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anthropology of medicine

from culture to method

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Published by Bergin & Garvey in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical anthropology.,
  • Traditional medicine.,
  • Materia medica, Vegetable.,
  • Mental illness -- Social aspects.,
  • Psychiatry, Transcultural.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Lola Romanucci-Ross, Daniel E. Moerman, Laurence R. Tancredi.
    ContributionsRomanucci-Ross, Lola., Moerman, Daniel E., Tancredi, Laurence R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN296 .A63 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 400 p. :
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1013181M
    ISBN 100897894901, 0897895169
    LC Control Number96053993

    Cultural Anthropology publishes ethnographic writing informed by a wide array of theoretical perspectives, innovative in form and content, and focused on both traditional and emerging topics. It also welcomes essays concerned with ethnographic methods and research design in historical perspective, and with ways cultural analysis can address broader public audiences and interests. Citation Machine® helps students and professionals properly credit the information that they use. Cite your book in Anthropology & Medicine format for free.

    The foundational premise of Health and Human Flourishing: Religion, Medicine, and Moral Anthropology is the need for a richer anthropological approach to the questions of contemporary bioethics than can be provided by the partial, incomplete, and impoverished views of the human person that primarily focus on issues of rationality and autonomy. Now with SAGE Publishing! Cultural Anthropology: A Global Perspective delves into both classic and current research in the field, reflecting a commitment to anthropology’s holistic and integrative text illuminates how the four core subfields of anthropology—biological anthropology, archaeology, linguistics, and cultural anthropology—together yield a .

    Book Description. Medical Materialities investigates possible points of cross-fertilisation between medical anthropology and material culture studies, and considers the successes and limitations of both sub-disciplines as they attempt to understand places, practices, methods, and cultures of healing. The editors present and expand upon a definition of ‘medical materiality’, namely the. In this sense we have chosen to fuse the particulars of Western medicine with those from other cultures for conceptual analysis in what we have called the anthropology of medicine. Beyond the surface differences, we try to expose similarities of deep structure, to demonstrate that there is a path beyond culture and that one may focus on method.


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