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Spin Doctors: The Politics of Sickle Cell Anemia

Alondra Nelson

in Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676484
eISBN:
9781452948164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676484.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter describes the Black Panther Party’s health clinics that became bases of operation for the sickle cell anemia campaign. It details the Black Panther’s efforts to highlight the problem of ... More


Medicine and the Law

K. Kannan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198082880
eISBN:
9780199082827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082880.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This book analyses various issues concerning the application of law to the field of medical practice, education, and research from a global perspective with particular focus on India. The volume, ... More


Lineage and Legitimacy

Sienna R. Craig

in Healing Elements: Efficacy and the Social Ecologies of Tibetan Medicine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273238
eISBN:
9780520951587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273238.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Chapter 2 presents a very different world of Tibetan medicine, operating in an urban Chinese context, within distinct governance structures and possibilities for efficacious practice. This chapter ... More


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