By Larisa Jasarevic
Larisa Jasarevic bargains an unforgettable examine the typical reports of individuals residing in post-socialist, post-war Bosnia. under no circumstances present at the world's margins, Bosnians this day are taken with the nice existence and are as entangled in patron debt as all people else. The insecurities of dwelling in an economic system ruled by way of casual networks of alternate, own credits, and indebtedness are skilled by means of Bosnians by way of actual diseases, a few now not well-known via Western clinical technology. Jasarevic follows usual Bosnians of their look for treatment--from use of prescription drugs to replacement drugs and folks healers of varied types. monetary health and wellbeing and fitness are woven jointly for Bosnians, and Jasarevic adeptly lines the hyperlinks among the 2 nation-states. within the approach, she addresses a couple of subject matters which have been very important in experiences of existence below neoliberalism in different components of the world.
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Health and Wealth on the Bosnian Market: Intimate Debt by Larisa Jasarevic