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|Contents:||Preface Chapter 1 What's So Cultural About Disease? Culture in Medicine Development of Medical Anthropology Medical Anthropology Today Summary: Placing Medical Anthropology Among the Social Sciences of Medicine Suggested Readings Notes Chapter 2 Anthropological Questions and Methods in the Study of Sickness and Healing Studying Shamans in Peru Studying Medicine in the United States Summary: The Anthropological Vision Suggested Readings Notes Chapter 3: Recognizing Biological, Social and Cultural Interconnections: Evolutionary and Ecological Perspectives on a Cholera Epidemic Thinking About Epidemics History and Biology of Cholera Epidemiological Accounts of Peru's Cholera Epidemic Evolution and the Ecological Framework Cholera and the Evolutionary Framework Medical Anthropology Embraces the Ecological/Evolutionary Model Suggested Readings Notes Chapter 4 Expanding the Vision of Medical Anthropology: Critical and Interpretive Views of the Cholera Epidemic Political-Economy of Cholera Political-Economic vs. Ecological/Evolutionary Perspectives Interpretive View of Cholera Taking a Broader, Inclusive Perspective Suggested Readings Notes Chapter 5 The Global Petri Dish Transitions SARS: The First Global Epidemic of the 21st Century One Health Ecology Further Complications: The Threat of Bioterrorism Suggested Readings Notes Chapter 6 Healers and the Healing Professions Healing Roles: Organizing the Diversity Authority of Healers Authority in the Folk Health Sector: Position of Peruvian Curanderos Authority in the Professional Health Care Sector: Case of Biomedicine Challenges to Biomedical Authority Authority of Biomedicine in Non-Western Countries Conclusion Suggested Readings Notes Chapter 7 Applying Medical Anthropology Medical Anthropology in International Development: A Brief History Work of Applied Medical Anthropologists in International Contexts Applying Medical Anthropology in the United States Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Applied Anthropology Under Attack Personal Reflections Suggested Readings Notes Chapter 8: Anthropology and Medical Ethics Medical Ethics: A Comparative Framework Medical Ethics Beyond Biomedicine Development of Bioethics in the United States Social Sciences and Bioethics Social Science: Out of the Closet Suggested Readings Notes Chapter 9: Body, Self and Biotechnologies Cross-Cultural Views of the Self The Stem Cell Debate "Baby" Pictures Rights, Death and the Autonomous Self Conclusion Suggested Readings Notes Chapter 10: A Look Back and a Glance Ahead Advantages of Medical Anthropology Thinking Anthropologically about HIV/AIDS Future Directions in Medical Anthropology Academic and Professional Career Paths Related to Medical Anthropology Conclusion Suggested Readings Notes Glossary References Cited|
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