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Week 14: Nations & Monte

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Transcript of Week 14: Nations & Monte

Week 14
Political Economy of Infectious Disease

What does Farmer mean when he writes:

…issues of individual agency are illuminated only by examining the gritty details of biography
How does Farmer link the
to the
Ethnography, Social Theory and Epidemiology -
What can it do?

What are the "weapons of the weak"?
What is meant by "hidden transcripts" ?
Anthropology of Infectious Disease
Inhorn and Brown 1997

Chapters 15 - Mariyn Nations & Cristina Monte
"I'm Not Dog, No!": Cries of Resistance Against Cholera Control Campaigns
What does Nations mean when she equates being called a dog to disease control?
Name 2 lessons you learned from the Thika article and/or lecture last week.


Name 2 lessons learned from the article on illness semantics and ‘weak lungs.’
What was Guylene’s story and how does it show us something about the nexus of HIV, gender, and poverty?
What do Nations and Monte mean when they write about “cries of resistance” and why?
According to Nations and Monte,
Why would anyone live there amongst "culture of terror" and extreme poverty?
What did we learn from Whiteford and Branch about the power of equity?
Dona Zilnar -
“there doesn’t exits cholera…. some-body invented it!"
What do we know about accusations and illness?
According to Nations and Monte,
people in the favelas believed that cholera was a conspiracy against them to do what?
Disparity in Rio
What is meant by:
“metaphors, stigma, and spoiled identities”?
List 5 ways in which the lives of women in Thika, Kenya similar to the lives of women in other resource poor parts of the world?


List 5 examples in which the power of words in the chapter about the cholera campaign in Brazil shaped the story.

5th and Final 5 Minute Essay
Answer 1 of the 2 questions
Against who?
“Epidemics of particularly dreaded illnesses always provoke a popular outcry" (1997, 443)

What is the power of extreme disparity?
What do the authors argue?
How does it differ from Farmer's perspective from
Infections & Inequalities
4th 5-minute Essay
of the following questions:
What is the epidemiological transition that is occurring in global heatlh, and how is it different in developed versus developing regions?
Explain what ethnomedicine is, and give examples from the Inhorn & Brown chapters to demonstrate how studying ethnomedicine can be useful for shaping public health interventions.
How is
used in the context of the "Dog's Disease" in Brazil? How is this different than Paul Farmer's conceptualization of
? Explain.
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