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., pp. 101–102. 75 Barnes, The Minority Body , p. 20–21. 76 Ibid., p. 43. 77 Ibid., p. 72. 78 Gould, The Mismeasure of Man , p. 121. 79 This was very troubling for nineteenth-century prison doctors as the brains of the criminals they autopsied tended to be large (because brains expand when a person is hanged). 80 Broca quoted in Gould, The Mismeasure of Man , p. 135. 81 Barnes, The Minority Body , p. 72 (ellipses added for clarity). 82 Ibid., p. 37. 83 Ibid., p. 38. 84 Ibid., p. 41. 85 Ibid., pp. 71–72. 86 Albrecht , G. L

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displays in autopsies of poliomyelitis victims. For simplicity, the disease will henceforth be called “polio” in this chapter, unless in a direct quotation from the source material. See John Rodman Paul, A History of Poliomyelitis (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1971), p. 8; Hamborsky, Kroger and Wolfe (eds), Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases , p. 297. 8 J. N. Hays, Epidemics and Pandemics: Their Impact on Human History (Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2005), p. 414. 9 Rogers, Polio Wars

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living and the dead body, Crossland’s work points to finer distinctions, which may operate to draw a line between the dissected and the autopsied body. These are suggestive of different ontologies at work,49 but also of a certain instability of meaning associated with the dead body (or its remains), which is subject both to continuity and difference. In several respects, then, the developments associated with the long dead served to interrupt the promise of closure suggested by the TRC and exemplified in the physical acts of exhumation and reburial. By calling

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continued sniping would affect the film’s chances at the Oscars that year. Interview with Bob Daly, Santa Monica, CA, 18 October 2010. 5 For example, James Douglass; Douglas Horne on autopsy and the Zapruder film, and James Bamford, who wrote the book The Puzzle Palace, about the National Security Agency. 6 Wesley Morris, ‘Stone’s ‘Alexander’ turns out not so great’, Boston Globe (24 November 2004). Available at​ae/​ movies/​articles/​2004/​11/​24/​stones_​alexander_​turns_​out_​not_​so_​ great/​ (accessed 1 March 2016). Olga Craig, ‘I have let Alexander

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‘Case history’ on violence against women, and against women’s rights to health and to reproductive health
Sara De Vido

The anamnesis, which in medical terms mainly consists in case history, provides a legal analysis of around 70 decisions taken by domestic and regional human rights courts, and UN treaty bodies, relevant for the two dimensions at the core of the book, the horizontal, ‘interpersonal’ dimension and the vertical, ‘state policies’ dimension. The first dimension includes cases on domestic violence, rape in peacetime and female genital mutilation. The second dimension explores cases on abortion, involuntary sterilisation, maternal health and emergency contraception. The chapter examines the decisions following three axes/questions: Who are the applicants? In which ways was women’s health relevant in the decision? What reparations, if any, were granted? The book does not aim to elaborate a database of jurisprudence but to reflect on legal issues arising from selected decisions to elaborate the concept of violence against women’s health in chapter 2.

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