Public Statement on Zika Virus in Puerto Rico

March 16, 2016 nyupressblog 0

We write out of our shared concern over the current Zika virus epidemic in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean in the hopes of making useful interventions. Because of Zika’s adverse effect on fetal development and potential link to Guillan-Barré syndrome, the virus poses serious concerns for public health. […]

Putting the Lead in Structural Violence

January 26, 2016 nyupressblog 0

—Peter C. Little As anthropologist and disaster studies expert Gregory Button, author of Disaster Culture, recently put it, the unfolding disaster in Flint, Michigan is more than a case of urban lead contamination. Rather, it […]




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