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Health and the human condition : perspectives on medical anthropology

Author: Michael H Logan; Edward E Hunt
Publisher: North Scituate, Mass. : Duxbury Press, ©1978.
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Genre/Form: Collected Works
Cross-cultural studies
Essays
Estudios transculturales
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Health and the human condition.
North Scituate, Mass. : Duxbury Press, ©1978
(OCoLC)644086285
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael H Logan; Edward E Hunt
ISBN: 0878721401 9780878721405
OCLC Number: 3090019
Description: xvii, 443 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Medical anthropology : some contrasts with medical sociology / G.M. Foster --
Convergences and divergences : anthropology and sociology in health care / V.L. Olesen --
What is medical anthropology? / K.A. Hasan --
Theoretical orientations in medical anthropology / E. Wellin --
Paleopathology : meeting ground for many disciplines / E.R. Kerley & W.M. Bass --
Evolutionary comparisons of the demography, life cycles, and health care of chimpanzee and human populations / E.E. Hunt --
Human biological adaptability / G.W. Lasker --
The ecological perspective in disease / G.J. Armelagos, A. Goodman, and K.H. Jacobs --
Ecological frameworks and hypothesis testing in medical anthropology / E.E. Hunt --
Evolutionary response to human infectious diseases / G.J. Armelagos and J.R. Dewey --
Epidemiological factors : health and disease in hunter-gatherers / F.L. Dunn --!Kung hunter-gatherers : feminism, diet, and birth control / G.B. Kolata --
Infectious diseases in primitive societies / F.L. Black --
The question of pollution in earlier and less developed societies / Don Brothwell --
Some diseases characteristic of modern western civilization / Denis P. Burkitt --
Medical care : ethnomedicine / Charles C. Hughes --
Some issues in the consideration of non-western and western folk practices as epidemiologic data / John-Henry Pfifferling --
Primitive surgery / Erwin H. Ackerknecht --
Digestive disorders and plant medicinals in highland Guatemala / Michael H. Logan --
The sound of rushing water / Michael J. Harner --
Trance cure of the!Kung bushmen / Richard B. Lee --
Ethno-obstetrics in Ajijic / Carol McClain --
Role adaptation : traditional curers under the impact of western medicine / David Landy --
Human ecology, heat adaptation, and belief systems : the hot-cold syndrome of Yucatan / John M. McCullough --
Psychiatric labeling in cross-cultural perspective / Jane M. Murphy --
Sex differences in the incidence of susto in two Zapotec pueblos / Carl W. O'Nell and Henry A. Selby --
Cultural components in responses to pain / Mark Zborowski --
Suggestions for intercultural psychotherapy / Wen-Shing Tseng and Jing Hsu --
Medical anthropology and international health planning / George M. Foster --
The ethnographic approach and nursing research / Antoinette T. Ragucci --
Intracultural diversity and nutritional anthropology / Gretel H. Pelto and Norge W. Jerome --
The search for culturally acceptable fertility regulating methods / Steven Polgar and John F. Marshall --
Chicanoizing drug abuse programs / William S. Aron, Norman Alger, and Ricardo T. Gonzales --
Competing health care systems in an innercity area / Clarissa S. Scott --
Intraethnic diversity : health care of the Chinese-Americans / Richard M. Hessler, Michael F. Nolan, Benjamin Ogbru, and Peter Kong-Ming New --
Humoral medicine in Guatemala and peasant acceptance of modern medicine / Michael H. Logan --
Bureaucracy versus folk medicine : implications from Seville, Spain / Irwin Press --
Anthropological perspective for medical students / Ethel Nurge --
Medicine, anthropology, community / Pertti J. Pelto and Gretel H. Pelto.
Responsibility: Michael H. Logan, Edward E. Hunt, Jr.

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