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Affliction : health, disease, poverty

Author: Veena Das
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2015.
Series: Forms of living.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Affliction: Health, Disease, Poverty inaugurates a novel way of understanding the trajectories of health and disease in the context of poverty. It traces the unfolding of illness within families, local communities, neighborhood markets and in occult worlds. Privileging the experience of people living in these neighborhoods it asks how can global health be made to take this experience into account rather than escape  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Economia. Organizzazione ed evoluzione socio-economica dei vari Paesi
Economia. Sottosviluppo e sviluppo socio-economico
Politica sociale e legislazione sociale
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Veena Das
ISBN: 9780823261819 0823261816 9780823261802 0823261808
OCLC Number: 1203623049
Description: XIV, 255 p. ; 23 cm
Series Title: Forms of living.
Other Titles: Affliction
Responsibility: Veena Das.

Abstract:

Affliction: Health, Disease, Poverty inaugurates a novel way of understanding the trajectories of health and disease in the context of poverty. It traces the unfolding of illness within families, local communities, neighborhood markets and in occult worlds. Privileging the experience of people living in these neighborhoods it asks how can global health be made to take this experience into account rather than escape from it?.

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