The Fragrance of Citizenship//The Acridity of Others: towards health skepticism zine

The Fragrance of Citizenship//The Acridity of Others: towards health skepticism zine

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The Fragrance of Citizenship//The Acridity of Others: Towards Health Skepticism—Bellum Primer Two by Sasha Durakov

The policing of health or hygiene can be codified in policy, law, city codes, or ordinance; it can be carried out by police officers, licensing agencies, judges, and even everyday citizens (through complaints); and it can be positioned as if it were targeting a group (e.g. prostitutes), a disease, or a ‘contagious environment.’ Public Health is a mobile and elastic power that weaves in and out of different vernaculars and institutions, capable of reshaping or reinforcing existing racial, sexual, domestic, and moral paradigms.