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Description - A Companion to the Anthropology of Environmental Health by Merrill Singer

A Companion to the Anthropology of Environmental Health presents a collection of readings that utilize a medical anthropological approach to explore the interface of humans and the environment in the shaping of health and illness around the world.


Features the latest ethnographic research from around the world related to the multiple impacts of the environment on health and of societies on their environments

Includes contributions from international medical anthropologists, conservationists, environmental experts, public health professionals, health clinicians, and other social scientists

Analyzes the conditions of cultural and social transformation that accompany environmental and ecological impacts in all areas of the world

Offers critical perspectives on theoretical and methodological advancements in the anthropology of environmental health, along with future directions in the field

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781118786994
ISBN-10: 1118786998
Format: Hardback
(250mm x 177mm x 31mm)
Pages: 536
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 20-May-2016
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Merrill Singer

Merrill Singer is Professor of Anthropology and Community Medicine at the University of Connecticut. He has published more than 275 articles and book chapters, and authored or edited 29 books. Dr. Singer is a recipient of the Rudolph Virchow Professional Prize, the George Foster Memorial Award for Practicing Anthropology, the AIDS and Anthropology Paper Prize, the Prize for Distinguished Achievement in the Critical Study of North America, the Solon T. Kimball Award for Public and Applied Anthropology from the American Anthropological Association and the AIDS and Anthropology Research Group's Distinguished Service Award.

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