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Author Kamat, Vinay R.

Title Silent violence : global health, malaria, and child survival in Tanzania / Vinay R. Kamat.

Published Tucson : University of Arizona Press, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  362.1969362 KAMA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 299 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references ( pages 261-288) and index.
Contents Part I, Global discourses -- Violence of a global killer -- Locating the field -- Commanding heights and failed promises -- Part II, Local practices -- Micropolitics of childhood malaria -- Malaria deaths and meaning making -- Malaria, single mothers and social suffering -- Part III, Philanthrocapitalism -- Old ideas and new promises -- Globalizing antimalarials -- Part IV, The way forward -- From malaria control to malaria elimination -- Epilogue: the end of malaria?
Summary "Seeking to link social, economic, and political forces to local experiences of sickness and suffering, Silent Violence analyzes the experiences and practices of people most deeply affected by malaria. Vinay Kamat explores the experience of individuals and households confronted by malaria against the backdrop of social and health issues"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Malaria -- Social aspects -- Tanzania.
Malaria -- Treatment -- Tanzania.
Children -- Diseases -- Tanzania.
Tanzania -- Social conditions.
Tanzania -- Economic conditions.
Variant Title Global health, malaria, and child survival in Tanzania.
ISBN 9780816529520 (paperback: alk. paper)
0816529523 (paperback: alk. paper)