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Everyday Aids Practices: Contestations of Borders and Infectious Disease in Southwest China

Sandra Teresa Hyde

in Postcolonial Disorders

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252233
eISBN:
9780520941021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252233.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter examines HIV as a spatialized disease, identified with communities at the borderlands along China's multiethnic southern frontier during the late-socialist period. It shows how political ... More


Quality: Managing by Numbers

Jessica M. Mulligan

in Unmanageable Care: An Ethnography of Health Care Privatization in Puerto Rico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724910
eISBN:
9780814764992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724910.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter examines the role of quality measurement within market-based health policies. Quantifying quality is supposed to unite regulators, health plans, and health care consumers in a circuit of ... More


New Consumer Citizens: Life Histories

Jessica M. Mulligan

in Unmanageable Care: An Ethnography of Health Care Privatization in Puerto Rico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724910
eISBN:
9780814764992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724910.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter describes the life histories of particular citizen consumers who struggled to obtain care from the privatized health system under the MMA. It argues that the aspirations of neoliberal ... More


Epilogue: The Relevance of Competence to Policy

Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good

in American Medicine: The Quest for Competence

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520088962
eISBN:
9780520922037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520088962.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter addresses the link between competence and political economy and suggests ways of conceptualizing competence that bear upon research and policy in medical education, specialist-generalist ... More


What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Paul Unschuld

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book is a comparative history of two millennia of Western and Chinese medicine from their beginnings in the centuries bce through present advances in sciences such as molecular biology and in ... More


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