The Social Basis Of Health And Healing In Africa

Author: Steven Feierman
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"The contributors to this book share a conceptual framework in which the socio-economic factors are clearly connected with onset and development of diseases in population. . .

The Political Economy Of Health Care In Senegal

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32 Marc Dawson, “Smallpox in Kenya, 1880–1920,” Social Science and
Medicine, 13B, 4, (December 1979), 245–250. 33 Ismail Abdalla, “Diffusion of
Islamic Medicine into Hausaland,” in Steven Feierman and John Janzen, eds.,
The Social Basis of Health and Healing in Africa (Berkeley, Los Angeles, Oxford:
University of California Press, 1992). Gloria Waite, “Public Health in Precolonial
East-Central Africa,” in Steven Feierman and John Janzen, eds., The Social
Basis of Health and ...

Healing Traditions

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This important book will be core reading for classes and future scholarship on health and healing in Africa.

The Oxford Handbook Of Modern African History

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... The Social Basis of Health and Healing in Africa.16 In many ways, historians of
health in South Africa had already arrived at this important line of thinking. As
was true of many kinds of African history in the 1970s and 1980s, medical
historians of southern Africa were more attuned to class and race, and tended to
write with a sharper political economy edge. Shula Marks, another key figure who
shaped Africa's historiography of medicine, began by analysing Apartheid, health
, disease, ...

The Social Fabric Of Health

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Diseases do not just happen in a vacuum, it was argued; social conditions and
behaviors create the conditions for the increase in malnutrition, malaria
outbreaks, and AIDS pandemics. Similarly, health is not just there, it is
maintained by a social basis of adequate nutrition, housing, healthful behaviors,
and medicine. In the introduction to the final project volume The Social Basis of
Health and Healing in Africa, the editors (Feierman and Janzen 1992)
highlighted this social basis of ...

Scrambling For Africa

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Evidence, ethos, and experiment: The anthropology and history of medical
research in Africa, ed. P. W. Geissler and S. Molyneux. New York: Berghahn
Books. Feierman, Steven, and John Janzen, ed. 1992. The social basis of health
and healing in Africa. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.
Ferguson, James. 2006. Global shadows: Africa in the neoliberal world order.
Durham: Duke University Press. ————. 1994. The antipolitics machine: “
Development,” ...

Aids Education

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Ranger, T. O. 1985 African Initiatives and Resistance in the Face of Partition and
Conquest. In UNESCO General History of Africa, Vol. VII: Africa Under Colonial
Domination 1880–1935. A. Adu Boahen, editor. Pp. 45–62. Berkeley: University
of California Press. Ranger, T. O. 1992 Godly Medicine: The Ambiguities of
Medical Mission in Southeastern Tanzania, 1900–1945. In The Social Basis of
Health and Healing in Africa. Steven Feierman and John M. Janzen, eds. Pp. 256
–282.

Protecting The World S Children

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Journal of Public Health Medicine 22, 25–32. Ranger, T.O. (1992). Godly
medicine: the ambiguities of medical mission in southeastern Tanzania 1900–
1945, in S. Feierman and J.M. Janzen (eds), The Social Basis of Health and
Healing in Africa, pp. 256– 284. Berkeley and Oxford: University of California
Press. Rao, M., A.K. Shiva Kumar, M. Chatterjee, and T. Sundararaman (2011).
Human resources for health in India. The Lancet 377(9765), 587–598.
Ravishankar, N., P. Gubbins, ...

History In Africa

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PEASE PORRIDGE IN A POT: THE SOCIAL BASIS OF HEALTH AND HEALING
IN AFRICA* Bruce Fetter University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Pease porridge hot,
pease porridge cold Pease porridge in the pot nine days old Some like it hot,
some like it cold But none like it in the pot nine days old. The recent flurry of
monographs and collections relating to the social aspects of medicine and
disease in Africa and elsewhere ensures that collections of essays on this topic
will receive much ...

Spirit Possession As Historical Source

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Feierman, Steven and John Janzen, Preface to The Social Basis of Health and
Healing in Africa (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992) : xvi. 2. Murray
Last. "The Importance of Knowing About Not Knowing: Observations from
Hausaland." In The Social Basis of Health and Healing in Africa. Eds. Steven
Feierman and John Janzen (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992) : 393-
406. 3. Ibid., 396. 4. Ibid., p. 406. 5. See Gwyn Prins. "A Modern History of Lozi
Therapeutics.