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When people come first : critical studies in global health

Author: João Guilherme Biehl; Adriana Petryna
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2013
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When people come first.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2012049338
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: João Guilherme Biehl; Adriana Petryna
ISBN: 9780691157382 0691157383 9780691157399 0691157391 9781400846801 1400846803
OCLC Number: 858902381
Description: 1 online resource (446 p.)
Contents: Critical Global Health, Joao Biehl and Adriana Petryna 1 I EVIDENCE Overview 23 1A Return to the Magic Bullet? Malaria and Global Health in the Twenty-First Century, Marcos Cueto 30 2Evidence-Based Global Public Health - Subjects, Profits, Erasures, Vincanne Adams 54 3The "Right to Know" or "Know Your Rights"? Human Rights and a People-Centered Approach to Health Policy, Joseph J. Amon 91 4Children as Victims - The Moral Economy of Childhood in the Times of AIDS, Didier Fassin 109 II INTERVENTIONS Overview 133 5Therapeutic Clientship - Belonging in Uganda's Projectified Landscape of AIDS Care, Susan Reynolds Whyte, Michael A. Whyte, Lotte Meinert, and Jenipher Twebaze 140 6The Struggle for a Public Sector - PEPFAR in Mozambique, James Pfeiffer 166 7The Next Epidemic - Pain and the Politics of Relief in Botswana's Cancer Ward, Julie Livingston 182 8A Salvage Ethnography of the Guinea Worm - Witchcraft, Oracles and Magic in a Disease Eradication Program, Amy Moran-Thomas 207 III MARKETS Overview 243 9Public-Private Mixes - The Market for Anti-Tuberculosis Drugs in India, Stefan Ecks and Ian Harper 252 10Labor Instability and Community Mental Health - The Work of Pharmaceuticals in Santiago, Chile, Clara Han 276 11The Ascetic Subject of Compliance - The Turn to Chronic Diseases in Global Health, Ian Whitmarsh 302 12Legal Remedies - Therapeutic Markets and the Judicialization of the Right to Health, Joao Biehl and Adriana Petryna 325 Afterword - The Peopling of Technologies, Michael M. J. Fischer 347 Contributors 375 Acknowledgments 381 References 385 Index 425
Responsibility: edited by Joao Biehl and Adriana Petryna

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