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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 115–129.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... In Identities in pain ,edited by Jonas Frykman and C. Nadia Seremetakis. Lund, Sweden: Nordic Academic Press. ST 68-06 Seremetakis 10/25/01 3:07 PM Page 115 Toxic Beauties MEDICINE...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (4 (109)): 107–128.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of traditional Chinese medicine, this essay explores possibilities for thinking, doing, and being human that unsettle various strategies of bifurcation both constitutive and symptomatic of modernist humanism. The exploration unfolds through, first, an examination of the historical and conceptual congruence...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 89–107.
Published: 01 March 2020
... medicotechnological deployments of care? What can suspicion toward biomedical and technological forms of care teach us about histories of risk, medicine, and the imperative to care in the postcolonial world? This article wrestles with these questions. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork in Barbados between 2015...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 43–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Lesley A. Sharp Within contemporary realms of experimental medicine, xenotransplantation ranks as the quintessential example of attempts at interspecies science. Driven by widespread anxieties over national (and, increasingly, global) scarcities in transplantable human parts, xenotransplantation...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (3 (144)): 27–53.
Published: 01 September 2020
.... © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 race disability opioid epidemic medicine law “Shootings in broad daylight, drug deals in abandoned buildings, mothers overdosing on heroin: This isn’t the South Bronx in the 1980s; it’s Trumbull County, Ohio, in 2017. This area was ground zero...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Narratives of Heroism and Villainy: A Case Study of Myriad’s BRACAnalysis Compared to Genetech’s Herceptin .” Genome Medicine 5 , no. 8 ( 2013 ): 1 – 14 . Bell Derrick . We Are Not Saved: The Elusive Quest for Racial Justice . New York : Basic , 1989 . Benjamin Ruha . “ Innovating...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 69–86.
Published: 01 September 2014
... interior and the exterior world. Rather than medicine or even surgery writ large, it is metabolic strength that realizes willful life. Metabolic surgery makes this strong porosity both the linchpin and the rationale for its intervention...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 81–102.
Published: 01 March 2006
... to the the language doctor.” “They never feed their babies warm food.” “Those people never of responsibility get injections/take medicine/see the doctor.” “They live in such filth.” “Those people never give their children upar...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of explanations in medicine is always a choice of values.  — Lawrence Kirmayer, “Mind and Body as Metaphors: Hidden Values in Biomedicince” When biomedicine speaks the truth it also speaks morals.  — Didier Fassin, When Bodies Remember For the last seven years, the government...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (4): 53–86.
Published: 01 December 2017
...-blindness . New York : New Press . Anderson Ann . 2000 . Snake Oil, Hustlers, and Hambones: The American Medicine Show . New York : McFarland . Berlant Lauren . 2008 . The Female Complaint: The Unfinished Business of Sentimentality in American Culture . Durham, NC : Duke...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (3 (92)): 85–101.
Published: 01 September 2007
... it is that after hysteria declined as a medical diagnosis and psychiatrists declared it officially dead, the condition of hysteria reappeared in new research fields that were not properly those of medicine and psychiatry. Thus, in an article that proposes to group all these various studies...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (2 (131)): 93–118.
Published: 01 June 2017
... These transformations have affected the temporality of dying. Modern medical intervention at the deathbed shortened the time of dying in an attempt to prolong life. In doing so, as Shai Lavi suggests, medicine has been saving the patient not so much from death as from dying. Sharon Kaufman, too, describes a shift...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (1 (62)): 81–107.
Published: 01 March 2000
... in particular trades and professions. Welfare turns to “technologies of the self” and as a result has been medicalized far beyond past practice.40 Beyond Discipline: Monitoring as Medicine There are growing reasons to suggest that Lawrence...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2003
... to submit photographs or video footage they provided, along with the child’s sometimes sketchy medical records, for evaluation to one of a handful of practices specializing in adoption medicine before making a commitment to one child. In this use, the image functions somewhat like prenatal test data...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 103–125.
Published: 01 March 2011
... a trail through the history of modern science and medicine that begins with the curiosity cabinet and later influences pho- tography and modern art.4 As art historian Barbara Maria Stafford has documented, displays...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (4 (145)): 125–147.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and universalizing are very risky moves for any trans-affirmative project, as they risk extending the reach of discourses like medicine, law, and the state. For that reason, it makes sense that trans studies has been especially wary of producing a single subject, turning to subjectless modes precisely in order...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 105–132.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., “given extreme budget con- straints and the impact that the forthcoming currency devaluation would 116 João Biehl have on imported medicines.”56 In 1999, 81 percent of the government’s expenses with AIDS drugs went to multinationals and only 19 percent...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (1 (130)): 127–128.
Published: 01 March 2017
... a tear in his pupillary sphincter. Her eyes were blue her iris orange. JFK’s adrenal disease, that bronze we took for gold, and Lord Jeffrey, my smallpox Lord. As for Familial Mediterranean Fever it belongs to everyone. Humanitarian medicine is infectious, its donors stem cell. Those who...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 71–101.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Want to Go to) Chelsea Commemorations of Sir Hans Sloane (1660–1753), one of the pivotal figures in early modern British science and medicine, turn on the ambigu- ous relation between the production of natural knowledge and its com- mercial exploitation. This relation is neatly expressed...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): np.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Allen Feldman 57 The Violence of Commodity Aesthetics: Hawkers, Demolition Raids, and a New Regime of Consumption Arvind Rajagopal 91 Toxic Beauties: Medicine, Information, and Body Consumption in Transnational Europe C. Nadia Seremetakis 115...