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Nixon, Kari

Endemic

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Table of contents

1. The Making of a Modern Endemic: An Introduction
Lorenzo Servitje, Kari Nixon

Part I. Contagious Culture and Cultures of Contagion

2. Contagion and Anarchy: Matthew Arnold and the Disease of Modern Life
Lorenzo Servitje

3. Dark Zones: The Ebola Body as a Configuration of Horror
Catherine Belling

4. Needles and Bullets: Media Theory, Medicine, and Propaganda, 1910–1940
Ghislain Thibault

Part II. Digital Virality

5. Immunizing the Social Network: Public Health and the “Troubled Teenager” in Digital Media
Olivia Banner

6. The Writing Is on the Wall: Epidemiology and the Anticipated Ends of Social Media
Kimberly Hall

Part III. Theorizing the Politics of Contagion in a Neoliberal World

7. Intestine Disorder: Neoliberalism and Biomial Politics
Robert Geroux

8.
The Political Without Guarantees: Contagious Police Shootings, Neuroscientific Cultural Imaginaries, and Neuroscientific Futures
Stephen T. Casper

9. Infecting Humanness: A Critique of the Autonomous Self in Contagion
Yunjin La-mei Woo

Part IV. Reconstructing Contagion

10. Thinking like a Virus: Contagion, Postmodernist Epistemology, and the Ethics of Belief
Mathieu Donner

11. Figuring the Other Within: The Gendered Underpinnings of Germ Narratives
Laurel Bollinger

12. Dying a Natural Death: Ethics and Political Activism for Endemic Infectious Disease
Claire Hooker, Chris Degeling, Paul Mason

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociological Theory, Bioethics, Medical Sociology, Knowledge - Discourse, Social Media, Philosophy of the Social Sciences

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137521415
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-52140-8

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