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Medical anthropology : regional perspectives and shared concerns

Author: Francine Saillant; Serge Genest
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, 2007.
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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  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Handboeken (vorm)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francine Saillant; Serge Genest
ISBN: 1405152494 9781405152495 1405152508 9781405152501
OCLC Number: 150287938
Description: xxxiii, 305 p. ; 26 cm
Contents: Notes on Contributors. Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction (Francine Saillant and Serge Genest). Part I: Perspectives from the Americas. 1. Canada. . Section 1: Bioscience and Biotechnology Under Ethnographic Surveillance: Where Do Canadian Medical Anthropologists Stand (Gilles Bibeau (Universite de Montreal), Janice E. Graham (Universite de Montreal), and Usher Fleishing (University of Calgary). Section 2: The Anthropology of Health in Quebec: Toward a Blending of Approaches and Methods (Raymond Masse (Universite Laval). 2. The United States. . Medical Anthropology in the United States (Arachu Castro (Harvard University) and Paul Farmer (Harvard University). 3. Brazil. . Much More than Medical Anthropology: The Healthy Body and Brazilian Identity (Annette Leibing (Universite de Montreal). 4. Mexico. . Medical Anthropology in Mexico: Recent Trends in Research and Education (Maria Beatriz Duarte-Gomez (National University of Colombia), Roberto Campos-Navarro (Universidad Nacional Autonoma), Gustavo Nigenda (Escuela Nacional de Anthropologia e Historia). Part II: Perspectives from Europe. 5. France. . Medical Anthropology in France: A Healthy Discipline (Sylvie Fainzang (Centre de Recherche Medecine, Sciences, Sante et Societe). 6. Spain. . Topographies, Folklore, and Medical Anthropolgy in Spain (Josep M. Comelles (Ecole des Hautes etudes en sciences sociales, Paris), Enrique Perdiguero (Miguel Hernandez University, Spain), and Angel Martinez-Hernaez (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain). 7. Italy. . Suffering, Politics, Nation: A Cartography of Italian Medical Anthropology (Mariella Pandolfi (Universite de Montreal) and Gilles Bibeau (Universite de Montreal). 8. Germany. . Medical Anthropology(ies) in Germany (Angelika Wolf (Universitat Bayreuth), Stefan Ecks (University of Edinburgh), and Johannes Sommerfeld (World Health Organization). 9. The Netherlands. . A Cultural Fascination with Medicine: Medical Anthropology in the Netherlands (Sjaak Van Der Geest (University of Amsterdam). 10. The United Kingdom. . British Medical Anthropology: Past, Present and Future (Ronald Frankenberg (University of Manchester). 11. Switzerland. . Anthropology between Medicine and Society: Swiss Health Interfaces (Ilario Rossi (University of Lausanne). Part III: Cross-cutting and Thematic Perspectives. 12. Gender. . Engendering Medical Anthropology (Carole H. Browner (UCLA) and Carolyn Sargent (Southern Methodist University). 13. Politics. . The Politics of Life: Beyond the Anthropology of Health (Didier Fassin (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales). Conclusion: Medical Anthropology: Intimations for the Future (Margaret Lock (McGill University). Index.
Responsibility: ed. by Francine Saillant and Serge Genest ; [transl. from the French].


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