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Author Mendenhall, Emily, 1982- author.

Title Rethinking diabetes : entanglements with trauma, poverty, and HIV / Emily Mendenhall ; foreword by Mark Nichter.

Publication Info. Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2019.

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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 215 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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Subject Diabetes -- Social aspects.
Diabetes -- Economic aspects.
Diabetes -- Psychosomatic aspects.
Diabetes -- Psychological aspects.
Diabetes in women.
Diabetics -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Chronological Term 2000-2099
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Mendenhall, Emily, 1982- Rethinking diabetes. Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2019 9781501738302 (DLC) 2018052012
ISBN 9781501738319 (electronic book)
1501738313 (electronic book)
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