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AfflictionHealth, Disease, Poverty$

Veena Das

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780823261802

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2015

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823261802.001.0001

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  • Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
  • Das, Veena, author.
  •   Affliction : health, disease, poverty / Veena Das. — First edition.
  •    p. ; cm. — (Forms of living)
  •   Includes bibliographical references and index.
  •   Summary: “Affliction: Health, Disease, Poverty inaugurates a novel
  • way of understanding the trajectories of health and disease in the
  • context of poverty. It traces the unfolding of illness within families, local
  • communities, neighborhood markets and in occult worlds. Privileging the
  • experience of people living in these neighborhoods it asks how can global
  • health be made to take this experience into account rather than escape
  • from it?” — Provided by publisher.
  •   ISBN 978-0-8232-6180-2 (cloth) — ISBN 978-0-8232-6181-9 (paper)
  •   I. Title. II. Series: Forms of living.
  •   [DNLM: 1. Delivery of Health Care—India. 2. Health Knowledge,
  • Attitudes, Practice—India. 3. Culture—India. 4. Family—India.
  • 5. Poverty—India. 6. Stress, Psychological—India. W 84 JI4]
  •   RA418.5.P6
  • 362.1086’942—dc23
  •            2014030233
  • Printed in the United States of America
  • 17 16 15  5 4 3 2 1
  • First edition

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