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Title One blue child : asthma, responsibility, and the politics of global health / Susanna Trnka.
Imprint Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2017.


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Series Anthropology of policy
Anthropology of policy (Stanford, Calif.)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Asthma in children -- Government policy -- New Zealand.
Asthma in children -- Government policy -- Czech Republic.
Asthma in children -- Treatment -- New Zealand.
Asthma in children -- Treatment -- Czech Republic.
Medical policy -- New Zealand.
Medical policy -- Czech Republic.
Responsibility -- New Zealand.
Responsibility -- Czech Republic.
Health Policy.
Czech Republic.
New Zealand.
Contents Introduction : taking responsibility for asthma : new kinds of people, new kinds of health -- Democratizing knowledge : patients caught between compliance and self-management -- Domestic experiments : when parents become "half a doctor" -- Patient agency, personal responsibility and the upholding of medical expertise -- Knowledge, discipline, and domesticity : the work of raising healthy children -- Body, breath, and mind : subjugated knowledge and alternative therapeutics -- The best holiday ever : the pleasures and pains of spa cures and summer camps -- Redistributing responsibility among states, companies, and citizens : struggles in the steel heart of the republic -- Conclusion : problematizing asthma.
Other Title Print version: Trnka, Susanna. One blue child. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2017 9781503601130