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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 5–10.
Published: 01 March 2018
... in the North, subtended by unending stories of disaster, devaluation, and disposability in the South. Choosing what stories to tell about these disasters and emergencies might be considered another name for critical thinking — and critical therapy — for a precarious here and now, a disappearing present...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 49–67.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... For-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 (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 69–86.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... Aided by surgery, the body takes over and becomes its own instrument of therapy from the inside out. Postsurgery, a person could enjoy loosened ties to the diets and medication that led nowhere and could instead invest in intimate attachments elsewhere. Using the metabolism as the anchor to ties...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 117–121.
Published: 01 March 2018
... school critiques of the culture industry on today’s academic industry in order to examine different ways of operating under neoliberal multiculturalism. We offer a critical therapy that emerges from critical theory. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 academic industry Frankfurt school...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (2 (131)): 93–118.
Published: 01 June 2017
.... Garmo H. Kabilan S. Purushotham A. 2014 . “ Incidence of Bone Metastases and Survival after a Diagnosis of Bone Metastases in Breast Cancer Patients .” Cancer Epidemiology 38 , no. 2 : 427 – 34 . Hess David . 1996 . “ Technology and Alternative Cancer Therapies: An Analysis...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (3 (80)): 105–132.
Published: 01 September 2004
... The Brazilian AIDS Program combines prevention with free distribution of antiretroviral therapies and is widely touted as a model for stemming the AIDS crisis in the developing world. In the face of the devastation brought on by AIDS, the unlikely availability of a vaccine in the near future...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (2 (143)): 49–71.
Published: 01 June 2020
..., given the reluctance of humans to part with them. In France, laws prohibited use of the cadavers of executed prisoners for medical science, barring French surgeons from what was a major source of glandular raw material in the United States. Gland therapies were therefore “tranimalities” from the very...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 55–77.
Published: 01 September 2021
... (Freud posits in early work that the scream is crucial to the infant's attainment of language, while Arthur Janov famously extends Freud's work in The Primal Scream. Primal Therapy: The Cure for Neurosis ), 36 but here it becomes a different kind of madness: anger (though not exclusively...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (3 (144)): 27–53.
Published: 01 September 2020
.... Rather than assuming that behavioral treatment of this sort departs from the violence of criminalization in pursuit of biopolitical normalization, I suggest that these therapies reenact what Saidiya Hartman terms “the burdened individuality of freedom” in her analysis of postemancipation “practical...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 1–28.
Published: 01 June 2019
... was motivated by the understanding that single gene patents hold prospective value because the patent holder will have exclusive rights to all uses of the gene in tests and therapies once the disease link is found. As understanding of the complexities and embeddedness of genes has increased, postgenomic...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (4 (93)): 43–66.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., a syndicated article that ran in the U-T under the headline “Actress Fights, and Beats, RA with New Drug Therapy”: Rheumatoid arthritis has afflicted humans for centuries; old paintings show people with distinctively RA-deformed fingers...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 1–10.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of the will to live explores AIDS therapies in Brazil and their relationship to the country’s supposedly noncompliant or untreatable poor.25 Andrew Lakoff studies the adaptive will that pharmaceutical companies cultivate.26 Tania Li outlines the will to improve...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 35–46.
Published: 01 December 2004
... with the “new age”: aromatherapy, crystal therapy, Bach fl ower remedies, and, most recently, urine therapy have gone far beyond the more conservative homeopathy. The striking and increasing pronounce- ments of traditional centers of ritual...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (1 (66)): 103–128.
Published: 01 March 2001
... the “discrepancy” between theory and therapy: “While psychoanalytic theory recognizes that the sickness of the individual is ultimately caused and sus- tained by the sickness of his civilization, psychoanalytic therapy aims at curing the individual so that he can continue...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (2 (99)): 167–173.
Published: 01 June 2009
... such debates at the time intimate variations of a nature/nurture dichotomy, treatments for depression also fall into some version of psychotherapy or physical therapy, including electroshock and drug treatments. The piece ends with the hopeful prediction that an “effi...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 151.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., however, people were being disciplined and regen- erated as a drug-free and productive labor force—a few of them even had access to state-funded AIDS disability pensions and new therapies. In the previous year, November of 1996, Zé das Drogas was removed...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 81–89.
Published: 01 March 2018
... like electroconvulsive therapy to deal with depression. The medical approach to amnesia approaches it through diagnosis, management, and cure. If the goal of the medical-industrial complex is to reverse the effects of amnesia and to have as close to “full” memory and capacity as possible...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of South Africa has been relent- lessly condemned, reviled, excoriated, chastised, denounced, and ridi- culed for its failure to endorse and implement a nationwide distribu- tion of antiretroviral therapy (ART) for people with HIV/AIDS. At the most recent International AIDS Conference...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (3 (68)): 131–149.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., however, people were being disciplined and regen- erated as a drug-free and productive labor force—a few of them even had access to state-funded AIDS disability pensions and new therapies. In the previous year, November of 1996, Zé das Drogas was removed...
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Social Text (2014) 32 (3 (120)): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
... drain on your glucose. In fact, the will as the “brain’s CEO” suggests a more general renais- sance in the early twentieth-­century will therapies that intrigued James and many of his colleagues in the transatlantic psychological enterprise. The diseases of “nervousness” grew among the white...