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Medical Anthropology in Ecological Perspective

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Publisher Comments:

The third edition of this classic text in medical anthropology has been revised to reflect new developments in theory and research. In theory, it addresses new thinking about political ecology and critiques older theoretical approaches. AIDS is a prominent topic in this new edition, as are other timely issues such as disability, medical pluralism, and health care seeking behavior. The authors have also expanded the number of health profiles to include migrant worker health, famine in the Horn of Africa, and paleopathology in the southwestern United States.

Synopsis:

"The third edition of this classic text in medical anthropology has been revised to reflect new developments in theory and research. In theory, it addresses new thinking about political ecology and cri"

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-419) and index.

About the Author

Ann McElroy is Associate Professor of Anthropology at State University of New York at Buffalo, where Patricia K. Townsend is a Research Associate Professor. Ann McElroy is Associate Professor of Anthropology at State University of New York at Buffalo, where Patricia K. Townsend is a Research Associate Professor.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780813386102
Subtitle:
Third Edition
Author:
McElroy, Ann
Author:
Townsend, Patricia K
Author:
McElroy, Ann
Author:
Townsend, Patricia K.
Publisher:
Westview Press
Location:
Boulder, Colo. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Health
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Sociology, anthropology and archaeology
Subject:
Anthropology
Subject:
Health - General
Subject:
Human beings
Subject:
Medical anthropology
Subject:
Cross-Cultural Comparison
Subject:
Human beings -- Effect of environment on.
Subject:
Anthropology - General
Edition Number:
3rd ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
v. 8
Publication Date:
19961017
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in

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