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When People Come First:
Critical Studies in Global Health
Edited by João Biehl & Adriana Petryna

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Critical Global Health, João Biehl and Adriana Petryna 1
I EVIDENCE
Overview 23
1 A Return to the Magic Bullet? Malaria and Global Health in the Twenty-First Century, Marcos Cueto 30
2 Evidence-Based Global Public Health - Subjects, Profits, Erasures, Vincanne Adams 54
3 The "Right to Know" or "Know Your Rights"? Human Rights and a People-Centered Approach to Health Policy, Joseph J. Amon 91
4 Children as Victims - The Moral Economy of Childhood in the Times of AIDS, Didier Fassin 109
II INTERVENTIONS
Overview 133
5 Therapeutic Clientship - Belonging in Uganda's Projectified Landscape of AIDS Care, Susan Reynolds Whyte, Michael A. Whyte, Lotte Meinert, and Jenipher Twebaze 140
6 The Struggle for a Public Sector - PEPFAR in Mozambique, James Pfeiffer 166
7 The Next Epidemic - Pain and the Politics of Relief in Botswana's Cancer Ward, Julie Livingston 182
8 A Salvage Ethnography of the Guinea Worm - Witchcraft, Oracles and Magic in a Disease Eradication Program, Amy Moran-Thomas 207
III MARKETS
Overview 243
9 Public-Private Mixes - The Market for Anti-Tuberculosis Drugs in India, Stefan Ecks and Ian Harper 252
10 Labor Instability and Community Mental Health - The Work of Pharmaceuticals in Santiago, Chile, Clara Han 276
11 The Ascetic Subject of Compliance - The Turn to Chronic Diseases in Global Health, Ian Whitmarsh 302
12 Legal Remedies - Therapeutic Markets and the Judicialization of the Right to Health, João Biehl and Adriana Petryna 325
Afterword - The Peopling of Technologies, Michael M. J. Fischer 347
Contributors 375
Acknowledgments 381
References 385
Index 425

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