Handbook of Medical Anthropology: Contemporary Theory and Method / Edition 2

Handbook of Medical Anthropology: Contemporary Theory and Method / Edition 2

by T. M. Johnson, Carolyn F. Sargent, Thomas M. Johnson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313296588

ISBN-13: 9780313296581

Pub. Date: 05/23/1996

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

A significant update of the 1990 classic state-of-the-art handbook on medical anthropology. With new chapters on AIDS, psychology and emotion, nutrition, and bioethics, the text reflects the changes in medical anthropological theory and practice since the late 1980s. Chapters from the first edition are revised to reflect current trends and to include recent

Overview

A significant update of the 1990 classic state-of-the-art handbook on medical anthropology. With new chapters on AIDS, psychology and emotion, nutrition, and bioethics, the text reflects the changes in medical anthropological theory and practice since the late 1980s. Chapters from the first edition are revised to reflect current trends and to include recent references. This work demonstrates the creative expansion and diversity in the field, amidst efforts to explore the individual sickness experience in the context of local cultures and global political and economic dynamics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313296581
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/23/1996
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
580
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction by Carolyn F. Sargent and Thomas M. Johnson

Theoretical Perspectives

The Therapeutic Process by Thomas J. Csordas and Arthur Kleinman

Political Economy in Medical Anthropology by Soheir A. Morsy

A Critical-Interpretive Approach in Medical Anthropology: Rituals and Routines of Discipline and Dissent by Margaret Lock and Nancy Scheper-Hughes

Culture, Emotion and Psychiatric Disorder by Janis H. Jenkins

Clinically Applied Anthropology by Noel J. Chrisman and Thomas M. Johnson

Medical Systems

Ethnomedicine by Arthur J. Rubel and Michael R. Hass

Ethnopsychiatry by Charles C. Hughes

Ethnopharmacology: The Conjunction of Medical Ethnography and the Biology of Therapeutic Action by Nina L. Etkin

Studying Biomedicine as a Cultural System by Lorna Amarasingham Rhodes

Health Issues in Human Populations

Disease, Ecology, and Human Behavior by Peter J. Brown, Marcia C. Inhorn, and Daniel J. Smith

Anthropology and Studies of Human Reproduction by Carole H. Browner and Carolyn F. Sargent

Alcohol and Drug Studies by Linda A. Bennett and Paul W. Cook, Jr.

Culture, Stress, and Disease by William W. Dressler

Nutrition in Medical Anthropology by Sara A. Quandt

Methods in Medical Anthropology

Research Designs in Medical Anthropology by Pertti J. Pelto and Gretel H. Pelto

Epidemiology and Medical Anthropology by William R. True

Policy and Advocacy

Bioethics in Anthropology: Perspectives on Culture, Medicine, and Morality by Patricia A. Marshall and Barbara A. Koenig

The Professionalization of Indigenous Healers by Murray Last

International Health and Development: Problems and Programs in Anthropological Perspective by Sandra S. Lane and Robert A. Rubinstein

References

Index

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