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Author Briggs, Charles L., 1953- author
Title Tell me why my children died : rabies, indigenous knowledge, and communicative justice / Charles L. Briggs & Clara Mantini-Briggs
Imprint Durham : Duke University Press, 2016
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  RA650.55.V42 D458 2016    DUE 07-27-21    30520020866373
Descript xxi, 319 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Critical global health: evidence, efficacy, ethnography
Critical global health
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-302) and index
Reliving the epidemic: parents' perspectives -- When caregivers fail: doctors, nurses, and healers facing an intractable disease -- Explaining the inexplicable in Mukoboina: epidemiologists, documents, and the dialogue that failed -- Heroes, bureaucrats, and millenarian wisdom: journalists cover an epidemic conflict -- Narratives, communicative monopolies, and acute health inequities -- Knowledge production and circulation -- Laments, psychoanalysis, and the work of mourning -- Biomediatization: health/communicative inequities and health news -- Toward health/communicative equities and justice
Subject Warao children -- Diseases -- Venezuela -- Delta Amacuro -- History -- 21st century
Epidemics -- Venezuela -- Delta Amacuro -- History -- 21st century
Discrimination in medical care -- Venezuela -- Delta Amacuro -- History -- 21st century
Communicable diseases in children -- Venezuela -- Delta Amacuro -- History -- 21st century
Alt Author Mantini-Briggs, Clara, 1956- author
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