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Doctors at WarLife and Death in a Field Hospital

Doctors at War: Life and Death in a Field Hospital

Mark de Rond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705489
eISBN:
9781501707940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705489.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book is a candid account of a trauma surgical team based, for a tour of duty, at a field hospital in Helmand, Afghanistan. It tells of the highs and lows of surgical life in hard-hitting detail, ... More

Prescription for the PeopleAn Activist's Guide to Making Medicine Affordable for All

Prescription for the People: An Activist's Guide to Making Medicine Affordable for All

Fran Quigley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713750
eISBN:
9781501713910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713750.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Millions of people around the world face a real problem: their desperate need for affordable medicines clashes with the core business model of the powerful pharmaceutical industry. In response, ... More

Rethinking DiabetesEntanglements with Trauma, Poverty, and HIV

Rethinking Diabetes: Entanglements with Trauma, Poverty, and HIV

Emily Mendenhall

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738302
eISBN:
9781501738319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738302.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Rethinking Diabetes investigates how "global" and "local" factors transform how diabetes is perceived, experienced, and embodied from place to place. The book argues that neoliberal capitalism fuels ... More

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