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Human Remains in Society: Curation and Exhibition in the Aftermath of Genocide and Mass-Violence

Élisabeth Anstett and Jean-Marc Dreyfus (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107381
eISBN:
9781526120694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107381.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book addresses the practices, treatment and commemoration of victims’ remains in post-genocide and mass violence contexts. Whether reburied, concealed, stored, abandoned or publically displayed, ... More


Introduction. Corpses in society: about human remains, necro-politics, necro-economy and the legacy of mass violence

Élisabeth Anstett and Jean-Marc Dreyfus

in Human Remains in Society: Curation and Exhibition in the Aftermath of Genocide and Mass-Violence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107381
eISBN:
9781526120694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107381.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The introduction outlines the book’s scope and addresses the central questions raised by the included chapters: when, how and why are bodies hidden or exhibited, and what is their effect, either ... More


The Necropolitical Functions of Biocitizenship: The Sixth International AIDS Conference and the U.S. Ban on HIV-Positive Immigrants

Karma R. Chávez

in Biocitizenship: The Politics of Bodies, Governance, and Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479845194
eISBN:
9781479846306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845194.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores how biocitizenship works to maintain national borders and relegate certain populations—in this case, immigrants with HIV/AIDS—to death. Although immigrants are not citizens, ... More


Nonhuman Biocitizens: Lab Animals, Cruel Optimism, and the Politics of Death

Marina Levina

in Biocitizenship: The Politics of Bodies, Governance, and Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479845194
eISBN:
9781479846306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845194.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This essays analyses Lab Animal, a trade magazine, which markets the production and acquisition of animal bodies for research and experiments. Through an analysis of advertisement images, research ... More


The Post-Soviet Treasure Hunt: New Sacred Histories and Geographies

Anya Bernstein

in Religious Bodies Politic: Rituals of Sovereignty in Buryat Buddhism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226072555
eISBN:
9780226072692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072692.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter shifts the focus back to contemporary Buryatia, taking a close look at the strategies used to re-consecrate postsocialist Buddhist landscape and the production of new sacred geographies, ... More


The Death and Life of Colonial Mortality Bills

Molly Farrell

in Counting Bodies: Population in Colonial American Writing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190277314
eISBN:
9780190277338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277314.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Chapter Four investigates the forms of human accounting in colonial newspapers across North American port cities. Applying the methods of literary criticism to materials that were once the province ... More


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