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Reader in Medical Anthropology Theoretical Trajectories, Emergent Realities

ISBN-10: 1405183144
ISBN-13: 9781405183147
Edition: 2010
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Book details

Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 5/14/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 614
Size: 6.50" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Acknowledgments
About the Editors
Introduction
Antecedents
Introduction
Massage in Melanesia
The Notion of Witchcraft Explains Unfortunate Events
Muchona the Hornet, Interpreter of Religion
The Ojibwa Self and Its Behavioral Environment
The Charity Physician
The Role of Beliefs and Customs in Sanitation Programs
Introduction to Asian Medical Systems
Medical Anthropology and the Problem of Belief
Illness and Narrative, Body and Experience
Introduction
Medicine's Symbolic Reality: On a Central Problem in the Philosophy of Medicine
Elements of Charismatic Persuasion and Healing
The Thickness of Being: Intentional Worlds, Strategies of Identity, and Experience Among Schizophrenics
The Concept of Therapeutic 'Emplotment'
Myths/Histories/Lives
The State Construction of Affect: Political Ethos and Mental Health Among Salvadoran Refugees
Struggling Along: The Possibilities for Experience among the Homeless Mentally Ill
Governmentalities and Biological Citizenship
Introduction
Dreaming of Psychiatric Citizenship: A Case Study of Supermax Confinement
Biological Citizenship: The Science and Politics of Chernobyl-Exposed Populations
Human Pharmakon: Symptoms, Technologies, Subjectivities
The Figure of the Abducted Woman: The Citizen as Sexed
Where Ethics and Politics Meet: The Violence of Humanitarianism in France
The Biotechnical Embrace
Introduction
The Medical Imaginary and the Biotechnical Embrace: Subjective Experiences of Clinical Scientists and Patients
Where It Hurts: Indian Material for an Ethics of Organ Transplantation
"Robin Hood" of Techno-Turkey or Organ Trafficking in the State of Ethical Beings
Quest for Conception: Gender, Infertility, and Egyptian Medical Traditions
AIDS in 2006: Moving toward One World, One Hope?
Biosciences, Biotechnologies
Introduction
Dr. Judah Folkman's Decalogue and Network Analysis
Beyond Nature and Culture: Modes of Reasoning in the Age of Molecular Biology and Medicine
Immortality, In Vitro: A History of the HeLa Cell Line
A Digital Image of the Category of the Person
Experimental Values: Indian Clinical Trials and Surplus Health
Global Health, Global Medicine
Introduction
Medical Anthropology and International Health Planning
Anthropology and Global Health
Mot Luuk Problems in Northeast Thailand: Why Women's Own Health Concerns Matter as Much as Disease Rates
The New Malaise: Medical Ethics and Social Rights in the Global Era
Humanitarianism as a Politics of Life
Postcolonial Disorders
Introduction
Amuk in Java: Madness and Violence in Indonesian Politics
The Political Economy of 'Trauma' in Haiti in the Democratic Era of Insecurity
Contract of Mutual (In)Difference: Governance and the Humanitarian Apparatus in Contemporary Albania and Kosovo
Darfur through a Shoah Lens: Sudanese Asylum Seekers, Unruly Biopolitical Dramas, and the Politics of Humanitarian Compassion in Israel
The Elegiac Addict: History, Chronicity, and the Melancholic Subject
Index

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