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Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... Paul Farmer critical epidemiology health communication carceral apparatus Loïc Wacquant ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
.... Scholarly frameworks in Latin American social medicine, critical epidemiology, social epidemiology, and critical medical anthropology theorize health inequities but similarly leave out—and can sometimes extend—health/communicative inequities. The argument builds on Veena Das's work on narrative...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... the pervasive indigenous/nonindigenous divide in Delta Amacuro. The Bolivarian Revolution sparked effective national efforts to ameliorate health inequities, but health/communicative inequities largely remained unaddressed. Scholarly frameworks in Latin American social medicine, critical epidemiology, social...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... This chapter challenges received dichotomies between medicine and the media, examining how epidemics and other medical objects are coproduced by media and medical professionals in dispersed sites through a process of biomediatization . It traces complicated relationships between epidemiology...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... of epidemiologists, mostly physicians but including some nurses, who keep statistics and investigate diseases in Delta Amacuro State. It explores the process of producing epidemiological normalcy, the baseline of morbidity and mortality against which deviations are measured, and the political sensibility generated...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... This chapter begins with the everyday work of epidemiologists, mostly physicians but including some nurses, who keep statistics and investigate diseases in Delta Amacuro State. It explores the process of producing epidemiological normalcy, the baseline of morbidity and mortality against which...
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By Vincanne Adams
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
... maternal mortality statistics epidemiology statistical modeling Malawi ...
Book Chapter

By Harris Solomon
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 06 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
... metabolism Mumbai absorption epidemiological transition methodology ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... media mediatization news indigenous social movement epidemiological normalization ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... epidemiology normalcy mercury poisoning Mission Barrio Adentro Cuban medicine ...
Book Chapter

By Harris Solomon
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
... methodology section explains how fieldwork for the study was conducted, and the introduction ends with a discussion on the politics, both ethnographic and epistemological, of studying metabolisms in India and elsewhere. metabolism Mumbai absorption epidemiological transition methodology ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374480-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
.... It shows how equations, like other ways of describing maternal death, are partial—and consequential—explanatory narratives. maternal mortality statistics epidemiology statistical modeling Malawi ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375180-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7518-0
... times, the clock was ticking as women moved ever closer to inevitable collisions with medical and carceral institutions. The temporalities impacting women’s experiences of pregnancy and addiction were: addict time, hotel time, pregnancy time, jail time, treatment time, epidemiological time, biomedical...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
..." to President Chávez, shaping the team's epidemiological work through the poetics and acoustics of lament. They demanded that news of the epidemic remain connected to their children's deaths and how delta residents produced knowledge about it, even as it became mobile. Building on Judith Butler's argument...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... more deep and intimate—into cultural reasoning that reproduces stereotypes of indigenous Venezuelans. media mediatization news indigenous social movement epidemiological normalization ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7448-0
... of maternal mortality. It shows how equations, like other ways of describing maternal death, are partial—and consequential—explanatory narratives. maternal mortality statistics epidemiology statistical modeling Malawi This chapter explores the relationships between political practices...