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Medical Anthropology

ISBN-10: 0335218504

ISBN-13: 9780335218509

Edition: 2005

Authors: Robert Pool, Wenzel Geissler

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Description:

In this introduction to the basic concepts, approaches and theories used in medical anthropology, topics examined include: concepts of culture; medical systems; patients' experience of illness and treatment and public health and medical research. Practical health problems are used to demonstrate how an anthropological approach can help improve public health.
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 9/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Anthropology and culture
Anthropological perspectives
Approaches to medical anthropology
Medical systems and medical syncretism
Interpreting and explaining sickness
Situating sickness and health
The relationship between anthropology and biomedicine
Substances of power
Local and global medicines
Cultures, persons, bodies
Medical research
Health interventions as a field of social practice