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Social Text (1 December 2007) 25 (4 (93)): 43–66.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Coverage of Health Issues In this mostly middle class, broadly educated, information-acquiring Charles L. Briggs country, often the most effective dollars government spends pay for the and dissemination of public health information. In an affluent society, which has Daniel...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 121–127.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Juan Obarrio This article explores matters of health and illness through a consideration of questions of temporality. Approaching health as a liminal stage and as a practice of freedom and potentiality, the seesaw between well-being and disease, or the thresholds between life and death, are...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2008
... might illuminate how the “concerns” of health care get construed in bioscientific accounts of HIV/AIDS and reconsider what the salient biopolitical dimensions of health and life actually are. © 2008 Duke University Press 2008 Immune Communities, Common Immunities Ed Cohen The choice...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 68–76.
Published: 01 December 2015
... and actions of African Americans. Such sources lack a crucial dimension of experience found in the more voluminous direct personal responses of Lincoln's white mourners: the persistence of everyday life (matters of labor, health, romance, leisure) in the face of shock and grief, an absence that stems...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 49–67.
Published: 01 September 2014
...-profit therapies conjure a self-disciplining will as leverage on willfulness that is aimed at future market success. By contrast, public assistance deems the internally controlling will, as well as the future, absent. This article considers processes of “re-willing” that are mediated by mental health...
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Social Text (1 March 2008) 26 (1 (94)): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2008
... contest and disrupt neoliberal and other forms of governmentality, in order to assert individual and communal rights. Activists and academics seeking to shift policy and public health practice, in particular, would do well to examine more closely the ways in which HIV/AIDS discourse and activism in South...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): np.
Published: 01 September 2006
... issues. Angela Martínez is an independent consultant. She has spent nineteen years working with government and community-based organizations throughout Latin America and in the United States to develop, imple­ ment, and evaluate programs on sexual and reproductive health and rights...
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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): 105–132.
Published: 01 September 2004
... can be integrated into public policy and can contribute to political and human advancement in developing contexts, even in the absence of an optimal health infrastructure. Affi rming the need to combine daring prevention...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 55–69.
Published: 01 June 2005
... concern for sexual health has given the prostitutes new visibility: from the familiar status of a marginal group of sexually aberrant women, they are now being considered a signifi cant target for public health policy. In the post-1990 phase of modernization, the Indian state has been keen to...
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Social Text (1 December 2007) 25 (4 (93)): np.
Published: 01 December 2007
... 17 Biocommunicability: The Neoliberal Subject and Its Contradictions in News Coverage of Health Issues Charles L. Briggs and Daniel C. Hallin 43 Writing into a Void: Representing Slavery and Freedom in the Narrative of Colonial Spanish America  Herman L. Bennett 67 Urban...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 81–102.
Published: 01 March 2006
... but, lacking his critical gaze, with a modicum of control over her reproductive life. However, the abortion administered by an uncertified practitioner in the next village compromised her health. Though I often stopped by to find her in tears, she remained one of my most garrulous...
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Social Text (1 June 2019) 37 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 June 2019
... progress.” 8 By breaking up the genome into “small fiefdoms of intellectual property,” 9 many argued, the molecular surge in primitive accumulation since the 1990s had created a scientific “anti-commons,” 10 with chilling longterm effects on health research and innovation. 11 These...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 181–191.
Published: 01 December 2014
... doesn’t illuminate something about Social Text 121 • Winter 2014 18 3 José’s appetite for socializing and his prodigious work habits and what the cost of that might have been to José’s health. But my grief over José’s...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 69–86.
Published: 01 September 2014
... to a more central story about the growing prevalence of the “metabolic diseases” of obesity and diabetes. As public health officials estimate that urban Indians are becoming increasingly overweight, popular debates and scientific literature alike...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2010
... federal task force report on the aftermath of Virginia Tech — ­written by the secretaries of Health and Human Services and Education and the attorney general — ­and a review panel commissioned by Virginia governor Tim Kaine.4 Media...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): np.
Published: 01 December 2011
... recent publications and research interests concern the precariousness of the human and its reimaginings, especially through China’s health-care reform and food safety controversies. Ahuja • Abu Zubaydah and the Caterpillar ...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 107–128.
Published: 01 December 2011
... differences and epistemological boundaries between health and illness, disease and symptom, inside and outside, the essential and the effervescent. It is a process of thinking, doing, and being that rehabilitates the dynamic...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): np.
Published: 01 June 2011
... courts and the status of “customary law” in post–civil war Mozambique and working on a long essay on health, illness, temporality, and freedom. Eric Estuar Reyes is assistant professor of Asian American studies at California State University Fullerton. He is currently completing a book...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): np.
Published: 01 March 2011
... School of Public Health, Columbia University. She is the author of Strange Harvest: Organ Transplants, Denatured Bodies, and the Transformed Self (University of California Press), which won the Society for Medical Anthropology’s New Millennium Book Award, and Bodies, Commodities, and...
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): np.
Published: 01 December 2001
... pol- itics of sport, leisure, and health. She is currently working on a monograph that traces the emergence of the volunteer as ideal citizen within the con- text of neoliberalism. Toby Miller teaches at New York University and is on the Social Text edi- torial board. Lok Siu is an assistant...