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Published: 01 October 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376668
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7666-8
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373285
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7328-5
Published: 15 April 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004356
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0435-6
Published: 16 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386285
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8628-5
Published: 20 October 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372806-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7280-6
... heart of the biomedicine- war nexus. Discourses of care authorize security mea- sures that divide the beneficial from the deleterious, the healthy from the pathological, and those who deserve security from those who threaten it, at home and in overseas military interventions. Biomedical logics form part...
Published: 27 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393252-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9325-2
Published: 02 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393306-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9330-6
Published: 01 October 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376668-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7666-8
Published: 01 October 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376668-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7666-8
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... This essay explores medical pluralism—the mixing of traditional medicine and biomedicine—in the villages of northern Togo. While villagers have long moved between local and biomedical healing systems, between indigenous healers and the clinic, and accept both systems as efficacious, biomedical...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391258-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9125-8
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391258-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9125-8
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374190-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7419-0
Published: 11 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375746-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7574-6
... biomedicine because of the latter’s ascendance. The entry of Viagra into the Chinese market intensified the pressure. Faced with the choice between Chinese medicine and Viagra, men did not completely abandon TCM for biomedicine. Instead, many patients switched between the two, taking both Viagra and herbal...
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: 11 February 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7574-6
... biomedicine because of the latter’s ascendance. The entry of Viagra into the Chinese market intensified the pressure. Faced with the choice between Chinese medicine and Viagra, men did not completely abandon TCM for biomedicine. Instead, many patients switched between the two, taking both Viagra and herbal...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... treatment. This essay explores medical pluralism—the mixing of traditional medicine and biomedicine—in the villages of northern Togo. While villagers have long moved between local and biomedical healing systems, between indigenous healers and the clinic, and accept both systems as efficacious...
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373285-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7328-5
... The conclusion articulates the stakes of the appropriation of health by capital for both capital and for democracy, and thinks through the implications of the analysis of the preceding chapters for a politics that engages global biomedicine in democratically accountable ways. ...
Book Chapter

By Kaushik Sunder Rajan
Published: 10 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7328-5
Book Chapter

By Kaushik Sunder Rajan
Published: 10 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7328-5