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Partner to the Poor A Paul Farmer Reader

ISBN-10: 0520257138
ISBN-13: 9780520257139
Edition: 2010
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List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 4/21/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 680
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

VICTOR SEGALEN (1878-1919) was a French doctor, novelist, poet, literary theorist, sinologist, and amateur archaeologist. TIMOTHY BILLINGS is an associate professor of English at Middlebury College. CHRISTOPHER BUSH teaches comparative literature and humanities at Princeton University. HAUN SAUSSY is a professor of comparative literature at Yale University.

Tracy Kidder was educated at the University of Iowa and Harvard University. He served in the US Army in Vietnam. Kidder has garnered numerous literary awards including the Pulitzer Prize in General Non-Fiction and the National Book Award for General Nonfiction both in 1982. He has also been honored with the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, 1990 and the Christopher Award, 1990. His publications include numerous nonfiction articles and short fiction for The Atlantic and other periodicals. Non-Fiction books include The Road to Yuba City, Doubleday, 1974; The Soul of a New Machine, Atlantic Monthly-Little Brown, 1981 for which he won a Pulitzer and a National Book Award; House, Houghton Mifflin, 1985; Old Friends, Houghton Mifflin, 1993; Home Town, Random House, 1999; Mountains Beyond Mountains, Random House, 2003; My Detachment, Random House, 2005; Strength in What Remains, Random House, 2009.

Foreword: Seeing the Proof
Introduction: The Right to Claim Rights
Ethnography, History, Political Economy
Introduction to Part 1
Bad Blood, Spoiled Milk: Bodily Fluids as Moral Barometers in Rural Haiti (1988)
Sending Sickness: Sorcery, Politics, and Changing Concepts of AIDS in Rural Haiti (1990)
The Exotic and the Mundane: Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Haiti (1990)
Ethnography, Social Analysis, and the Prevention of Sexually Transmitted HIV Infection among Poor Women in Haiti (1997)
From Haiti to Rwanda: AIDS and Accusations (2006)
Anthropology Amid Epidemics
Introduction to Part 2
Rethinking "Emerging Infectious Diseases" (1996, 1999)
Social Scientists and the New Tuberculosis (1997)
Optimism and Pessimism in Tuberculosis Control: Lessons from Rural Haiti (1999)
Cruel and Unusual: Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis as Punishment (1999)
The Consumption of the Poor: Tuberculosis in the Twenty-First Century (2000)
Social Medicine and the Challenge of Biosocial Research (2000)
The Major Infectious Diseases in the World-To Treat or Not to Treat? (2001)
Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Strengthens Primary Health Care: Lessons from Rural Haiti (2004)
AIDS in 2006-Moving toward One World, One Hope? (2006)
Structural Violence
Introduction to Part 3
Women, Poverty, and AIDS (1996)
On Suffering and Structural Violence: Social and Economic Rights in the Global Era (1996, 2003)
An Anthropology of Structural Violence (2001, 2004)
Structural Violence and Clinical Medicine (2006)
Mother Courage and the Costs of War (2008)
"Landmine Boy" and Stupid Deaths (2008)
Human Rights and a Critique of Medical Ethics
Introduction to Part 4
Rethinking Health and Human Rights: Time for a Paradigm Shift (1999, 2003)
Rethinking Medical Ethics: A View from Below (2004)
Never Again? Reflections on Human Values and Human Rights (2005)
Rich World, Poor World: Medical Ethics and Global Inequality (2006)
Making Human Rights Substantial (2008)
Conclusion: An Interview (2009)
Works Cited
Editorial Note and Credits

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