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Optics of regulation and control

Ieva Jusionyte and Daniel M. Goldstein

techno-science of abnormal behavior detection that underlies counterterrorism efforts (Maguire and Fussey, this issue) to pandemic disease reporting and data sharing between sovereign states and global public health institutions (Mason, this issue). The

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Diederik F. Janssen

—to grounded kids. In “The Biologically Vulnerable Boy: Framing Sex Differences in Childhood Infectious Disease Mortality,” Heather T. Battles examines late nineteenth- and twentieth-century awareness and interpretations of sex differences in childhood

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Toward Comprehensive Conceptualizations of Contemporary Public Health

Participation as the Cornerstone of Appropriate Methodologies

Harry Nijhuis

Laboratory) project developed in The Hague. Historical Discourses of Public Health The World Health Organization ( WHO 2016: 1 ) definition from 1948 on health (“a state of complete social, mental and physical well-being and not merely the absence of disease

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Black Moves

Moments in the History of African-American Masculine Mobilities

Tim Cresswell

disease. Drapetomania was a diagnosis applied to slaves who attempted to run away from their masters in the slave-owning states of the American south. 26 DRAPETOMANIA, OR THE DISEASE CAUSING NEGROES TO RUN AWAY. It is unknown to our medical authorities

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Social Sensations of Symptoms

Embodied Socialities of HIV and Trauma in Uganda

Lotte Meinert and Susan Reynolds Whyte

and symptoms. This aspect of the sociality of sensations and symptoms follows from the fact that HIV is a contagious disease contracted primarily though intimate relations – sexual partners or mother-to-child transmission. HIV usually has a long and

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Wolfgang Merkel and Jean-Paul Gagnon

or death. This would be something that I call an acute crisis. An acute crisis is a question of mere existence: it’s either life or death. If there are no decisive decisions taken which cure this disease then the patient will die. The same applied to

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Lessons from the shrimp value chain in El Salvador

Nahuel Oddone and Ramón Padilla-Pérez

model is characterized by limited use of technology—for instance, no monitoring of the physical and chemical parameters of the water and no basic disease analysis and natural feeding, resulting in low productivity (400 pounds per hectare in each cycle

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Separating the Wheat from the Chaff

The Social Worlds of Wheat

Jessica Barnes

before the rest were rescued by Mrs. Fife (2008: 72). The seed’s potential soon became apparent. The grain it produced was harder than other varieties, excellent for bread making, resistant to rust disease, and matured slightly earlier. Fife began to

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Jeffrey A. Sluka

.g. diarrhoea, illness, infections, diseases, skin problems, other health risks such as animals, accidents and environmental risks, and mental health). The final chapter takes a reflexive perspective to consider ‘an overlooked question: Is fieldwork for me?’ (5

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Brian Bergen-Aurand

about the active transmission of Zika virus at the Olympics in Brazil and throughout a neighborhood in Miami, Florida, recommended pregnant women or women wanting to become pregnant survey the information at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention