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Author Brada, Betsey Behr, 1976- author.

Title Learning to save the world : global health pedagogies and fantasies of transformation in Botswana / Betsey Behr Brada
Published Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2023
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 254 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction : Learning to Save the World -- Saving Medications vs. Saving Children -- How to Do Things to Children with Words -- The Metalanguage of HIV Intervention -- The Global Health Frontier -- Experiencing AIDS in Africa : The Anxious Fantasies of -- American Medicine -- "We Are All Just Specimens" : Pedagogy as Dispossession -- Conclusion: Undoing Global Health
Summary "Using data from southeastern Botswana, efforts to educate HIV-positive children about their treatment are contrasted with global health rotations for American medical students in order to demonstrate that 'global health' is not a set of problems or institutions, but rather an imaginative practice that hinges on a range of pedagogies"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject AIDS (Disease) in children -- Social aspects -- Botswana
AIDS (Disease) -- Treatment -- Social aspects -- Botswana
Health education -- Social aspects -- Botswana
Medical anthropology -- Botswana
Medical education -- Social aspects -- Botswana
Public health -- Anthropological aspects -- Botswana
Transcultural medical care -- Botswana
World health -- Social aspects
AIDS (Disease) in children -- Social aspects.
Health education -- Social aspects.
Medical anthropology.
Medical education -- Social aspects.
Public health -- Anthropological aspects.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Physical
Transcultural medical care.
World health -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2022020481
ISBN 1501762435