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Markets of well-being : navigating health and healing in Africa / edited by Marleen Dekker, Rijk van Dijk
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010
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Subject(s) Medical economics -- Africa
Medical care -- Africa -- Marketing
Physical Description x, 311 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: economic ethnographies of the marketization of health and healing in Africa / Rijk van Dijk & Marleen Dekker -- Milking the sick: medical pluralism and the commoditization of healthcare in contemporary Nigeris / Akinyinka Akinyoade & Bukola Adeyemi Oyeniyi -- Organizing monies: the reality and creativity of nursing on a hospital ward in Ghana / Christine Böhmig -- Market forces threatening school feeding: the case for school farming in Nakuru town, Kenya / Dick Foeken, Wijnand Klaver, Samiel O. Owuor & Alice M. Mwangi -- Dashed hopes and missed opportunities: malaria control policies in Kenya (1896-2009) / Kenneth Ombongi & Marcel Rutten -- The market for healing and the elasticity of belief: medical pluralism in Mpumalanga, South Africa / Robert Thornton -- Medicinal knowledge and healing practices among the Kapsili/Higi of northern Cameroon and northeastern Nigeris / Walter E. A. van Beek -- The commodification of misery: markets for healing, markets for sickness / Nadine Beckmann -- Individual or shared responsibility: the financing of medical treatment in rural Ethiopian households / Marleen Dekker -- Can't buy me health: financial constraints and health-seeking behaviour in rural households in central Togo / André Leliveld, Corine 't Hart, Jérémie Gnimadi & Marleen Dekker -- Marriage, commodification and the romantic ethic in Botswana / Rijk van Dijk
Series African dynamics ; 9
Alternate Author Dekker, M
Dijk, Rijk van, 1959-

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