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  • Pathologies of Power by Paul Farmer
    Pathologies of Power (English, Paperback) Paul Farmer

    "Pathologies of Power" uses harrowing stories of life and death to argue thatthe promotion of social and economic rights of the poor is the most importanthuman rights struggle of our times.

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  • An Introduction to Global Health Delivery by Joia S. Mukherjee
    An Introduction to Global Health Delivery (English, Paperback) Joia S. Mukherjee

    "What Mukherjee attempts, and succeeds in doing, is to offer what many students -- undergraduates as well as students of medicine, nursing, and public health -- have long clamored for: a primer not only of recent developments in global health, but also a patient dissection of what has worked less well (and what hasn't worked at all)." --Paul Farmer, from the foreword ...

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  • Reimagining Global Health by Paul Farmer
    Reimagining Global Health (English, Paperback) Paul Farmer

    Provides an introduction to the field of global health. This title is suitable for schools of public health, nursing, and medicine, and also in undergraduate and graduate classes in anthropology, sociology, political economy, and history, among others.

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  • Infections and Inequalities by Paul Farmer
    Infections and Inequalities (English, Paperback) Paul Farmer

    Challenging the accepted methodologies of epidemiology and international health, this book points out that most explanatory strategies, from 'cost-effectiveness' to patient 'noncompliance,' inevitably lead to blaming the victims.

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  • To Repair the World by Paul Farmer
    To Repair the World (English, Hardback) Paul Farmer

    Suitable for graduates, students, and everyone seeking to help bend the arc of history toward justice, this title challenges readers to counter failures of imagination that keep billions of people without access to health care, safe drinking water, decent schools, and other basic human rights.

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  • Urban Planning For Dummies by Jordan Yin
    Urban Planning For Dummies (English, Paperback) Jordan Yin

    How to create the world's new urban future With the majority of the world's population shifting to urban centres, urban planning the practice of land-use and transportation planning to help shape cities structurally, economically, and socially has become an increasingly vital profession.

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  • AIDS and Accusation by Paul Farmer
    AIDS and Accusation (English, Paperback) Paul Farmer

    Does the scientific "theory" that HIV came to North America from Haiti stem from underlying attitudes of racism and ethnocentrism in the United States rather than from hard evidence? Addressing the question, this is an ethnographic study of AIDS in a poor society.

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  • To Fool the Rain by Steven Werlin
    To Fool the Rain (Paperback) Steven Werlin, Dr Paul Farmer $16.07 $16.95
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  • Killing with Kindness by Mark Schuller
    Killing with Kindness (English, Paperback) Mark Schuller

    Set in Haiti following the 2004 coup and enhanced by research carried out after the 2010 earthquake, Killing with Kindness analyzes the impact of official development aid on recipient non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and their relationships with local communities. It offers rich enthnographic comparisons of two Haitian women's NGOs working in HIV/AIDS prevention and examines participation and autonomy as well as donor policies that inhibit these goals.

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  • Santiago's Children by Steve Reifenberg
    Santiago's Children (English, Paperback) Steve Reifenberg

    A beautifully written memoir about life among the most vulnerable, yet resilient residents of Latin Americaoits poor children

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  • Women, Poverty, and AIDS by Paul Farmer
    Women, Poverty, and AIDS (English, Paperback) Paul Farmer

    Reviews the massive epidemic sweeping Sub-Saharan Africa and many other parts of the Third World.

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  • Power, Suffering, and the Struggle for Dignity by Alicia Ely Yamin
    Power, Suffering, and the Struggle for Dignity (English, Paperback) Alicia Ely Yamin

    Power, Suffering, and the Struggle for Dignity provides a solid foundation for comprehending what a human rights framework implies and the potential for greater justice in health it entails.

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  • Haiti After the Earthquake by Paul Farmer
    Haiti After the Earthquake (English, Paperback) Paul Farmer

    The acclaimed New York Times and IndieBound bestseller: "Farmer's passionate book bring(s) Haiti's appalling tragedy back to the world's attention" --Foreign Affairs

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  • Second Suns by David Oliver Relin
    Second Suns (English, Paperback) David Oliver Relin

    The extraordinary chronicle of two doctors "bringing light to those in darkness" (Time)?the "miracle workers" whose story is featured on 60 Minutes Second Suns is the unforgettable true story of two very different doctors with a common mission: to rid the world of preventable blindness. Dr. Geoffrey Tabin was the high-achieving "bad boy" of his class at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Sanduk Ruit grew up in a remote village in the Himalayas, where cataract blindness?easily curable in modern hospitals?amounts to an epidemic. Together, they pioneered a new surgical method, by which they have helped restore sight to over 4 million people?all for about $20 per operation.   #1 New York Times?bestselling author David Oliver Relin brings the doctors' work to vivid life through poignant portraits of their patients, from old men who can once again walk treacherous mountain trails, to children who can finally see their mothers' faces. The Himalayan Cataract Project is changing the world?one pair of eyes at a time.

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  • To Repair the World by Paul Farmer
    To Repair the World (English, Paperback) Paul Farmer

    Doctor and social activist Paul Farmer shares a collection of charismatic short speeches that aims to inspire the next generation. One of the most passionate and influential voices for global health equity and social justice, Farmer encourages young people to tackle the greatest challenges of our times. Engaging, often humorous, and always inspiring, these speeches bring to light the brilliance...

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  • Power, Suffering, and the Struggle for Dignity by Alicia Ely Yamin
    Power, Suffering, and the Struggle for Dignity (English, Hardback) Alicia Ely Yamin

    Power, Suffering, and the Struggle for Dignity provides a solid foundation for comprehending what a human rights framework implies and the potential for greater justice in health it entails.

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