Exploring Medical Anthropology

Author: Donald Joralemon
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1315470608
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The text has been thoroughly updated for the fourth edition, including fresh case studies and a new chapter on drugs.

Introducing Medical Anthropology

Author: Merrill Singer
Publisher: Rowman Altamira
ISBN: 9780759110588
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This chapter is concerned with providing a closer examination of just what it is
that medical anthropologists actually "do" in these various settings. We begin this
process by providing four additional cases of medical anthropologists at work,
including exploring the kinds of problems they address and how they go about
applying medical anthropology. Based on these cases, we then 1) discuss the
range of issues medical anthropologists study and the special focus they bring to
their work ...

Trauma And Recovery On War S Border

Author: Kathleen Allden, MD
Publisher: Dartmouth College Press
ISBN: 1611686962
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Janes, Craig, and Kitty Corbett. “Anthropology and Global Health.” In A Reader in
Medical Anthropology: Theoretical Trajectories, Emergent Realities, edited by
Byron Good, Michael MJ Fischer, Sarah SWillen, and Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good,
405–407. West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. Joralemon, Donald.
Exploring Medical Anthropology. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2010.
Kessler, Ronald C. “Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: The Burden to the Individual
and to Society ...

Physicians Of Western Medicine

Author: Robert A. Hahn
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400964307
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We then turn to examine the relevance of the anthropological study of
Biomedicine for anthropology itself and then for Biomedicine and its institutions.
Finally, we point out threads tying together the studies collected here.
ANTHROPOLOGY AND MEDICINE Anthropologists exploring Biomedicine have
met resistance both from fellow anthropologists, even from medical
anthropologists, and from their biomedical host-subjects. This resistance may
have a common source – a blindness to ...

Mortal Dilemmas

Author: Donald Joralemon
Publisher: Left Coast Press
ISBN: 1629583936
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In accessible, informed, and often humorous prose, the author examines contemporary medical, legal, and bioethical debates on death and dying, to argue that modern America is not a death-denying culture; on the contrary, we have placed ...

New Horizons In Medical Anthropology

Author: Charles M. Leslie
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415278065
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The structures of meaning in diagnoses of illnesses are not limited to the
technical meanings of medical concepts, but are situated in and draw
significance from other cultural domains. (Leslie 1992: 179) In his numerous
contributions to the field of medical anthropology, Charles Leslie demonstrated
that a medical system ought to be understood not just as a system of knowledge,
belief, and practices, hut as a set of social, historical, political, ... I follow Leslie's
example by exploring the ...


Author: Conrad Phillip Kottak
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
ISBN: 9780073137476
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Boston: Allyn and Bacon. Various applied opportunities in anthropological
careers. Holtzman, J. 2000 Nuer Journeys, Nuer Lives. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
How immigrants from Sudan adapt to Minnesota's twin cities and to the American
social service system. Human Organization The quarterly journal of the Society
for Applied Anthropology. An excellent source for articles on applied
anthropology and development. Joralemon, D. 1999 Exploring Medical
Anthropology. Boston: Allyn ...

Shadows In The Valley

Author: Alan C. Swedlund
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 9781558497207
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Explores the impact of changing medical practices on ordinary people in nineteenth-century America.

A Companion To Medical Anthropology

Author: Merrill Singer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444395297
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INTRODUCTION This chapter forms part of an ongoing project that seeks to
provide a new conceptual departure for medical anthropology by opening up a
field of study that centers on biocommunicability. It joins research in medical
anthropology to ... My goal is to provide medical anthropologists with a new way
of conceptualizing their object of study and a framework for exploring how
contemporary phenomena are created and circulate. In the case of many
diseases, epidemics, ...

Anthropology Career Resources Handbook

Author: Margaret Anderson Gwynne
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205380756
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Training Manual in Applied Medical Anthropology, pp. 125-160. Washington, DC:
American Anthropological Association. 1995. "Critical Praxis Beyond the Ivory
Tower: A Critical Commentary. " Medical Anthropology Quarterly 9(1 ):1 07-1 1 0.
Johnson, Thomas M., and Carolyn F. Sargent (eds.) 1 990. Medical Anthropology
: A Handbook of Theory and Method. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. Joralemon
, Donald 1 999. Exploring Medical Anthropology. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn
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