Farmer: Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights, and the New Berkeley by Hayley Gow

  Summary: Pathologies of power  is an analysis of the “powerless and the poor” done by by paul farmer a physician and anthropologist who looks to deconstruct the political, economic and social inequalities that have left many in desolate poor and sickness. Paul Farmer’s perspective is from a privileged account but he uses this point […]

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Paul Farmer’s Profound and Prophetic Insights into Social Health in ‘Pathologies of Power’

Pathologies of Power does not claim to offer a complete solution to these inadequacies, but rather is successful as an ethnography in calling to attention to the social and economic rights that are fundamental to health and well-being and must be considered earnestly and honestly to invoke the alleviation of preventable human suffering.

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