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Author Mendenhall, Emily, 1982- author

Title Rethinking diabetes : entanglements with trauma, poverty, and HIV / Emily Mendenhall ; foreword by Mark Nichter
Published Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 215 pages)
Contents Syndemic diabetes -- Chicago -- Delhi -- Soweto -- Nairobi
Summary "Rethinking Diabetes investigates how diabetes is perceived and experienced differently from one place to the next. Drawing upon ethnographic narratives from women residing in urban contexts in the US, India, South Africa, and Kenya, the project unpacks how social, cultural, and epidemiological factors shape people's experiences and why we need to take these differences seriously when we think about what drives diabetes and how it affects the lives of the poor"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 15, 2019)
Subject Diabetes in women
Diabetes -- Economic aspects
Diabetes -- Psychological aspects
Diabetes -- Psychosomatic aspects
Diabetes -- Social aspects
Diabetics -- Social conditions -- 21st century
Diabetes in women.
Diabetes -- Economic aspects.
Diabetes -- Psychological aspects.
Diabetes -- Psychosomatic aspects.
Diabetes -- Social aspects.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Security
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018052992
ISBN 1501738313 electronic book
1501738321 electronic book
9781501738319 electronic book
9781501738326 electronic book