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Medicine, mobility, and power in global Africa : transnational health and healing / edited by Hansjörg Dilger, Abdoulaye Kane, and Stacey A. Langwick
Bloomington ; Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, c2012
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 4th Floor  RA545 .M47 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Medical care -- Africa
Health services accessibility -- Africa
Traditional medicine -- Africa
Physical Description vi, 348 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: Transnational medicine, mobile experts / Stacey Langwick, Hansjörg Dilger, and Abdoulaye Kane -- The choreography of global subjection: the traditional birth attendant in contemporary configurations of world health / Stacey A. Langwick -- Targeting the empowered individual: transnational policy making, the global economy of aid, and the limitations of biopower in Tanzania / Hansjörg Dilger -- Health security on the move: biobureaucracy, solidarity, and the transfer of health insurance to Senegal / Angelika Wolf -- Afri-global medicine: new perspectives on epidemics, drugs, wars, migrations, and healing rituals / John M. Janzen -- AIDS policies for markets and warriors: dispossession, capital, and pharmaceuticals in Nigeria / Kristin Peterson -- Assisted reproductive technologies in Mali and Togo: circulating knowledge, mobile technology, transnational efforts / Viola Hörbst -- Flows of medicine, healers, health professionals, and patients between home and host countries / Abdoulaye Kane -- Public health or public threat? Polio eradication campaigns, Islamic revival, and the materialization of state power in Niger / Adeline Masquelier -- School of deliverance: healing, exorcism, and male spirit possession in the Ghanaian Presbyterian diaspora / Adam Mohr -- It's just like the internet: transnational healing practices between Somaliland and the Somali diaspora / Marja Tiilikainen -- Mobility and connectedness: Chinese medical doctors in Kenya / Elisabeth Hsu -- Guinean migrant traditional healers in the global market / Clara Carvalho
Alternate Author Dilger, Hansjörg
Kane, Abdoulaye
Langwick, Stacey Ann

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