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dc.contributor.authorKitta, Andrea
dc.date2019
dc.date.accessioned2019-09-30T17:14:49Z
dc.date.available2019-09-30T17:14:49Z
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references and index.
dc.description.abstractDisease is a social issue, not just a medical issue. Using specific legends and rumors, and exploring beliefs and practices that permeate notions of contagion and contamination, Kitta offers insight into vernacular conceptions of health and sickness and how medical and scientific institutions can use cultural literacy--provided by publisher.
dc.description.tableofcontentsThe disease is coming from inside the house! : Contagious disease, immigration, and patient zero -- Supernatural contagion : slender man, suicide, violence, and slender sickness -- Ostensio Mori : when we pretend that we're dead -- "Why buy the cow when the milk has HPV?" : the HPV vaccine, promiscuity, sexual orientation, and vulnerable people -- The kiss of death
dc.format.mediumborn digital
dc.format.mediumbooks
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10217/198173
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
dc.publisher.originalUtah State University Press
dc.relation.ispartofUtah State University Press
dc.rights©2019 University Press of Colorado
dc.rights.accessAccess is limited to the Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Community College of Denver, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University Denver, Regis University, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western State Colorado University communities only.
dc.subject.lcshCommunicable diseases -- Folklore
dc.subject.lcshCommunicable diseases -- Transmission
dc.subject.lcshCommunicable diseases -- Psychological aspects
dc.subject.lcshEpidemics -- Social aspects
dc.subject.lcshFear of contamination -- Folklore
dc.subject.lcshFolklore -- Psychological aspects
dc.subject.lcshHealth attitudes
dc.titleKiss of death: contagion, contamination, and folklore, The
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