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By John Mckiernan-González

In Precarious Prescriptions, Laurie B. eco-friendly, John Mckiernan-González, and Martin Summers compile essays that position race, citizenship, and gender on the heart of questions about future health and sickness. Exploring the interaction among ailment as a organic phenomenon, disorder as a subjective event, and race as an ideological build, this quantity weaves jointly a classy heritage to teach the position that future health and medication have performed during the prior in defining the proper citizen.

By growing an difficult portrait of the shut institutions of race, medication, and public wellbeing and fitness, Precarious Prescriptions is helping us greater comprehend the lengthy and fraught heritage of well-being care in America.

Contributors: Jason E. Glenn, U of Texas scientific department at Galveston; Mark Allan Goldberg, U of Houston; Jean J. Kim; Gretchen lengthy, Williams collage; Verónica Martínez-Matsuda, Cornell U; Lena McQuade-Salzfass, Sonoma nation U; Natalia Molina, U of California, San Diego; Susan M. Reverby, Wellesley collage; Jennifer Seltz, Western Washington U.

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