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Fighting for Breath [electronic resource]: Living Morally and Dying of Cancer in a Chinese Village

Anna Lora-Wainwright
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2013]
Language
English
ISBN
9780824836825 (cloth : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Cancer and contending forms of morality
  • The evolving local moral world of Langzhong
  • Water, hard work, and farm chemicals: the moral economy of cancer
  • Gendered hardship, emotions, and the ambiguity of blame
  • Xiguan, consumption, and shifting cancer etiologies
  • Performing closeness, negotiating family relations, and the cost of cancer
  • Perceived efficacy, social identities, and the rejection of cancer surgery
  • Family relations and contested religious moralities.
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Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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