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    Asthmatic Houston
    Asthmatic New York City
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  6. page KNOWLEDGES edited Asthma Knowledges Identifying Asthma Knowledges What person, group or organization is being prof…
    Asthma Knowledges
    Identifying Asthma Knowledges
    What person, group or organization is being profiled, and why are they of interest to The Asthma Files?
    What have they done – through research, or a particular way of documenting or caring for asthma, for example-- that illustrates how they conceive of the causes, triggers and management of asthma?
    What timeline of events illustrates how this way of thinking about asthma has developed?
    Characterizing Asthma Knowledges
    What causes, mechanisms, triggers and dynamics of asthma are identified or presumed by this way of thinking about asthma?
    Does this person, group or organization claim to have a new or unique way of thinking about asthma? Does this approach point to or suggest problems with other approaches?
    What studies have they done to further their understanding of asthma? How were their studies designed?
    What data (including experiential data) was collected or used to support or explore their way of thinking about asthma? What visualizations of this data have been created?
    What relationships and types of causation are drawn out in this way of thinking about asthma?
    What kinds of technology and infrastructure enabled this ways of producing asthma knowledge?
    What kinds of social collectivity have shaped or enabled this way of thinking about asthma?
    How does this person, group or organization make use of data and findings generated by others – in other scientific disciplines, in other municipal or national contexts, etc.?
    Has this person, group or organization devised ways of testing their asthma knowledge, or ways to pursue new asthma knowledge?
    How can the thought style of this person, group or organization be described?
    Sharing and Acting on Asthma Knowledges
    How has this person, group or organization shared their way of thinking about or caring for asthma? What kinds of publications or events were produced? What visualizations were circulated?
    How has their way of thinking about and caring for asthma been received or taken up by others?
    What actions or programs are called for by this way of thinking about asthma? Who would be responsible for these actions or programs?
    Influences on Asthma Knowledges
    What social ecology does this person, group or organization work within, and how did it shaped their way of conceiving and engaging asthma?
    What events or data seem to have motivated their ways of thinking about and engaging asthma?
    What funding enables their work and possibly shapes their way of thinking about asthma?
    What in the history of this person, group or organization likely shaped the way they conceived or and engage asthma?
    Asthma Knowledge as Cultural Critique
    What does this person, group or organization seem to find methodologically challenging or concerning in dealing with asthma?
    What experience, events or data do they point to exemplify problems with conventional ways of thinking about and dealing with asthma?
    What assumptions about asthma do they actively try to avoid or displace?
    What knowledge forms and practices seem to be idealized by this person, group or organization?
    What kinds of asthma literacy are (implicitly or explicitly) called for by the way this person, group or organization thinks about asthma?
    What kinds of governance are (implicitly or explicitly) called for in the way they think about asthma?
    How can The Asthma Files enable or supplement this way of thinking about asthma, and the work of this person, group or organization?

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    Asthmatic Spaces
    Characterizing Asthmatic Spaces
    What are the social, political and cultural characteristics of this area? Is there a record of environmental injustice? Is the area thought of as an asthma hotspot? Who are the stakeholders?
    What are signature characteristics of this area as an asthmatic space?
    Accounting for Asthma
    How prevalent is asthma, and who is tracking asthma prevalence?
    What spatial units (cities, counties, provinces, regulatory regions, etc.) are important in this area?
    What are the costs of asthma to families affected by asthma, to government, to businesses (in lost work days, for example)? Who is producing this information?
    How has asthma been covered by local media? Where have causes of and responsibility for asthma incidence been placed? What interventions have been highlighted?
    What kinds of civic organizations (environmental groups, caregivers groups) are involved in asthma surveillance and care?
    What kind of research has been done on asthma-related issues in this area, and what are the findings?
    Causes of Asthma
    What cultural, social, political, economic, ecological and built features of the area may contribute to asthma patterns?
    Are there notable occupational drivers of asthma in this area?
    What is known about air quality and dynamics?
    What information is available to assess cumulative community risk?
    Experiencing Asthma
    How do different people in this area experience asthma?
    How have people integrated experiential knowledge with other kinds of knowledge?
    Caring for Asthma
    What forms of medical care are available (and not) to people suffering from asthma?
    What forms of asthma education (in schools, for example) exist, and what is their orientation?
    Who regulates environmental triggers of asthma, and what is their record and reputation?
    What programs are in place to measure and mitigate asthma triggers in this area?
    Histories of Asthma
    How have asthma rates in this area changed since 1985? Since 1945?
    Are there new treatments for asthma? How, over the last decades, has medical care for asthma changed?
    Have government agencies changed the way they conceive and respond to asthma?
    Are there new civic organizations working on asthma?
    Has concern about climate change shaped the way asthma is understood and addressed?
    Changing Asthmatic Spaces
    What kinds of policies and enforcement could change asthma incidence?
    What would improve asthma care and education, and how could this build on existing infrastructure?
    How could The Asthma Files project help mobilize positive change in this area?

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