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By Harris Solomon
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 06 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
... diabetes weight loss diets pharmaceuticals amputation ...
Book Chapter

By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... gender transition weight loss surgery transabled people contradiction prairie ...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
... their patients’ sense of personal responsibility, with weight loss as a visceral reward for moral fortitude. There were limits to diets, however, as the chapter discusses in the case of prescribing drugs, and in the ultimate limiting factor of limb amputation for diabetics. diabetes weight loss diets...
Book Chapter

By Eli Clare
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373520-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7352-0
... is and is not connected to cure and of the differences and similarities between gender transition and weight loss surgery. The book ends with the image of a thirty-acre pocket of restored tallgrass prairie made up of millions of interdependent beings and the possibility that all these contradictions could be as complexly...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... of bewilderment and loss of agency here—“Where are you leading me?”—might also be interpreted as a subtle critique of the rulers responsible for the forced recruitment and transfer of Indian and peasant troops. Faced with growing unrest in the countryside, the de facto military head of state Gualberto...