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A Companion to Medical Anthropology

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  • Authors: Merrill Singer, Pamela I. Erickson
  • File Size: 2 MB
  • Format: ePub (converted PDF available)
  • Length: 577 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Publication Date: July 7, 2011
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005D7EOZM
  • ISBN-10: 1405190027, 1118863216
  • ISBN-13: 9781405190022, 9781118863213
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A Companion to Medical Anthropology (ePub/PDF) observes the existing concerns, debates, and state of the field in medical anthropology today.

  • Written by popular global scholars in medical anthropology
  • Offers a specialist view of the significant subjects and styles to issue the discipline because its starting in the 1960s
  • Includes ecological health, biotechnology, international health, syndemics, nutrition, transmittable illness, drug abuse, and sexuality and reproductive health, and other subjects

Reviews

It will be helpful for undergraduates and postgraduates, and also proving worthwhile to academics looking for accessible summaries of areas outside their specialism.” — Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute

With its comprehensive scope and accomplished contributors, this volume will be a key reference for all medical students and anthropologists of the field. Its comprehensive coverage extends both to emerging and dominant themes in the discipline.” — James Trostle, Trinity College

A Companion to Medical Anthropology, edited by Pamela I. Erickson and Merrill Singer, is quite simply the best overview that is presently available in the field of medical anthropology in the early 21st century. The chapters brought together in this volume offers not only a definitive outline of an intellectual field, but also a clear sense of medical anthropology’s engagement with the world of policy, politics, and practice. This is significant social research at its very best.”
Richard G. Parker, Columbia University

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