Developme ntal M easures: The Z ika Virus, Microceph aly, and H istories of Glob al Northern State Anxieties

  • junio 13, 2017

ABSTRACT This project seeks to understand anxious and fearful responses to the Zika virus and microcephaly that began circulating widely in February, 2016. My project works to uncover racial histories embedded in the contemporary scientific and medical practice of measuring head circumference. By arguing that microcephaly is a racialized metric of civilizational and human development, […]