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Author Adams, Vincanne, 1959-

Title Doctors for democracy : health professionals in the Nepal revolution / Vincanne Adams
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Cambridge University Press, 1998

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 W'PONDS  306.461 Ada/Dfd  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Cambridge studies in medical anthropology ; 6
Cambridge studies in medical anthropology ; 6
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Medicine, science, and democracy in the developing world -- 3. History and power in Nepal: secularizing morality -- 4. Revolutionary medicine: scientists for democracy -- 5. Dividing lines: motivations of the medical professionals -- 6. Medicine and politics: a triage of truth in the practice of medicine -- 7. Post-revolutionary political medicine: corruption or validation of truth? -- 8. Science fetishism, truth, and privilege
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-247) and index
Subject Medicine -- Political aspects -- Nepal.
Physicians -- Political activity -- Nepal.
Nepal -- Politics and government -- 1990-
LC no. 97018016
ISBN 0521584868 (hardback)
0521585481 (paperback)