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This ethnographic study of a low-income neighborhood in the northeastern state of Ceará analyzes the complicated and compromised realities of Brazil’s universal health care system, pointing the way toward more successful planning of future reforms.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title page, Copyright page
  2. pp. i-vi
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-xiv
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 16-29
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  1. 1. Pirambu: Historical and Contemporary Accounts of Citizenship in a Favela
  2. pp. 30-56
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  1. 2. A History of Welfare and the Poor in Ceará
  2. pp. 57-74
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  1. 3. Democratizing Health Care: Health Councils in Pirambu
  2. pp. 75-95
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  1. 4. Prescribing Knowledge: Farmácia Viva and the Rationalization of Traditional Medicine
  2. pp. 96-122
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  1. 5. Favors, Rights, and the Management of Illness
  2. pp. 123-142
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  1. 6. Public and Private Medical Care for a New Generation in Pirambu
  2. pp. 143-163
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  1. Conclusion: A Politics of Health
  2. pp. 164-171
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 172-179
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  1. References
  2. pp. 180-187
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 188-192
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780292766631
Related ISBN
9780292766624
MARC Record
OCLC
905224752
Pages
192
Launched on MUSE
2015-05-22
Language
English
Open Access
No
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