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Genealogies of Care: The New Humanitarianism

Ticktin Miriam

in Casualties of Care: Immigration and the Politics of Humanitarianism in France

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520269040
eISBN:
9780520950535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269040.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter traces the genealogy of one critical transnational regime of care—what has been called the “new humanitarianism,” referring to the movement of sans-frontière-isme that started with ... More


Desire For Exception: Managing Disaster Victims

Didier Fassin

in Humanitarian Reason: A Moral History of the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520271166
eISBN:
9780520950481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271166.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter discusses the aftermath of Tragedia in Venezuela in 1999, when the National Constituent Assembly declared a state of emergency and gave full power to President Hugo Chávez to deal with ... More


The Impact of Vulnerability

Ruthann Knechel Johansen

in Listening in the Silence, Seeing in the Dark: Reconstructing Life after Brain Injury

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231146
eISBN:
9780520927766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231146.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter presents several challenges faced by Erik, whose mother got the news of his accident when she was attending a prayer in church. She had many questions to ask from the caller, but tried ... More


Waiting in Crisis

Ruthann Knechel Johansen

in Listening in the Silence, Seeing in the Dark: Reconstructing Life after Brain Injury

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231146
eISBN:
9780520927766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231146.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The feelings of all Erik's family members were intense after his accident. Erik's sister Sonia had started to keep a diary, in which she intended to record her thoughts and feelings as she ... More


Knocking on Doors

Jeanne Guillemin

in Anthrax: The Investigation of a Deadly Outbreak

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222045
eISBN:
9780520927100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222045.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter looks at the second excursion to Chkalovskiy, where the author continued the interviews with the victims' families, and presents an account of the interviews with the families of ... More


Stratified Access: Seeking Dialysis Care in the Borderlands

Milena Andrea Melo

in Unequal Coverage: The Experience of Health Care Reform in the United States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479897001
eISBN:
9781479834402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897001.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Milena Andrea Melo’s chapter examines the impact of the lack of health insurance coverage for low-income, undocumented immigrants who required regular dialysis to stay alive. Undocumented immigrants ... More


Introduction: Sexual Violence in the City

Sameena Mulla

in The Violence of Care: Rape Victims, Forensic Nurses, and Sexual Assault Intervention

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479800315
eISBN:
9781479878901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800315.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book explores sexual assault forensic interventions and how they are mediated by the relationship between law and medicine in formal emergency room-based programs. Drawing on four years of ... More


Re/production: Articulating Paths to Healing and Justice

Sameena Mulla

in The Violence of Care: Rape Victims, Forensic Nurses, and Sexual Assault Intervention

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479800315
eISBN:
9781479878901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800315.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter examines how reproduction figures within sexual assault interventions. It begins with the case of emergency contraception to elucidate the relationship between sexual violence and ... More


Dengue Season in the City of Emergencies

Alex M. Nading

in Mosquito Trails: "Ecology, Health, and the Politics of Entanglement"

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282612
eISBN:
9780520958562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282612.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

In this chapter, I show how people reacted to seasonal dengue epidemics. Dengue is a “seasonal emergency” in Nicaragua. Epidemics occurred yearly, during the rainy season between September and ... More


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