Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor / Edition 1

Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor / Edition 1

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by Paul Farmer
     
 

Pathologies of Power uses harrowing stories of life and death to argue that the promotion of social and economic rights of the poor is the most important human rights struggle of our times. See more details below

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Pathologies of Power uses harrowing stories of life and death to argue that the promotion of social and economic rights of the poor is the most important human rights struggle of our times.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520235502
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
04/25/2003
Series:
California Series in Public Anthropology Series, #4
Pages:
419
Sales rank:
1,321,927
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.25(d)
Lexile:
1360L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Foreword
1On suffering and structural violence : social and economic rights in the global era29
2Pestilence and restraint : Guantanamo, AIDS, and the logic of quarantine51
3Lessons from Chiapas91
4A plague on all our houses? : resurgent tuberculosis inside Russia's prisons115
5Health, healing, and social justice : insights from liberation theology139
6Listening for prophetic voices : a critique of market-based medicine160
7Cruel and unusual : drug-resistant tuberculosis as punishment179
8New malaise : medical ethics and social rights in the global era196
9Rethinking health and human rights : time for a paradigm shift213

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