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Title A companion to medical anthropology [electronic resource] / edited by Merrill Singer and Pamela I. Erickson.
Publication Info. Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Blackwell companions to anthropology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. I Theories, Applications, and Methods -- 1. Medical Anthropology in Disciplinary Context: Definitional Struggles and Key Debates (or Answering the Cri Du Coeur) / Elisa J. Sobo -- 2. Critical Biocultural Approaches in Medical Anthropology / Alan H. Goodman -- 3. Applied Medical Anthropology: Praxis, Pragmatics, Politics, and Promises / Robert T. Trotter, II -- 4. Research Design and Methods in Medical Anthropology / Clarence C. Gravlee -- 5. Medical Anthropology and Public Policy / Merrill Eisenberg -- pt. II Contexts and Conditions -- 6. Culture and the Stress Process / William W. Dressler -- 7. Global Health / Kitty K. Corbett -- 8. Syndemics in Global Health / Melanie Rock.
9. The Ecology of Disease and Health / Patricia K. Townsend -- 10. The Medical Anthropology of Water / Cecilia Vindrola Padros -- 11. Political Violence, War and Medical Anthropology / Merrill Singer -- pt. III Health and Behavior -- 12. Humans in a World of Microbes: The Anthropology of Infectious Disease / Kenneth C. Maes -- 13. Sexuality, Medical Anthropology, and Public Health / Pamela I. Erickson -- 14. Situating Birth in the Anthropology of Reproduction / Lauren Gulbas -- 15. Nutrition and Health / Charlotte A. Noble -- 16. Anthropologies of Cancer and Risk, Uncertainty and Disruption / Lenore Manderson -- 17. Generation RX: Anthropological Research on Pharmaceutical Enhancement, Lifestyle Regulation, Self-Medication and Recreational Drug Use / Mark Nichter.
18. Anthropology and the Study of Illicit Drug Use / J. Bryan Page -- pt. IV Healthwork: Care, Treatment, and Communication -- 19. Ethnomedicine / Marsha B. Quinlan -- 20. Medical Pluralism: An Evolving and Contested Concept in Medical Anthropology / Hans A. Baer -- 21. Biotechnologies of Care / Ruth Fitzgerald -- 22. Social Interaction and Technology: Cultural Competency and the Universality of Good Manners / Craig Palmer -- 23. Biocommunicability / Charles L. Briggs -- 24. Anthropology at the End of Life / Ron Barrett -- pt. V The Road Ahead -- 25. Operationalizing a Right to Health: Theorizing a National Health System as a "Commons" / Beverly Bell -- 26. As the Future Explodes into the Present: Emergent Issues and the Tomorrow of Medical Anthropology / Pamela I. Erickson.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Hoboken, N.J. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Medical anthropology.
Anthropology, Physical.
Social Medicine.
Added Author Singer, Merrill.
Erickson, Pamela I. (Pamela Irene), 1951-
Wiley InterScience (Online service)
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