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Title Handbook of medical anthropology : contemporary theory and method / edited by Carolyn F. Sargent and Thomas M. Johnson
Edition Revised edition
Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  306.461 Sar/Hom 1996  AVAILABLE
Description xxi, 557 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction / Carolyn F. Sargent and Thomas M. Johnson -- 1. The Therapeutic Process / Thomas J. Csordas and Arthur Kleinman -- 2. Political Economy in Medical Anthropology / Soheir A. Morsy -- 3. A Critical-Interpretive Approach in Medical Anthropology: Rituals and Routines of Discipline and Dissent / Margaret Lock and Nancy Scheper-Hughes -- 4. Culture, Emotion, and Psychiatric Disorder / Janis H. Jenkins -- 5. Clinically Applied Anthropology / Noel J. Chrisman and Thomas M. Johnson -- 6. Ethnomedicine /Arthur J. Rubel and Michael R. Hass -- 7. Ethnopsychiatry / Charles C. Hughes -- 8. Ethnopharmacology: The Conjunction of Medical Ethnography and the Biology of Therapeutic Action /Nina L. Etkin -- 9. Studying Biomedicine as a Cultural System / Lorna Amarasingham Rhodes -- 10. Disease, Ecology, and Human Behavior / Peter J. Brown, Marcia C. Inhorn and Daniel J. Smith -- 11. Anthropology and Studies of Human Reproduction / Carole H. Browner and Carolyn F. Sargent
12. Alcohol and Drug Studies / Linda A. Bennett and Paul W. Cook, Jr. -- 13. Culture, Stress, and Disease /William W. Dressler -- 14. Nutrition in Medical Anthropology / Sara A. Quandt -- 15. Research Designs in Medical Anthropology / Pertti J. Pelto and Gretel H. Pelto -- 16. Epidemiology and Medical Anthropology /William R. True -- 17. Bioethics in Anthropology: Perspectives on Culture, Medicine, and Morality /Patricia A. Marshall and Barbara A. Koenig -- 18. The Professionalization of Indigenous Healers / Murray Last -- 19. International Health: Problems and Programs in Anthropological Perspective / Sandra D. Lane and Robert A. Rubinstein
Analysis Medicine Sociology
Medicine Sociology
Notes First edition published 1990 as 'Medical anthropology : a handbook of theory and method'
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [425]-542) and index
Subject Medical anthropology.
Author Johnson, Thomas M. (Thomas Malcolm), 1947-
Sargent, Carolyn F., 1947-
LC no. 95040052
ISBN 0275952657
0313296588 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Other Titles Handbook of medical anthropology