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Rethinking diabetes : entanglements with trauma, poverty, and HIV

Author: Emily Mendenhall
Publisher: Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Rethinking Diabetes investigates how diabetes is perceived and experienced differently from one place to the next. Drawing upon ethnographic narratives from women residing in urban contexts in the US, India, South Africa, and Kenya, the project unpacks how social, cultural, and epidemiological factors shape people's experiences and why we need to take these differences seriously when we think about what drives  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mendenhall, Emily, 1982- author.
Rethinking diabetes
Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2018052012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Mendenhall
ISBN: 9781501738319 1501738313 9781501738326 1501738321
OCLC Number: 1061870806
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 215 pages)
Contents: Syndemic diabetes --
Chicago --
Delhi --
Soweto --
Nairobi.
Responsibility: Emily Mendenhall ; foreword by Mark Nichter.
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In Rethinking Diabetes, Emily Mendenhall investigates how global and local factors transform how diabetes is perceived, experienced, and embodied from place to place. Mendenhall argues that the link  Read more...

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"An erudite work of original and seminal scholarship, Rethinking Diabetes is an extraordinary study that is especially and unreservedly recommended." * Midwest Book Review *

 
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