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Pharmocracy : value, politics & knowledge in global biomedicine

Author: Kaushik Sunder Rajan
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2017. ©2017
Series: Experimental futures.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kaushik Sunder Rajan traces the structure and operation of what he calls pharmocracy-a concept explaining the global hegemony of the multinational pharmaceutical industry. He outlines pharmocracy's logic in two case studies from contemporary India to demonstrate the stakes of its intersection with health, politics, democracy, and global capital.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sunder Rajan, Kaushik, 1974-
Pharmocracy.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2016035907
(OCoLC)950955045
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kaushik Sunder Rajan
ISBN: 9780822373285 0822373289
OCLC Number: 956775678
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 328 pages).
Contents: Speculative values : pharmaceutical crisis and financialized capital --
Bioethical values : HPV vaccines, public scandal, and experimental subjectivity --
Constitutional values : the trials of Gleevec and judicialized politics --
Philanthropic values : corporate social responsibility and monopoly in the pharmocracy.
Series Title: Experimental futures.
Responsibility: Kaushik Sunder Rajan.

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"Pharmocracy is an important and essential book, one that pays attention to these multiple iterations of power across institutions, industries, legal regimes, and place. It is one of the first Read more...

 
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