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Author Fullwiley, Duana.

Title The enculturated gene [electronic resource] : sickle cell health politics and biological difference in West Africa / Duana Fullwiley.

Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2011.

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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xxviii, 340 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the powers of association -- Healthy sicklers with "mild" disease: local illness affects and population-level effects -- The biosocial politics of plants and people -- Attitudes of care -- Localized biologies: mapping race and sickle cell difference in French West Africa -- Ordering illness: heterozygous "trait" suffering in the land of the mild disease -- The work of patient advocacy -- Conclusion: economic and health futures amid hope and despair.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Sickle cell anemia -- Social aspects -- Senegal.
Sickle cell anemia -- Genetic aspects.
Sickle cell anemia -- Patients -- Services for -- Senegal.
Genetic disorders -- Social aspects -- Senegal.
Kinship -- Health aspects -- Senegal.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780691123165 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780691123172 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781400840410 (e-book)

 
    
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