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Dying in the City of the Blues: Sickle Cell Anemia and the Politics of Race and Health / Edition 1
     

Dying in the City of the Blues: Sickle Cell Anemia and the Politics of Race and Health / Edition 1

by Keith Wailoo, Allan M. Brandt, Larry R. Churchill
 

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ISBN-10: 0807848964

ISBN-13: 9780807848968

Pub. Date: 03/26/2001

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

Dying in the City of the Blues
: Sickle Cell Anemia and the Politics of Race and Health

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Dying in the City of the Blues
: Sickle Cell Anemia and the Politics of Race and Health

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807848968
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
03/26/2001
Series:
Studies in Social Medicine Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
954,005
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Allan M. Brandt and Larry R. Churchill
Acknowledgments
Introduction. Pain and Suffering in Memphis
1. Conjurors of Health in the New South
2. Race Pathologies, Apparent and Unseen
3. Remaking Jim Crow Medicine
4. The Commodification of Black Health
5. Sickled Cells, Black Identity, and the Limits of Liberalism
6. Promising Therapy: Government Medicine on Beale Street
7. Pain and Policy at the Crossroads of Managed Care
Conclusion. Race against Disease
Notes
Primary Sources
Index

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