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Une nouvelle vie pour la femme : Santé et ménopause eE does not think that you are going to be finding a particularlyngaging read when it to classification and at some points it honestly isn t But Bowker and Star address the fact that their method at bottom is one that can be at time down right boring The book picks up though in its analyses from the ICD to tuberculosis lit reviews and cultural classifications of apartheid in a way that makes it that you have to feel on a personal level the ffects of the classification that they are pointing out So what is the point Classification whether we like it or not is something that we

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And we been doing it misguidedly something that we do And we have been doing it misguidedly not looking at the preexisting structures around us we miss the nuances that reveal so much about ourselves The bigge Assigning things people or their actions to categories is a ubiuitous part of work in the modern bureaucratic world Categories in this sense arise from work and from other kinds of organized activity including the conflicts over meaning that occur when multiple groups fight over the nature of a classification systems and its categoriesThe authors focus on classification of diseases for much of the book also touching on race work practices and boundaries within and surrounding classification schemes Underneath that is an xploration of the technology bureaucracy archives daily and historical prac. Tyle they investigate a variety of classification systems including the International Classification of Diseases the Nursing Interventions Classification race classification under apartheid in South Africa and the classification of viruses and of tuberculosisThe authors mphasize the role of invisibility in the process by which classification orders human interaction They xamine how categories are made and kept invisible and how people can change this invisibility when necessary They also xplore systems of classification as part of the built information nvironment Much as an urban historian would review hig. ,
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Tices that determine classification systems and are determined by classification systems You want access to the birth control pill in 20th century Spain Better hope your doctor will classify you as hypotensive because prophylactics were illegal but hypotensive medication a side use of the pill is a ok You want money to research the tropical diseases that are killing your neighbors Sorry Western researchers aren a ok You want money to research the tropical diseases that are killing your neighbors Sorry Western researchers aren interested so that s not listed as a category in the ICD which means you don t get grant funding Visiting apartheid South Africa as An African American Woman African American woman you don t need to use the airport restroom because there isn t one available to people in your categoryIt s like they took Kafka s The Trial and split the structure open to have a look inside the spoken the unspoken the visible the forgotten Le Régime omega : Le Miracle des suppléments d'huile de poisson everything that makes up the thousands of little rules we live by fight against work around create anew It is no surprise a little dense in places but totally worth theffort And now that the idea of borderlands is fresh in my memory I think it s time for me to check out Gloria Anzalduathe sciences are very good at what they do the task of the philosopher is to keep open and xplore the spaces that otherwise would be left dark and unvisited because of their very success since new forms of knowledge might arise out of these spaces. Hway permits and zoning decisions to tell a city's story the authors review archives of classification design to understand how decisions have been made Sorting Things Out has a moral agenda for ach standard and category valorizes some point of view and silences another Standards and classifications produce advantage or suffering Jobs are made and lost; some regions benefit at the Les Chakras : Les Centres de l'énergie vitale en l'homme expense of others How these choices are made and how we think about that process are at the moral and political core of this work The book is an importantmpirical source for understanding the building of information infrastructure. If you classify things in any capacity in your life you MUST read this A partial history of ticking boxes and pigeon holing people and phenomena Half of this book deals with read this A partial history of ticking boxes and pigeon holing people and phenomena Half of this book deals with constantly
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and ver medical and nursing classifications This helps xplain why people who have been diagnosed as terminally ill can be re classified as fit for work by social services Tells how classification of arly AIDS sufferers was tailored to suit insurers and politicians The second half REFLEXOLOGIE explains why South Africa svil policy of Apartheid did so much harm and was doomed to fail It confirmed for me that there is no such thing as race The book was very interesting but hard to read It is very much an academic work which reads like other social science journal publications Indeed some sections follow articles the authors have published very closely A discipline has its own language that s fine but be aware what you get into The content and the ideas are fascinating as classification is xplored based on several cases around health race and profession The authors develop concepts to make sense of the discussions and developments of classifications It thus can be an ye opener particularly if one works in a field where classifications standards and regulations play an important role and there are many This was a truly ye opening read On. A revealing and surprising look at how classification systems can shape both worldviews and social interactionsWhat do a seventeenth century mortality table whose causes of death include fainted in a bath frighted and itch; the identification of South Africans during apartheid as European Asian colored or black; and the separation of machine from hand washables have in common All are xamples of classification the scaffolding of information infrastructuresIn Sorting Things Out Geoffrey C Bowker and Susan Leigh Star L'Amour au défi : Mieux comprendre sa vie affective et sexuelle explore the role of categories and standards in shaping the modern world In a clear and lively