Chronic Conditions, Fluid States Chronicity and the Anthropology of Illness

ISBN-10: 0813547474

ISBN-13: 9780813547473

Edition: 2010

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List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 5/6/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Arthur Kleinmanis Professor of Medical Anthropology at Harvard University;Yunxiang Yanis a Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles;Jing Junis a Professor at Tsinghua University (Beijing);Sing Leeis a Professor at Chinese University of Hong Kong;Everett Zhangis a Professor at Princeton University;Pan Tianshuis a Professor at Fudan University (Shanghai);Wu FeiandGuo Jinhuaare Professors at Peking University (Beijing).

Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction: Chronicity and the Experience of Illness
The Idea of Chronicity
The Chronicity of Life, the Acuteness of Diagnosis
Globalizing the Chronicities of Modernity: Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome
Is "Chronicity" Inevitable for Psychotic Illness?: Studying Heterogeneity in the Course of Schizophrenia in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Gender and the Experience of Illness
Male Infertility, Chronicity, and the Plight of Palestinian Men in Israel and Lebanon
"Half a Woman": Embodied Disruptions and Ideas of Gender among Australian Women
Ecuadorian Women's Narratives of Lupus, Suffering, and Vulnerability
Why Women Don't Die in Childbirth: Maternal Survivorship in Badakhshan, Tajikistan
The Clinical Interface
Chronic Illness and the Assemblages of Time in Multisited Encounters
Chronicity and AIDS in Three South African Communities
Disability and Dysappearance: Negotiating Physical and Social Risk with Cystic Fibrosis
Caring for Children with Special Healthcare Needs: "Once We Got There, It Was Fine"
Chronic Conditions, Health, and Well-Being in Global Contexts: Occupational Therapy in Conversation with Critical Medical Anthropology
Afterword: Chronicity-Time, Space, and Culture
Bibliography
Contributors
Index
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