Uncertain suffering : racial health care disparities and sickle cell disease / Carolyn Moxley Rouse.

Author
Rouse, Carolyn Moxley, 1965- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2009.
Description
xiv, 314 p. ; 23 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Notes
"The George Gund Foundation imprint in African American studies"--P. facing t.p.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Pt. I. The Questions -- 1. Race and Uncertainty -- 2. Sickle Cell Disease in the Clinic -- 3. Health Care Access and Medical Uncertainty -- 4. The Affective Dimensions of Pain -- 5. Uncertain Efficacy -- 6. Uncertain Suffering -- Pt. II. Reforming the System -- 7. Finding a Way Out of Doxa: Anthropology of the Imagination -- 8. Adolescent Transitioning: Acculturating Patients to the Culture of Medicine -- 9. Thought Experiment: What Does It Mean to Save a Life? -- 10. Rethinking Suffering: Community-Based Health Care, Alternative Medicine, and Faith.
ISBN
  • 9780520259119 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0520259114 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780520259126 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0520259122 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2008054125
OCLC
289095977
RCP
C - S