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MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY: 227 03/11/2009 RISK SOCIETY: Concept of non-knowledge, EPIDEMIOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE: “Emidemiological knowledge is under continual dispute and reconstruction, but this goes unmarked in popular publications, adn event at ttimes in professional literature.” (Lock, 1998) “epidemiology works in a time frame requiring years of longitudinal research to establish the contribution of various factors to human health and illness” “i term this complex bureaucratic process by which a population attempts to establish a status as harmfully exposed and deserving of compensation a biological citizenship. In Ukraine, hwehere an emergent democracy is yoked to a harsh market transition, the damaged biology of a population has become grounds for social membership adn the basis for staking citizenship claims” (petryna, 2008) Biological citizenship Solidarity Protections as a right if you are a citizen KNOWN/UNKNOWN: the UN scientific committee on the effects of atomic radiation. .. has
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