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By Marcia C. Inhorn
Published: 22 July 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
... Clinical personality Patient-centered care Iatrogenesis (medical harm) Reproductive damage Emirates medicine ...
Published: 22 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375357-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
... prowess of its director, Dr. Pankaj Shrivastav, who is regarded as Dubai’s “IVF idol” by his patients. This chapter analyzes the “cult of clinical personality” surrounding “Dr. Pankaj” (as his patients call him), and the many reasons why he is regarded as a superior IVF physician. Many reprotravelers...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... In this personal essay, the author witnesses a newborn baby’s struggle for survival in a clinic in Patna. This experience and similar others is used to discuss the pressing issue of poverty and dire health-care conditions in the author’s birthplace. The essay is also a meditation on home...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
... Chapter 4 asks how metabolism is diagnosable and treatable, through the sciences of diabetology, nutrition, and surgical amputation. It is concerned with absorption between persons and clinics. Ethnographically, it is anchored in the clinic and works through substances like calories, insulin...
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
... and diversity. Race relations Neighborhood Partnership Initiative Gender equality Women’s Initiative One of the discrete institutional innovations of Dr. Snyderman’s tenure as Chancellor was the creation of the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI). Looked down upon by top-tier medical schools...
Published: 25 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7463-3
... processes that lead (for some) to becoming a candidate for kidney transplantation. Attending to the cumulative effects of the small, everyday moments in the hospital hallway and clinic exam room by which individual patients came to matter in culturally resonant terms as “agile,” “ungainly,” or “worth...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375241-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7524-1
.... During Schwers’s tour, when a district doctor also does clinical research in villages, Likili persons threaten him with dancing gestures, wielding flywhisks, and suggest he and colonial medicine should be swept away. Schwers’s report is poorly received in Brussels; the quality of his research...
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
... and nurturing mutually beneficial relationships, not just about trying to separate wealthy people from their money. He made lasting friendships from his efforts at development which ended up being vastly more successful and personally satisfying than he ever suspected they might. Building Relationships...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
..., creating complex layers of embeddedness as bodies and narratives circulate. Received medical modes of eliciting patient stories and transforming them into medical narratives thus erase or pathologize the webs of care and health/communicative labor that patients and relatives bring to the clinic. Analyzing...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... travel writing In this personal essay, the author witnesses a newborn baby’s struggle for survival in a clinic in Patna. This experience and similar others is used to discuss the pressing issue of poverty and dire health-care conditions in the author’s birthplace. The essay is also a meditation...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 11 February 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7574-6
...Society and the State This chapter de-essentializes the shame associated with impotence by locating it in the historical context of China’s post-Mao transformation. Through the contrast between declining clinic visits by patients seeking medication for yijing (nocturnal emission...
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By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... description of the Manassas “panorama” appears in The Civil War: A Narrative, 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville (New York: Vintage–Random House, 1986), 78; Drew Gilpin Faust’s assessment of the “foundations of personal identity” is elaborated in Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... description of the Manassas “panorama” appears in The Civil War: A Narrative, 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville (New York: Vintage–Random House, 1986), 78; Drew Gilpin Faust’s assessment of the “foundations of personal identity” is elaborated in Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-033
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... description of the Manassas “panorama” appears in The Civil War: A Narrative, 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville (New York: Vintage–Random House, 1986), 78; Drew Gilpin Faust’s assessment of the “foundations of personal identity” is elaborated in Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... description of the Manassas “panorama” appears in The Civil War: A Narrative, 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville (New York: Vintage–Random House, 1986), 78; Drew Gilpin Faust’s assessment of the “foundations of personal identity” is elaborated in Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... description of the Manassas “panorama” appears in The Civil War: A Narrative, 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville (New York: Vintage–Random House, 1986), 78; Drew Gilpin Faust’s assessment of the “foundations of personal identity” is elaborated in Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South...
Published: 03 April 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... description of the Manassas “panorama” appears in The Civil War: A Narrative, 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville (New York: Vintage–Random House, 1986), 78; Drew Gilpin Faust’s assessment of the “foundations of personal identity” is elaborated in Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... description of the Manassas “panorama” appears in The Civil War: A Narrative, 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville (New York: Vintage–Random House, 1986), 78; Drew Gilpin Faust’s assessment of the “foundations of personal identity” is elaborated in Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South...
Book Chapter

By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
.... Shelby Foote’s description of the Manassas “panorama” appears in The Civil War: A Narrative, 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville (New York: Vintage–Random House, 1986), 78; Drew Gilpin Faust’s assessment of the “foundations of personal identity” is elaborated in Mothers of Invention: Women...
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
... description of the Manassas “panorama” appears in The Civil War: A Narrative, 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville (New York: Vintage–Random House, 1986), 78; Drew Gilpin Faust’s assessment of the “foundations of personal identity” is elaborated in Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South...