Scrambling For Africa

Author: Johanna Tayloe Crane
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 0801469058
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In Scrambling for Africa, Johanna Tayloe Crane reveals how, in the space of merely a decade, Africa went from being a continent largely excluded from advancements in HIV medicine to an area of central concern and knowledge production within ...

Diagnostic Controversy

Author: Carolyn Smith-Morris
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317383060
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Boston, MA, February 24, 2005. Crane, Johanna Tayloe. Scrambling for Africa:
AIDS, Expertise, and the Rise of American Global Health Science. Expertise:
Cultures and Technologies of Knowledge, edited by Dominic Boyer. Ithaca, NY: ...

Curing Their Ills

Author: Megan Vaughan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0745678297
Size: 12.51 MB
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The book includes chapters on the history of psychiatry in Africa, on the treatment of venereal diseases, on the memoirs of European 'Jungle Doctors', and on mission medicine.

When Experiments Travel

Author: Adriana Petryna
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400830824
Size: 47.85 MB
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In this groundbreaking book, anthropologist Adriana Petryna takes us deep into the clinical trials industry as it brings together players separated by vast economic and cultural differences.

The Origins Of Aids

Author: Jacques Pepin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139501410
Size: 34.31 MB
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This is an essential new perspective on HIV/AIDS and on the lessons that must be learnt if we are to avoid provoking another pandemic in the future.

The Politics Of Polio In Northern Nigeria

Author: Elisha P. Renne
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253004616
Size: 33.61 MB
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Elisha P. Renne explores the politics and social dynamics of the Northern Nigerian response to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, which has been met with extreme skepticism, subversion, and the refusal of some parents to immunize ...


Author: Pumla Dineo Gqola
ISBN: 9781920601522
Size: 47.56 MB
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Pumla Dineo Gqola unpacks this relationship by paying attention to patterns and trends of rape, asking what we can learn from famous cases and why South Africa is losing the battle against rape.

The Republic Of Therapy

Author: Vinh-Kim Nguyen
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822393506
Size: 58.34 MB
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The Republic of Therapy tells the story of the global response to the HIV epidemic from the perspective of community organizers, activists, and people living with HIV in West Africa.

Inventing The Medium

Author: Janet H. Murray
Publisher: MIT Press (MA)
ISBN: 9780262016148
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With Inventing the Medium, Janet Murray provides a unified vocabulary and a common methodology for the design of digital objects and environments. It will be an essential guide for both students and practitioners in this evolving field.