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Perceived Efficacy, Social Identities, and the Rejection of Cancer Surgery

Anna Lora-Wainwright

in Fighting for Breath: Living Morally and Dying of Cancer in a Chinese Village

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836825
eISBN:
9780824871093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836825.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines perceptions of cancer surgery from a social, cultural, and historical standpoint by focusing on Gandie's rejection of surgery. After reviewing some developments in health care ... More


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