publication . Other literature type . Doctoral thesis . 2014

La migración de Chagas: la construcción bio-médica y socio-política de las enfermedades infecciosas tropicales

Ciannameo, Anna;
  • Published: 28 May 2014
  • Publisher: Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna
  • Country: Italy
Abstract
This study explores the connections between migration processes and experiences of health and illness, investigating migration flows from Latin America to Emilia-Romagna. At the same time, the study examines the debate around the spread of Chagas disease, a 'neglected tropical infection' endemic in Central and South America that, given the increase in transnational migration flows, is currently being reconfigured as 'emerging' in the countries of destination. Adopting the theoretical and methodological paradigms of medical anthropology, public health and migration studies, the nature of the relationship between 'neglected' and 'emerging' is analyzed within the p...
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free text keywords: M-DEA/01 Discipline demoetnoantropologiche
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publication . Other literature type . Doctoral thesis . 2014

La migración de Chagas: la construcción bio-médica y socio-política de las enfermedades infecciosas tropicales

Ciannameo, Anna;