(Un)disciplined/(In)disposable Bodies: The Layered Patchworks of Care, Kinship, and Community Responses


In 2002 my great-grandmother, Inez Fuentes was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, and her oldest daughter, my grandmother, Yolanda Cobos relocated to San Antonio to live with, and care for, her mother. This paper will focus... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Amanda Gray (University of Texas at Austin)

Topic Areas

Community Based Learning and Research , Cultural Studies , Feminist and Women's Studies , Gender Studies , History , Medicine, Health and Well-Being , Public Health , Social Science--Quantitative , Chicano/a -- Mexican


SOC-7 » Caring for the Self: Health, Kinship, and Alternative Medicine (1:45pm - Thursday, 7th July, Los Robles)

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