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Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375500-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
Book Chapter

By Charles Piot
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... traditional medicine indigenous healing medicine and society global health ...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... and treatment. traditional medicine indigenous healing medicine and society global health ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375500-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... The predicament of twenty-first-century medicine is emblematic of other trends in American society. How we shape the values and directions of the health care delivery enterprise will determine and reveal the kind of society we create in the coming years. Because the trends that have brought us...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375500-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... standards. Ordinary medicine shapes our most personal experiences of growing older and ultimately undermines medicine’s ability to function as a social good. medical anthropology aging society ethics and politics of health care values health care system ...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... and treatment. traditional medicine indigenous healing medicine and society global health 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...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375500-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... to “time left.” By offering prognoses, medicine instructs us to imagine different future scenarios, then it insists that we choose among them. decision making treatment options control of time aging society family role in dying ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... and everyone else experiences what to need, want, and expect from medicine. standards of care treatment practices ethical choices aging society sociology of dying ...
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: 04 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375500-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
.... Medicare policies are instrumental to the ways seniors experience old age and dying and everyone else experiences what to need, want, and expect from medicine. standards of care treatment practices ethical choices aging society sociology of dying ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375500-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... 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—to reveal how technological innovations...
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...
Book Chapter

By Didier Fassin
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7287-5
... in poor neighborhoods is a response to the inefficacy of law enforcement agencies, she used her ethnographic work to complicate the picture, showing that violence had broader grounds in postapartheid society, that popular anxieties regarding insecurity had multiple causes, and that demands for social...
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...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 30 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395140-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9514-0
Book Chapter

By Sharon R. Kaufman
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... standards of care treatment practices ethical choices aging society sociology of dying ...
Book Chapter

By Sharon R. Kaufman
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... decision making treatment options control of time aging society family role in dying ...
Series: Science and Cultural Theory
Published: 24 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390107-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9010-7
Book Chapter

By Sharon R. Kaufman
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... medical anthropology aging society ethics and politics of health care values health care system ...
Book Chapter

By Sharon R. Kaufman
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
... health care access health care equity kidney transplantation public good public health aging society ...