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The Resource Making and unmaking public health in Africa : ethnographic and historical perspectives, edited by Ruth J. Prince and Rebecca Marsland

Making and unmaking public health in Africa : ethnographic and historical perspectives, edited by Ruth J. Prince and Rebecca Marsland

Label
Making and unmaking public health in Africa : ethnographic and historical perspectives
Title
Making and unmaking public health in Africa
Title remainder
ethnographic and historical perspectives
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ruth J. Prince and Rebecca Marsland
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Africa has emerged as a prime arena of global health interventions that focus on particular diseases and health emergencies. These are framed increasingly in terms of international concerns about security, human rights, and humanitarian crisis. This presents a stark contrast to the 1960s and '70s, when many newly independent African governments pursued the vision of public health "for all," of comprehensive health care services directed by the state with support from foreign donors. These initiatives often failed, undermined by international politics, structural adjustment, and neoliberal
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
362.10967
Index
index present
LC call number
RA552.A357
LC item number
M35 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
WA 11 HA12
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Prince, Ruth Jane
  • Marsland, Rebecca
Series statement
Cambridge Centre of African Studies series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Public health
  • Ethnology
  • Public Health
  • Anthropology, Cultural
  • History, 20th Century
  • History, 21st Century
  • Public Health
  • Anthropology, Cultural
  • History, 20th Century
  • History, 21st Century
  • Africa South of the Sahara
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Ethnology
  • Public health
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
Label
Making and unmaking public health in Africa : ethnographic and historical perspectives, edited by Ruth J. Prince and Rebecca Marsland
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Papers from a workshop held at the University of Cambridge's Centre of African Studies and Department of Social Anthropology in June 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-284) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction; Locating Health, Healing, and the Public in Africa; Health, Development, and the Colonial State in Africa; The Developmentalist State in Africa; The 1980s: Neoliberalism, Structural Adjustment, and NGOs; Nongovernmental Governance?; From Public Health to Global Health?; Futures?; Overview of the Chapters; Notes; The Peculiarly Political Problem behind Nigeria's Primary Health Care Provision; Local Government Authorities; On the Origins; Today's "Private Health"; Conclusions?; Notes; Who Are the "Public" in Public Health?; Debating Funerals; Public Health without a Public?
  • The Public Control of Public HealthWhat Kind of Public Is There in Kyela?; Notes; The Qualities of Citizenship; Citizenship of Quality:; Notes; Regimes of Homework in AIDS Care; Imaginations of the Home; Teaching Home-Based AIDS Care (HBAC); Anna and Her Homework; Questions of Responsibility; Imagined and Real Homes; From Biological Survival to Living a Life; The Intimate Relation between Care and Control; Notes; "Home-Based Care Is Not a New Thing"; Home-Based Care; A Meeting at Kagot Development Group; Women's Groups and Health Care in Historical Context
  • Women's Groups, Patron-Client Politics, and the Distribution of ResourcesDomestic Distinction; Notes; Technologies of Hope; The Cancer Crisis; Hospital Ethnography of Cancer Management; Initial Hope in the Cancer Ward; Maintaining Hope in the Face of Uncertainty; Unpopular Decisions; Protecting the Hospital as a Symbol of Hope; Redefining Therapy; Curing, Caring, and Safeguarding Hope; Notes; The Publics of the New Public Health; Biomedical Authority; Demotic Concerns; Life Conditions and Body Ideals; Eating; Exercise; The Therapeutic Marketplace; The Media; The Logic of Life Conditions
  • NotesNavigating "Global Health" in East Africa City; Global Health and the Urban Landscape; The Projectification of Health Care; Biopolitical Regimes and Relations?; From the Clinic to the "Community"; "We Are HIV Graduates"; Developing Futures?; Notes; The Archipelago of Public Health; Living in the New Landscape of Public Health; Notes; Bibliography; Contributors; Index
Control code
868975530
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 292 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821444665
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)868975530
Label
Making and unmaking public health in Africa : ethnographic and historical perspectives, edited by Ruth J. Prince and Rebecca Marsland
Publication
Copyright
Note
Papers from a workshop held at the University of Cambridge's Centre of African Studies and Department of Social Anthropology in June 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-284) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction; Locating Health, Healing, and the Public in Africa; Health, Development, and the Colonial State in Africa; The Developmentalist State in Africa; The 1980s: Neoliberalism, Structural Adjustment, and NGOs; Nongovernmental Governance?; From Public Health to Global Health?; Futures?; Overview of the Chapters; Notes; The Peculiarly Political Problem behind Nigeria's Primary Health Care Provision; Local Government Authorities; On the Origins; Today's "Private Health"; Conclusions?; Notes; Who Are the "Public" in Public Health?; Debating Funerals; Public Health without a Public?
  • The Public Control of Public HealthWhat Kind of Public Is There in Kyela?; Notes; The Qualities of Citizenship; Citizenship of Quality:; Notes; Regimes of Homework in AIDS Care; Imaginations of the Home; Teaching Home-Based AIDS Care (HBAC); Anna and Her Homework; Questions of Responsibility; Imagined and Real Homes; From Biological Survival to Living a Life; The Intimate Relation between Care and Control; Notes; "Home-Based Care Is Not a New Thing"; Home-Based Care; A Meeting at Kagot Development Group; Women's Groups and Health Care in Historical Context
  • Women's Groups, Patron-Client Politics, and the Distribution of ResourcesDomestic Distinction; Notes; Technologies of Hope; The Cancer Crisis; Hospital Ethnography of Cancer Management; Initial Hope in the Cancer Ward; Maintaining Hope in the Face of Uncertainty; Unpopular Decisions; Protecting the Hospital as a Symbol of Hope; Redefining Therapy; Curing, Caring, and Safeguarding Hope; Notes; The Publics of the New Public Health; Biomedical Authority; Demotic Concerns; Life Conditions and Body Ideals; Eating; Exercise; The Therapeutic Marketplace; The Media; The Logic of Life Conditions
  • NotesNavigating "Global Health" in East Africa City; Global Health and the Urban Landscape; The Projectification of Health Care; Biopolitical Regimes and Relations?; From the Clinic to the "Community"; "We Are HIV Graduates"; Developing Futures?; Notes; The Archipelago of Public Health; Living in the New Landscape of Public Health; Notes; Bibliography; Contributors; Index
Control code
868975530
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 292 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821444665
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)868975530

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