Socialized medicine has always been political: COVID-19, science and biopower in India

  title={Socialized medicine has always been political: COVID-19, science and biopower in India},
  author={Aswathy Raveendran and Jesse Bazzul},
  journal={Cultural Studies of Science Education},
  pages={995 - 1013}
In this article, we discuss the tensions surrounding science, biopower, and citizenship that have been thrown into sharp relief by the COVID 19 pandemic. We situate these tensions in the epistemological and political conflict between science, public health education, and alternative medical systems that has been rekindled by the pandemic in India. To do so, we critically examine media articles and health education documents in the form of illustrated narratives/posters to show how education… 
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