Chronic Conditions, Fluid States

Chronic Conditions, Fluid States
Author : Lenore Manderson
Publisher : Rutgers University Press
Total Pages : 333
Release : 2010
ISBN 10 : 9780813547466
ISBN 13 : 0813547466
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

"A major collection of essays from leaders in the field of medical anthropology, Chronic Conditions, Fluid States pays much-needed attention to one of the greatest challenges currently faced by both the wealthiest and poorest of nations. For anyone wishing to think critically about chronic illness in cross-cultural perspective, the social forces shaping this issue, and its impact on the lived experiences of people worldwide, there is no better place to start than this pioneering volume."---Richard Parker, Columbia University, and editor-in-chief, Global Public Health --