Understanding and Applying Medical Anthropology PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Understanding and Applying Medical Anthropology free pdf This collection of 49 readings with extensive background description exposes students to the breadth of theoretical perspectives and issues in the field of medical anthropology. The text provides specific examples and case studies of research as it is applied to a range of health settings: from cross-cultural clinical encounters to cultural analysis of new biomedical technologies to the implementation of programs in global health settings.

About Peter Brown

Peter J. Brown teaches at Emory University. He is a professor in the Department of Anthropology, Emory College of Arts and Sciences and also a professor in the Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health. Ron Barrett is a medical anthropologist and assistant professor at Emory University. His research interests concern the social dynamics of infectious diseases, religious healing, and decision-making at the end of life in both India and the United States

Details Book

Author : Peter Brown
Publisher : McGraw Hill Higher Education
Data Published : 01 June 2009
ISBN : 0073405388
EAN : 9780073405384
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 480 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Understanding and Applying Medical Anthropology



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Understanding and Applying Medical Anthropology free pdfUnderstanding and Applying Medical Anthropology

    This collection of readings exposes students to the breadth of theoretical viewpoints and issues in the field of medical anthropology. The text provides specific examples and case studies of research as it is applied in a range of health settings - from clinical encounters to preventive services to international health..


  • Cultural Anthropology free pdfCultural Anthropology

    A leading name in anthropology. Conrad Philip Kottak continues to define student learning in the cultural anthropology course. Cultural Anthropology offers an up-to-date holistic introduction to general anthropology from the four-field perspective..


  • Faces of Anthropology free pdfFaces of Anthropology

    For undergraduate courses in introductory cultural anthropology. This book is a collection of readings that illustrate key concepts in cultural anthropology. Each section has an introduction written by the editors that provides an overview of the topic and provides a context for the readings..


  • Cultural Anthropology free pdfCultural Anthropology

    Cultural Anthropology: Global Forces. Local Lives helps students understand the application of anthropological concepts to the contemporary world. It offers an exceptionally clear and readable introduction to cultural anthropology..


  • Cultural Anthropology free pdfCultural Anthropology

    Cultural Anthropology: Global Forces. Local Lives presents all the key areas of cultural anthropology as well as providing original and nuanced coverage of current and cutting-edge topics..


  • Understanding and Applying Medical Anthropology free pdfUnderstanding and Applying Medical Anthropology

    . This collection of 49 readings with extensive background description exposes students to the breadth of theoretical perspectives and issues in the field of medical anthropology. The text provides sp