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From Prometheus to Pistorius: a Genealogy of Physical Ability
(Fragile Frames + Monstrosities)ModernWar + (Flagged Bodies + Cyborgs)PostmodernWar = dis-AbilityCyborged
ID Troubles: The National Identification Systems in Japan and the (mis) Construction of the Subject
Modern Japan established three kinds of national identification (ID) systems over its population: Koseki, Alien Registration, and Juki-net. The Koseki system is a patriarchal family registration of all citizens. It began ...
A Mobile Army of Metaphors: Archiving, Sharing, and Distributing the Social in Digital Photography
This thesis charts the shifts in metaphors of memory associated with the digitization of personal photography – from ‘archiving’ to ‘sharing’ – developing a strong account of the role of metaphor in shaping cultural ...
Disability in the Digital Age: Reconfiguring Access, Inclusion and Equality
There is an abundance of research that examines disability and technology in the context of computers and the Internet, however few have examined disability and mobile devices. Also largely absent from existing literature ...
Toward a Political Sociology of Blockchain
This thesis project was intended to take an exploratory look at blockchain technology using an interdisciplinary social lens. Drawing on a variety of sources, including Actor-Network Theory, multiplicity, prefigurative ...
Patient Perspectives of Robotic Interaction in Healthcare: A Case Analysis of the Kinarm Robot in Brain Function Analysis
The Kinarm assessment, which is the focus of my study, is a robotic standardized assessment tool that measures brain function and memory in elderly patients. The Kinarm assessment remakes bodies in the process of turning ...