Full Product DetailsAuthor: Hansjorg Dilger
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Dimensions: Width: 15.20cm , Height: 2.30cm , Length: 22.90cm
ISBN 10: 0253223687
Publication Date: 03 November 2012
Audience: Professional and scholarly , College/higher education , Professional & Vocational , Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
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Table of ContentsHansjorg Dilger, Abdoulaye Kane, and Stacey A. Langwick Introduction Part 1. Scale as an Effect of Power 1. The Choreography of Global Subjection: The Traditional Birth Attendant in Contemporary Configurations of World Health Stacey A. Langwick; 2. Targeting the Empowered Individual: Transnational Policy-Making, the Global Economy of Aid and the Limitations of 'Biopower' in Tanzania Hansjorg Dilger; 3. Health Security on the Move: Biobureaucracy, Solidarity and the Transfer of Health Insurance to Senegal Angelika Wolf; 4. Afri-global Medicine: New Perspectives on Epidemics, Drugs, Wars, Migrations, and Healing-rituals John Janzen; 5. AIDS Policies for Markets and Warriors: Dispossession, Capital, and Pharmaceuticals in Nigeria Kristin Peterson Part 2. Alternative Forms of Globality 6. Assisted Reproductive Technologies in Mali and Togo: Circulating Knowledge, Mobile Technology, Transnational Efforts Viola Horbst; 7. Flows of Medicine, Healers, Health Professionals, and Patients between Home and Host Countries Abdoulaye Kane; 8. Public Health or Public Threat? Polio Eradication Campaigns, Islamic Revival, and the Materialization of State Power in Niger Adeline Masquelier; 9. School of Deliverance: Healing, Exorcism and Male Spirit Possession in the Ghanaian Presbyterian Diaspora Adam Mohr Part 3. Moving through the Gaps 10. It's Just Like the Internet: Transnational Healing Practices between Somaliland and the Somali Diaspora Marja Tiilikainen; 11. Mobility and Connectedness: Chinese Medical Doctors in Kenya Elisabeth Hsu; 12. Guinean Migrant Traditional Healers in the Global Market Clara Carvalho Contributors; Index
This interesting and timely volume shows how African health issues can no longer be thought of as being sealed within Africa -- that transnational flows are fundamentally shaping health practices. Mark Hunter, University of Toronto Scarborough Focusing on globalization and Africa... this volume underscores the interconnectedness and the imbalances during a time of neoliberal reform. Elisha P. Renne, University of Michigan
<p>Hansjorg Dilger is a junior professor of social and cultural anthropology at Freie Universitat Berlin. He is author of Living with Aids, Illness, Death, and Social Relationships in Africa: An Ethnography (in German).<p>Abdoulaye Kane is Assistant Professor of Anthropology and African Studies at the University of Florida. He is author of Tontines, Solidarity Funds, and Street Bankers: The Universe of Informal Financial Practices in Africa and Among African Immigants in France (in French).<p>Stacey A. Langwick is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Cornell University. She is author of Bodies, Politics, and African Healing: The Matter of Maladies in Tanzania (IUP, 2011).
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