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Technological Visions: The Hopes and Fears that Shape New Technologies

Marita Sturken, Douglas Thomas, Sandra Ball-Rokeach - Social Science - 2004 - 371 pages
For as long as people have developed new technologies, there has been debate over the purposes, shape, and potential for their use. In this exciting collection, a range of ...
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Tourists of History: Memory, Kitsch, and Consumerism from Oklahoma City to ...

Marita Sturken - History - 2007 - 344 pages
In Tourists of History, the cultural critic Marita Sturken argues that over the past two decades, Americans have responded to national trauma through consumerism, kitsch ...
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Thelma & Louise

Marita Sturken - Performing Arts - 2000 - 94 pages
Thelma and Louise (1991) sparked a remarkable public discussion about feminism, violence, and the representation of women in cinema. Subject to vilification in the press for ...
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The Scar That Binds: American Culture and the Vietnam War

Keith Beattie - History - 1998 - 240 pages
At the height of the Vietnam War, American society was so severely fragmented that it seemed that Americans may never again share common concerns. The media and other ...
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Sizwe's Test: A Young Man's Journey Through Africa's AIDS Epidemic

Jonny Steinberg - Social Science - 2008 - 368 pages
At the age of twenty-nine, Sizwe Magadla is among the most handsome, well-educated, and richest of the men in his poverty-stricken village. Dr. Hermann Reuter, a son of old ...
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The Republic of Therapy: Triage and Sovereignty in West Africa’s Time of AIDS

Vinh-Kim Nguyen - Social Science - 2010 - 252 pages
The Republic of Therapy tells the story of the global response to the HIV epidemic from the perspective of community organizers, activists, and people living with HIV in West ...
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AIDS, Politics, and Music in South Africa

Fraser G. McNeill - Social Science - 2011
This book offers an original anthropological approach to the AIDS epidemic in South Africa, demonstrating why AIDS interventions in the former homeland of Venda have failed ...
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Ancestors and Antiretrovirals: The Biopolitics of HIV/AIDS in Post-Apartheid ...

Claire Laurier Decoteau - Social Science - 2013 - 368 pages
In the years since the end of apartheid, South Africans have enjoyed a progressive constitution, considerable access to social services for the poor and sick, and a booming ...
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Scrambling for Africa: AIDS, Expertise, and the Rise of American Global ...

Johanna Tayloe Crane - Social Science - 2013 - 224 pages
Countries in sub-Saharan Africa were once dismissed by Western experts as being too poor and chaotic to benefit from the antiretroviral drugs that transformed the AIDS epidemic ...
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