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    Disease, Risk, and Contagion: French Colonial and Postcolonial Constructions of “African” Bodies.Carolyn Sargent & Stéphanie Larchanché - 2014 - Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 11 (4):455-466.
    In this article, we explore how sub-Saharan African immigrant populations in France have been constructed as risk groups by media sources, in political rhetoric, and among medical professionals, drawing on constructs dating to the colonial period. We also examine how political and economic issues have been mirrored and advanced in media visibility and ask why particular populations and the diseases associated with them in the popular imagination have received more attention at certain historical moments. In the contemporary period we analyze (...)
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    Questioning Our Principles: Anthropological Contributions to Ethical Dilemmas in Clinical Practice.Carolyn Sargent & Carolyn Smith-Morris - 2006 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 15 (2):123-134.
    This paper presents an analysis of the applicability of a principalist approach for a global, or cross-cultural, bioethics. We focus especially on the principle of individual autonomy, a core value in ethical discourse. We echo some long-standing criticisms of other anthropologists, sociologists, and many medical ethicists that the individualistic approach to autonomy is a Euro-American value and cannot be ethically applied in all settings. As a remedy, we suggest an adaptation of Kleinman's Explanatory Model approach to questions of decisionmaking. We (...)
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    Gender, Body, Meaning: Anthropological Perspectives on Self-Injury and Borderline Personality Disorder.Carolyn Fishel Sargent - 2003 - Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 10 (1):25-27.
    In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology 10.1 (2003) 25-27 [Access article in PDF] Gender, Body, Meaning:Anthropological Perspectives on Self-Injury and Borderline Personality Disorder Carolyn Sargent THE CENTRAL THEMES OF "Commodity Body/Sign: Borderline Personality Disorder and the Signification of Self-Injurious Behavior" reflect issues that cut across the disciplines represented by this journal and have received increasing attention from anthropologists. Medical anthropologists, as well as psychological anthropologists and others interested in symbolic analysis (...)
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    The Muslim Body and the Politics of Immigration in France: Popular and Biomedical Representations of Malian Migrant Women.Stephanie Larchanche & Carolyn Sargent - 2007 - Body and Society 13 (3):79-102.
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