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Redfield, Peter / 2012. Bioexpectations: Life technologies as humanitarian goods.
Public Culture, 24 (1): 157-184.

Expectations that people should live—even under extreme conditions of crisis, neglect, and poverty—now combine with doubts about the capacity of states to provide for their populations. One result has been a set of technologies built around minimalist forms of care. Created by a heterogeneous movement of corporations as well as non-profit organizations, they attempt to respond to poverty and disaster through ethical design.


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Sector: Health Providers, Nutrition, Pharmaceuticals, Sanitation
Region: East Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa Caribbean, South America South Asia