Debility and the Moral Imagination in Botswana : Disability, Chronic Illness, and Aging.

In the rush to development in Botswana, and Africa more generally, changes in work, diet, and medical care have resulted in escalating experiences of chronic illness, debilitating disease, and accident. Debility and the Moral Imagination in Botswana docum...

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Main Author: Livingston, Julie.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2005.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Themes and Orientation
  • 1. Family Matters and Money Matters
  • 2. Public Health and Developing Persons
  • 3. Male Migration and the Pluralization of Medicine
  • 4. Increasing Autonomy, Entangled Therapeutics,and Hidden Wombs
  • 5. Postcolonial Development and Constrained Care
  • Conclusion
  • Glossary
  • Notes
  • Sources
  • Index.