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A Fraught EmbraceThe Romance and Reality of AIDS Altruism in Africa

A Fraught Embrace: The Romance and Reality of AIDS Altruism in Africa

Ann Swidler and Susan Cotts Watkins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691173924
eISBN:
9781400884988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173924.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

In the wake of the AIDS pandemic, legions of organizations and compassionate individuals descended on Africa from faraway places to offer their help and save lives. This book shows how the dreams of ... More

Selling Our SoulsThe Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States

Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States

Adam D. Reich

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160405
eISBN:
9781400850372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160405.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book explores the contradictions inherent in one particular health care market—hospital care. Based on extensive interviews and observations across the three hospitals of one California city, ... More

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