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Evidence, Ethos and Experiment [electronic resource]: The Anthropology and History of Medical Research in Africa

edited by P. Wenzel Geissler and Catherine Molyneux
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
New York : Berghahn Books, 2011.
Language
English
ISBN
9780857450920 (hardback : alk. paper), 9780857450937 (ebook)
Contents
  • Studying trial communities: anthropological and historical inquiries into ethos, politics and economy of medical research in Africa / P. Wenzel Geissler
  • Writing knowledge and acknowledgement: possibilities in medical research / Susan Reynolds Whyte
  • Can one rely on knowledge? / Marilyn Strathern
  • Being 'with MRC': infant care and the social meanings of cohort membership in Gambia's plural therapeutic landscapes / Melissa Leach and James Fairhead
  • Contextualising ethics in AIDS research: or, the morality of knowledge production in ethnographic fieldwork on 'the unspeakable' / Hansjörg Dilger
  • Testing a new drug for leprosy: clofazimine and its precursors in Ireland and Nigeria, 1944-1966 / John Manton
  • Elucidating ethics in practice: focus on accountability / George Ulrich
  • When physicians meet: local medical knowledge and global public goods / Steven Feierman
  • The plausibility design, quasi-experiments, and real world research: a case study from the interdisciplinary monitoring project for antimalarial combination treatment in Tanzania / S. Patrick Kachur
  • Remember Bambali: evidence, ethics and the co-production of truth / Ann Kelly
  • Foetuses, facts and frictions: insights from ultrasound research in Tanzania / Babette Müller-Rockstroh
  • Healers and scientists: the epistemological politics of research about medicinal plants in Tanzania, or 'moving away from traditional medicine' / Stacey A. Langwick
  • Parasite lost: remembering modern times with Kenyan government medical scientists / P. Wenzel Geissler
  • Is the sharia of the doctors killing the people? a local debate on ethics and the control of HIV/AIDS in a rural area in Kenya / Suzette Heald
  • The historical interface between the state and medical science in Africa: Kenya's case / Kenneth S. Ombongi
  • The intimate rules of the French coopération : morality, race and the postcolonial division of scientific work at the Pasteur Institute of Cameroon / Guillaume Lachenal
  • 'The mosquito taken at the beer-hall': malaria research and control on Zambia's copperbelt / Lyn Schumaker
  • Trial communities: HIV and therapeutic citizenship in West Africa / Vin-Kim Nguyen
  • Differences in medicine, differences in ethics: or, When is it research and when is it kidnapping, or is that even the right question? / Luise White.
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Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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