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By Kaushik Sunder Rajan
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 10 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7328-5
... access to medicines Cipla generics imperialism monopoly nationalism patent postcolonial World Trade Organization (WTO) Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)] ...
Book Chapter

By Kaushik Sunder Rajan
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 10 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7328-5
... access to medicines chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) constitutionalism evergreening Gleevec intellectual property judicialization patent Section 3(d) World Trade Organization (WTO)] ...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373285-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7328-5
... This chapter illustrates how a politics around access to essential medicines in India has come to be judicialized, as Indian courts have played a central role in defining the interpretation of India’s post-2005, World Trade Organization (WTO)–compliant intellectual property regime. It elaborates...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373285-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7328-5
... of experimental and therapeutic biomedical economies. access to medicines Cipla generics imperialism monopoly nationalism patent postcolonial World Trade Organization (WTO) Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)] ...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... relying on pharmaceuticals. Not only are herbal treatments cheaper and more accessible, but they also often are just as effective as biomedicine. This chapter explores traditional medicine use in Lomé by asking who uses these medicines more than pharmaceuticals, for which maladies, and for what reasons...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372875-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
... suffering from a wide range of health conditions and unable to access treatment amid precarious infrastructures raised concerns among public authorities. By contesting, on the basis of their empirical data, the official discourse that discredited those who used this alternate path to access medicines, Biehl...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... on street corners, in market stalls, and by itinerant vendors in neighborhoods. Market women and civil servants alike, and 100 percent of those interviewed, used herbal medicines routinely while also relying on pharmaceuticals. Not only are herbal treatments cheaper and more accessible, but they also often...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
...Medicine’s Changing Means and Ends This chapter shows how the press for new technologies in U.S. health care complicates the goals of medical practice in our aging society. It examines three types of treatment—the implantable cardiac defibrillator, kidney dialysis, and liver transplantation...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
..., kinship networks, and medicine. The analytical focus explores the effects of the cutting and creation of these relations and networks in practice. The networks are founded, held together, and also cut by associated values and ethics of larger wholes, in this case of kinship, bioscience, and modernity...
Published: 08 August 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387343-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8734-3
Book Chapter

By Didier Fassin
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
... conditions and unable to access treatment amid precarious infrastructures raised concerns among public authorities. By contesting, on the basis of their empirical data, the official discourse that discredited those who used this alternate path to access medicines, Biehl uncovered the failure of the state...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... Carolina Folklore —though obviously pertinent to bibliographic sections lH and 3C—appears under neither heading because Kirkland, Croom, and Baldwin all cite it in their respective essays. To facilitate access to these materials, we have organized this bibliography by topic. Section 1 identifies books...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... Carolina Folklore —though obviously pertinent to bibliographic sections lH and 3C—appears under neither heading because Kirkland, Croom, and Baldwin all cite it in their respective essays. To facilitate access to these materials, we have organized this bibliography by topic. Section 1 identifies books...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375500-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... This chapter returns to kidney transplantation because that example so dramatically illustrates how fairness, realized in equitable access for all, has been reinvented in our aging society through medical procedures. The growing demand for kidneys among older patients has created a fairness...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... Carolina Folklore —though obviously pertinent to bibliographic sections lH and 3C—appears under neither heading because Kirkland, Croom, and Baldwin all cite it in their respective essays. To facilitate access to these materials, we have organized this bibliography by topic. Section 1 identifies books...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... Carolina Folklore —though obviously pertinent to bibliographic sections lH and 3C—appears under neither heading because Kirkland, Croom, and Baldwin all cite it in their respective essays. To facilitate access to these materials, we have organized this bibliography by topic. Section 1 identifies books...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... Carolina Folklore —though obviously pertinent to bibliographic sections lH and 3C—appears under neither heading because Kirkland, Croom, and Baldwin all cite it in their respective essays. To facilitate access to these materials, we have organized this bibliography by topic. Section 1 identifies books...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... Carolina Folklore —though obviously pertinent to bibliographic sections lH and 3C—appears under neither heading because Kirkland, Croom, and Baldwin all cite it in their respective essays. To facilitate access to these materials, we have organized this bibliography by topic. Section 1 identifies books...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... Carolina Folklore —though obviously pertinent to bibliographic sections lH and 3C—appears under neither heading because Kirkland, Croom, and Baldwin all cite it in their respective essays. To facilitate access to these materials, we have organized this bibliography by topic. Section 1 identifies books...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... Carolina Folklore —though obviously pertinent to bibliographic sections lH and 3C—appears under neither heading because Kirkland, Croom, and Baldwin all cite it in their respective essays. To facilitate access to these materials, we have organized this bibliography by topic. Section 1 identifies books...