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Pathologies of power

health, human rights, and the new war on the poor : with a new preface by the author

by Paul Farmer

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social stratification.,
  • Equality.,
  • Poor -- Medical care.,
  • Discrimination in medical care.,
  • Right to health care.,
  • Human rights.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPaul Farmer ; foreword by Amartya Sen.
    SeriesCalifornia series in public anthropology ;, 4
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM821 .F37 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3292622M
    ISBN 100520243269
    LC Control Number2004010906


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