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Aids And Accusation

Author : Paul Farmer
ISBN : 0520248392
Genre : Medical
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Praise for the first edition: “Farmer’s sensitive exploration of the lives and deaths of the people at [the village of] Do Kay give his study a distinctly human face and an emotional edge.... The book is at the same time fiercely personal and coldly objective. The result is both moving and illuminating.”— Science “Farmer renders a richly layered and nuanced ethnographic portrait.”— Harvard Educational Review “This superbly crafted volume is dedicated to explaining and refuting a popular U.S. belief that AIDS came to the United States from Haiti. . . . Farmer has made an outstanding scholarly contribution to the ‘anthropology of suffering,’ the assessment of illness as perceived and experienced by a patient embedded in an interlocking fabric of culture and history.”— Medical Anthropology Quarterly

Cobra

Author : Richard Preston
ISBN : 3896045180
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Einer Da Oben Hasst Mich

Author : Hollis Seamon
ISBN : 9783641135485
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Lasst mich lieben, bevor ich sterbe! Eigentlich ist der 17-jährige Richard ein ganz normaler Teenager – doch er hat Krebs und verbringt die letzten Tage seines Lebens in einem Sterbehospiz. Trotz dieses »Einer-da-oben-hasst-mich-Syndroms«, wie Richard es selbst nennt, hat er seinen Lebensmut nicht verloren und tut alles dafür, so viel wie möglich aus der ihm verbleibenden Zeit zu machen: Sei es, sich Privatsphäre zu verschaffen, wo es eigentlich keine gibt, zu Halloween verkleidet durch die Straßen zu fahren oder die Nähe der 15-jährigen und ebenfalls sterbenskranken Sylvie zu suchen ...

Partner To The Poor

Author : Paul Farmer
ISBN : 9780520257115
Genre : Medical
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"Dr. Paul Farmer is one of the most extraordinary people I've ever known. Partner to the Poor recounts his relentless efforts to eradicate disease, humanize health care, alleviate poverty, and increase opportunity and empowerment in the developing world. It will inspire us all to do our parts."--William J. Clinton "If the world is curious about Paul Farmer, there is a reason for that. No one has done more than he has in bringing modern medicine to the poor across the globe and no one has exceeded him in making us appreciate the diverse barriers that prevent proper medicine from reaching the underdogs of the world. In this wonderful collection of essays, putting together Paul Farmer's writings over more than two decades, we can see how his far-reaching ideas have developed and radically enhanced the understanding of the challenges faced by healthcare in the uneven world in which we live. This is an altogether outstanding book."--Amartya Sen, Nobel Laureate, Economics "To delve into these pages is to join one of the world's great explorers on an epic life journey--to grapple with culture, poverty, disease, health care, ethics, and ultimately our common humanity in the Age of AIDS. Paul Farmer is a pioneer, guide, and inspiration at a time of unprecedented contrasts: between wealth and poverty, power and powerlessness, health and disease, compassion and neglect. His medical expertise, anthropological vision, and unflinching decency have helped to recharge our world with moral purpose."--Jeffrey D. Sachs, Columbia University "Wow! Perfect for teaching. This is more than vintage Farmer. Editor Haun Saussy knows Farmer's work inside out and has assembled and organized 25 classic articles that project the heart of Farmer's brilliant, radical, inspiring, eminently practical and (dare I say) genuinely subversive work."--Philippe Bourgois, author of Righteous Dopefiend "If they gave Nobel Prizes for raising moral awareness, Paul Farmer would have won his a long time ago. For several decades now, his work has posed a challenge to anyone who dares say that radically improving the health of the world's poor can't be done. This splendid compilation of the best of his work allows us to follow a restless, creative, compassionate mind in action, in and out of prisons and barrios and mud huts and hospital wards, from Haiti to Rwanda to Moscow, never taking 'no' for an answer."--Adam Hochschild, author of Bury the Chains "Paul Farmer is a deep scholar of Haitian society, a formidable medical anthropologist, an implacable theorist of structural violence and health as a human right, and an ethicist for whom the place of social justice in medicine and in the world is an existential need. This book is the platform of interconnected intellectual, academic, and practical engagements upon which the amazing, world-transforming life of Farmer stands."--Arthur Kleinman, author of What Really Matters: Living a Moral Life amidst Uncertainty and Danger "This collection shows the impressive catalytic effects of original scholarship when combined with action, activism, and a commitment to social justice in health. Paul Farmer and his PIH colleagues have twice changed World Health Organization policies; they continue to have a lasting impact on the global health movement and on the lives of the poor.--Peter Brown, Emory University

Geliehene Zeit

Author : Paul Monette
ISBN : 3404611837
Genre : AIDS (Disease)
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Die Chronologie der letzten 19 Monate einer langjährigen Beziehung zwischen 2 amerikanischen Homosexuellen, von denen der eine mit 44 an AIDS stirbt.

Kranke Gesellschaften

Author : Richard G. Wilkinson
ISBN : 9783709161807
Genre : Medical
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Unsere Verabredung Mit Dem Leben

Author : Thich Nhat Hanh
ISBN : 9783426407554
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Da wir nicht getrennt von der Welt leben und die Welt nicht getrennt von uns existiert, geschieht echte Friedensarbeit im Herzen der Menschen, an jedem Ort und in jedem Augenblick. Denn erst eine friedfertige innere Haltung bereitet den Weg zu einem friedlichen Miteinander. Unsere Verabredung mit dem Leben von Thich Nhat Hanh: im eBook erhältlich!

Voodoo In Haiti

Author : Alfred Métraux
ISBN : 3926112395
Genre : Folklore
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Aids Und Seine Metaphern

Author : Susan Sontag
ISBN : 3446154035
Genre : AIDS (Disease)
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Pathologies Of Power

Author : Paul Farmer
ISBN : 9780520243262
Genre : History
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"Pathologies of Power" uses harrowing stories of life and death to argue thatthe promotion of social and economic rights of the poor is the most importanthuman rights struggle of our times.

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