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AIDS: The Disease That Fits

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0078
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

AIDS unites the germ theory of disease with systems thinking. AIDS could only arise in the late twentieth century. The encounter with HIV/AIDS has brought tremendous inspiration to virologists' ... More


Sanction and Socialize: Military Command Responsibility and Corporate Accountability for Atrocities

Scott A. Gilmore

in Corporate Social Responsibility?: Human Rights in the New Global Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226244273
eISBN:
9780226244440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226244440.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The CSR movement faces a dilemma between the penal code of sanctions and the honor code of self-regulation. To escape this binary, this Chapter draws lessons from the laws of war. Mitigating the ... More


Outwith the Law in Samoa and Tonga

Sue farran

in Gender on the Edge: Transgender, Gay, and Other Pacific Islanders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838829
eISBN:
9780824869489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838829.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that transgender Pacific Islanders in Samoa and Tonga remain beyond or “outwith” the law in a number of ways and yet also within it when the boundaries shift. It considers certain ... More


Homicide and Homicide Cases in Old Liangshan

Qubi Shimei and Ma Erzi

in Perspectives on the Yi of Southwest China

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219885
eISBN:
9780520935259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219885.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses one of the most important functions of the cyvi: the regulation of social order by means of unwritten customary civil and criminal law. It deals with homicide within the clan, ... More


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