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The Resource The age of immunology : conceiving a future in an alienating world, A. David Napier, (electronic resource)

The age of immunology : conceiving a future in an alienating world, A. David Napier, (electronic resource)

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The age of immunology : conceiving a future in an alienating world
Title
The age of immunology
Title remainder
conceiving a future in an alienating world
Statement of responsibility
A. David Napier
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this fascinating and inventive work, A. David Napier argues that the central assumption of immunology--that we survive through the recognition and elimination of non-self--has become a defining concept of the modern age. Tracing this immunological understanding of self and other through an incredibly diverse array of venues, from medical research to legal and military strategies and the electronic revolution, Napier shows how this defensive way of looking at the world not only destroys diversity but also eliminates the possibility of truly engaging difference, thereby impoverishing our cultur
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Napier, A. David
Dewey number
305.8/001
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Ethnology
  • Intercultural communication
  • Self
  • Change
  • Immunology
  • Ethnology
  • Cross-Cultural Comparison
  • Self Concept
Label
The age of immunology : conceiving a future in an alienating world, A. David Napier, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-313) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Acknowledgments; Preface: Nailed to the Crossroads; Introduction; Part I: Anthropology; 1. Anthropological Inoculations; 2. Thinking Immunologically; 3. Immunology and Illness Experience; Part II: Epistemology; 4. Foreign AIDS: Cultural Relations as an Immunological Form; 5. Unnatural Selection: Social Symbols of the Microbial World; 6. Reciprocity: Solution and Dissolution in Immunology; 7. Undiscovered Selves; Part III: Autogeny; Epilogue: Nonself Help; Notes; References; Index
Control code
ocn695991333
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 319 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226568140
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)695991333
Label
The age of immunology : conceiving a future in an alienating world, A. David Napier, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-313) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Acknowledgments; Preface: Nailed to the Crossroads; Introduction; Part I: Anthropology; 1. Anthropological Inoculations; 2. Thinking Immunologically; 3. Immunology and Illness Experience; Part II: Epistemology; 4. Foreign AIDS: Cultural Relations as an Immunological Form; 5. Unnatural Selection: Social Symbols of the Microbial World; 6. Reciprocity: Solution and Dissolution in Immunology; 7. Undiscovered Selves; Part III: Autogeny; Epilogue: Nonself Help; Notes; References; Index
Control code
ocn695991333
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 319 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226568140
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)695991333

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