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Medicine

"Medical Time,” Introduction of Medical Anthropology Quarterly, co-authored with Sharon Kaufman. Invited volume co-edited with Sharon Kaufman (UCSF) 2011.

 

“Loss of Hope in Cancer Litigation,” Loyola Law Review, 2011.

 

“Survival Odds: Mortality in Corporate Time,” in Special issue of Current Anthropology, “Corporate Lives” ed. Hardin. R, D. Partridge and M. Welker, 2011.

 

“The Mortality Effect: Counting the Dead,” Public Culture, 22(1) (Winter 2010): 89-117.

Mortality Effect.pdf

 

“The Mortality Effect: Counting the Dead,” in Ilana Feldman and Miriam Ticktin (eds) In the Name of Humanity: The Government of Threat and Care, Duke University Press, 2010

 

“Be Prepared,” in Jonathan Metzl and Anna Kirkland (eds.) Against Health, NYU Press, 2010.

Be Prepared.pdf

 

“Countering Time: The Medical Apology,” in Austin Sarat (ed.) The Subject of Responsibility: Framing Personhood in Modern Bureacracies, Fordham University Press, 2010.

Medical Apology.pdf

 

“Surviving Terrorist Cells,” commentary co-authored with Rebecca Herzig, Academic Medicine, Fall, 2008.

 

“Cancer Butch,” Cultural Anthropology 22(4), (November, 2007): 501-538.

 

“Living in Prognosis: Toward and Elegiac Politics,” Representations 98 (Spring, 2007): 77-92.

Living in Prognosis.pdf

 

Science & Technology

“‘Come up to the Kool Taste’: African American Upward Mobility and the Semiotics of Smoking Menthols,” Public Culture 15:3 (Spring, 2003).

Come up to the Kool Taste.pdf

 

“Mysterious Delicacies and Ambiguous Agents: Lennart Nilsson in National Geographic.” Configurations 6:3 (Fall, 1998): 373-394.

 

“Inscription Fantasies and Interface Erotics: Keyboards, Law, Repetitive Strain Injuries.” Hastings Journal of Women and Law 9:2 (Spring, 1998): 219-253.

 

“Prosthetic Pathology: Enabling and Disabling the Prosthesis Trope.” Science, Technology, and Human Values 24:1 (Winter, 1998): 31-54.

Prosthetic Imagination.pdf

Automobility

 

Dangerous Instrumentality: The Bystander as Subject in Automobility

Cultural Anthropology 19:1 (February 2004): 61-94

Dangerous Instrumentality PDF

 

          Winner of the Cultural Horizons Award for best article published in CA, 2004

 

Violent Submission 

Cultural Critique 61 (Fall, 2005): 186-214.

Violent Submission.pdf

 

 

Urban Violence: Luxury in Made Space 

in Mimi Sheller and John Urry (eds.), Mobile Technologies of the Future,

Taylor and Francis, 2005.

Urban Violence.pdf                  

 

 

Urban Errands: The Means of Mobility 

Journal of Consumer Culture 2:3 (November, 2002): 385-404.

Urban Errands.pdf