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Cultured Violence: Narrative, Social Suffering, and Engendering Human Rights in Contemporary South Africa

Rosemary Jolly

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312137
eISBN:
9781846315244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315244
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book explores contemporary South African culture as a test case for the achievement of democracy by constitutional means in the wake of prolonged and violent conflict, and addresses ethical ... More


Representing Autism: Culture, Narrative, Fascination

Stuart Murray

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310911
eISBN:
9781846314667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314667
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

From concerns of an ‘autism epidemic’ to the MMR vaccine crisis, autism is a source of peculiar fascination in the contemporary media. Discussion of the condition has been largely framed within ... More


Population and Society in Western European Port-Cities, c. 1650–1939

Richard Lawton and Robert Lee (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853234357
eISBN:
9781846313837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313837
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book brings together ten original papers on the population dynamics and development of Western European port cities. In a substantial overview chapter, the editors examine ‘Port Development and ... More


Anti-diphtheria Immunization in the Irish Free State

Michael Dwyer

in Strangling Angel: Diphtheria and Childhood Immunization in Ireland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940469
eISBN:
9781786945150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940469.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter three examines the rollout of anti-diphtheria schemes in the Irish Free State. It argues that a successful – albeit small-scale – anti-diphtheria scheme undertaken in Dundalk, Co. Louth, in ... More


Towards a National Immunization Programme

Michael Dwyer

in Strangling Angel: Diphtheria and Childhood Immunization in Ireland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940469
eISBN:
9781786945150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940469.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter seven undertakes close analysis of municipal immunization schemes in Cork and Dublin in the wake of the Ring incident and in the face of impaired public health service provision attendant on ... More


Commodities and Resources During the Conquest Period

in The Economic Aspects of Spanish Imperialism in America, 1492–1810

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235521
eISBN:
9781846313011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313011.003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The ‘Columbian exchange’ – the transfer of plants, animals, seeds, and diseases between Europe and America after 1492 – had profound social, biological, and ecological consequences for both ... More


Men ‘Not Feeling Good’: The Dilemmas of Hyper-masculinity in the Era of HIV/AIDS

in Cultured Violence: Narrative, Social Suffering, and Engendering Human Rights in Contemporary South Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312137
eISBN:
9781846315244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315244.006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the question of male agency in post-apartheid South Africa. It argues that fear of the shame brought about by entry into the domain of the speakable and the subject's ... More


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