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Title Medicine, mobility, and power in global Africa [electronic resource] : transnational health and healing / edited by Hansjörg Dilger, Abdoulaye Kane, and Stacey A. Langwick.
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2012.
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 Electronic Book  RA545 .M47 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (vi, 348 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Transnational medicine, mobile experts / Stacey Langwick, Hansjörg Dilger, and Abdoulaye Kane -- 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 / Hansjörg 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 M. 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 Hörbst -- 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.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Medical care -- Africa.
Health services accessibility -- Africa.
Traditional medicine -- Africa.
Related Names Dilger, Hansjörg.
Kane, Abdoulaye.
Langwick, Stacey Ann.
Collection Title eBook collection (EBSCO).
Related To Print version: Medicine, mobility, and power in global Africa. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2012. 9780253357090 0253357098 9780253223685 0253223687 0253005329 (DLC) 2012005731
ISBN 0253005329 (electronic bk.)
9780253005328 (electronic bk.)
9780253357090 (cloth : alk. paper)
0253357098 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253223685 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0253223687 (pbk. : alk. paper)