Precarious Prescriptions: Contested Histories of Race and Health in North America (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Precarious Prescriptions: Contested Histories of Race and Health in North America

Author: John Raymond Mckiernan-González; Martin Anthony Summers; Laurie B Green
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Precarious Prescriptions brings together essays that place race, citizenship, and gender at the center of questions about health and disease. Exploring the interplay between disease as a biological  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Precarious Prescriptions: Contested Histories of Race and Health in North America
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Raymond Mckiernan-González; Martin Anthony Summers; Laurie B Green
OCLC Number: 943203378
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: ContentsIntroductionLaurie Green, John Mckiernan-Gonzalez, and Martin Summers1. Curing the Nation with Cacti: Native Healing and State Building before the Texas RevolutionMark Allan Goldberg2. "We Were Promised Medicines": Health and Illness around the Salish Sea, 1853-1878Jennifer Seltz3. "I Studied and Practiced Medicine without Molestation": African American Doctors in the First Years of FreedomGretchen Long4. At the Nation's Edge: African American Migrants and Smallpox in the Mexican-American BorderlandsJohn Mckiernan-Gonzalez5. Diagnosing the Ailments of Black Citizenship: African American Physicians and the Dilemma of Mental Illness, 1895-1940Martin Summers6. "An Indispensable Service": Midwives and Medical Officials after New Mexico StatehoodLena McQuade-Salzfass7. Professionalizing "Local Girls": Nursing and U.S. Colonial Rule in Hawai'i, 1920-1948Jean J. Kim8. Borders, Laborers, and Racialized Medicalization: Mexican Immigration and U.S. Public Health Practices in the Twentieth CenturyNatalia Molina9. "A Transformation for Migrants": Mexican Farmworkers and Federal Health Reform During the New Deal EraVeronica Martinez-Matsuda10. "Hunger in America" and the Power of Television: Poor People, Physicians, and the Mass Media in the War against PovertyLaurie B. Green11. Making Crack Babies: Race Discourse and the Biologization of BehaviorJason E. Glenn12. Suffering and Resistance, Voice and Agency: Thoughts on History and the "Tuskegee" Syphilis StudySusan M. ReverbyContributorsIndex

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