Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography

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  1. Self-Devouring Growth
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  2. The Uncaring, Intricate World
    Anthropologist Pamela Reynolds shares her fieldwork diary from her time spent in Zimbabwe's Zambezi valley during the 1980s, in which she recounts the difficulties, pleasures, and contradictions of studying the daily lives of... Learn More
    Published: 16th August 2019
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  3. Cooking Data
    In Cooking Data Crystal Biruk offers an ethnographic account of research into the demographics of HIV and AIDS in Malawi in which she rethinks how quantitative health data is produced by showing how data production is inevitably... Learn More
    Published: 4th April 2018
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  4. Medicine in the Meantime
    Ramah McKay follows two medical projects in Mozambique through the day-to-day lives of patients and health care providers, showing how transnational medical resources and infrastructures give rise to diverse possibilities for... Learn More
    Published: 12th January 2018
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  5. Tell Me Why My Children Died
    This gripping book narrates the efforts to identify a strange disease that killed thirty-eight people in a Venezuelan rainforest between 2007 and 2008 and sketches out systematic health inequities regarding the rights to produce... Learn More
    Published: 23rd May 2016
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  6. Metabolic Living
    In Metabolic Living Harris Solomon studies obesity and diabetes in Mumbai, India, presenting a new narrative of metabolic illness in which it is less about the overconsumption of food than it is about the body's relationship to... Learn More
    Published: 9th May 2016
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  7. Metrics
    The contributors to Metrics use ethnographic evidence from around the globe to evaluate the accomplishments, limits, and the consequences of applying metrics to global health. Now the standard in measuring global health program... Learn More
    Published: 4th March 2016
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  8. After War
    Zoë H. Wool explores how the most severely injured veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars rehabilitating at Walter Reed Medical Center—whether recovering from losing a limb or sustaining a traumatic brain injury—struggle... Learn More
    Published: 27th November 2015
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  9. addicted.pregnant.poor
    In this ethnography of addicted, pregnant, and poor women living in daily-rent hotels in San Francisco, Kelly Ray Knight examines the myriad struggles these women face, as well as their encounters with social and medical institutions.... Learn More
    Published: 27th October 2015
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  10. Ordinary Medicine
    Sharon R. Kaufman examines the quandary of patients, families and doctors not knowing the point where enough medical treatment becomes too much treatment. A hidden chain of drivers among science, industry, new technology, and... Learn More
    Published: 29th May 2015
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  11. The Impotence Epidemic
    In this ethnography of impotence as a medical and social phenomenon, Everett Yuehong Zhang argues that the recent increase in Chinese men seeking treatment for impotence represents a shift in changing sexual attitudes in capitalist... Learn More
    Published: 6th March 2015
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  12. Para-States and Medical Science
    In Para-States and Medical Science, P. Wenzel Geissler and the contributors examine how medicine and public health in Africa have been transformed as a result of economic and political liberalization and globalization, intertwined... Learn More
    Published: 30th January 2015
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  13. Second Chances
    During the first decade of this millennium, many thousands of people in Uganda who otherwise would have died from AIDS got second chances at life. The essays in Second Chances draw on personal accounts and a broad knowledge of... Learn More
    Published: 21st November 2014
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