everyday sex:Thinking beyond prostitution. African Studies 61.1 (July): 99 -120. Jewkes, Rachel. April 2001 . Gender-based violence,gender inequalities, and the HIV epidemic. Paper presented at the AIDS in Context...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 69–86.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Solomon · Short Cuts sidestep the costly complications of obesity. “Save rupees tomorrow by losing weight today!” the text below pictures of enormous bellies would announce, connecting surgical action to costly futures individually and in epidemic aggregate. This conclusion was consonant...