Medical Anthropology (Hardcover)

Regional Perspectives and Shared Concerns

By Francine Saillant (Editor), Serge Genest (Editor)

Wiley-Blackwell, 9781405152495, 336pp.

Publication Date: December 6, 2006

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Description

Medical Anthropology: Regional Perspectives and Shared Concerns surveys medical anthropology by examining the multiplicity of intellectual traditions from which it emerged, taking a closer look at the paths charted by medical anthropologists in Europe and the Americas.

  • An overview of the discipline, written by medical anthropologists of international stature.
  • Includes case studies from France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
  • Also provides thematic perspectives, considering gender and politics in relation to medical anthropology.