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Description - A Reader in Medical Anthropology by Byron J. Good

A Reader in Medical Anthropology: Theoretical Trajectories,
Emergent Realities brings together articles from the key
theoretical approaches in the field of medical anthropology as well
as related science and technology studies. The editors?
comprehensive introductions evaluate the historical lineages of
these approaches and their value in addressing critical problems
associated with contemporary forms of illness experience and health
care.

Presents a key selection of both classic and new agenda-setting
articles in medical anthropology

Provides analytic and historical contextual introductions by
leading figures in medical anthropology, medical sociology, and
science and technology studies

Critically reviews the contribution of medical anthropology to
a new global health movement that is reshaping international health
agendas

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405183147
ISBN-10: 1405183144
Format: Paperback / softback
(242mm x 178mm x 32mm)
Pages: 614
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 14-May-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Byron J. Good

Byron J. Good is Professor of Medical Anthropology, Depart-ment of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and Professor in the Department of Anthropol-ogy, Harvard University. Michael M. J. Fischer is Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Anthropology and Science and Technology Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Lecturer in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Sarah S. Willen is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Southern Methodist University. She has been an NIMH Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and has taught in the Department of Anthropology, Harvard University. Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good is Professor of Social Medicine, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and in the Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

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