Children play near the toilet block in Gujarat Stae, India. Picture: Kate Geraghty

Assa Doron and Alex Broom on How toilets and bugs bind us together

20th November 2019

Assa Doron and Alex Broom talk about The lack of toilets and the rise of antimicrobial resistance are fundamentally linked, in this piece written for Inside Story.

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Assa Doron, Professor of Anthropology at the Australian National University, is co-author with Robin Jeffrey of Waste of a Nation: Garbage and Growth in India (Harvard University Press, 2018), an extract from which appears here. Alex Broom is Professor of Sociology at the University of Sydney. His research focuses on the social dynamics of cancer and palliative and end-of-life care, and the global challenge of antimicrobial resistance. First published in Inside Story

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