Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 January 2015

272 Pages | 8 b/w Illustrations

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780823261819

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Health, Disease, Poverty

Veena Das

A Fordham University Press Publication

Forms of Living (FUP)

  • Drawing on nearly a decade and a half of fieldwork among the poor of Delhi, this eloquent book by a master of anthropological writing presents a moving portrait of the everyday strategies used by the poor to cope with the situation of illness.
  • The author's prose is beautiful analytically profound, but also warm and intimate
  • The book will be a tremendous intervention into studies of medicine, anthropology, philosophy, economics, "global health," public health practice, ethics, and health policy.

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