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The Application of theory in medical anthropology

The Application of theory in medical anthropology

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Published by Gordon and Breach in Philadelphia, Reading .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementguest editor Merrill Singer.
SeriesMedical Anthropology : Cross-cultural studies in health and illness -- v.14 no.1, Medical Anthropology -- v.14 no.1.
ContributionsSinger, Merrill.
The Physical Object
Pagination137p. ;
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21810586M
ISBN 102881245935
OCLC/WorldCa488573644

The Department of Anthropology offers an M.A. in Anthropology, with a specialty in Medical Anthropology. The program is intended to provide a basic education in medical anthropology, in particular for physicians or other health professionals, and can be completed in an intensive 12 months.   "The Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology" provides a contemporary overview of the key themes in medical anthropology. In this exciting departure from conventional handbooks, compendia and encyclopedias, the three editors have written the core chapters of the volume, and in so doing, invite the reader to reflect on the ethnographic richness and theoretical5/5(1).

Medical anthropology is a multidisciplinary field that examines human evolution, health and disease, and the influence of culture in shaping the application of medical practices. Books in this category range from cross-cultural medical misunderstandings in recent immigrant populations to discussions of inequality in access to medical care.   In the United Kingdom, the growing appreciation of anthropology as a contributory discipline to health research and health care has not been matched by efforts to incorporate its theoretical basis (sociology has a better established history of application to health issues). Anthropology has a distinctive approach to gathering and interpreting Cited by:

Medical sociology is a subdiscipline of sociology that studies the social causes and consequences of health and illness (Cockerham ). Major areas of investigation include the social aspects of health and disease, the social behavior of health care workers and the people who utilize their services, the social functions of health organizations and institutions, the social pat terns of health. Medicine Anthropology Theory, Amsterdam, Netherlands. 4, likes 9 talking about this. An open-access journal in the anthropology of health, illness, and medicine5/5(5).


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