A Companion to Medical Anthropology


Download A Companion to Medical Anthropology written by Merrill Singer, Pamela I. Erickson in PDF format. This book is under the category Anthropology and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 1405190027; 1118863216/9781405190022/ 9781118863213. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.


A Companion to Medical Anthropology (ePub/PDF) observes the current issues; controversies; and state of the field in medical anthropology today.

  • Written by prominent international scholars in medical anthropology
  • Offers an expert view of the major topics and themes to concern the discipline since its founding in the 1960s
  • Includes environmental health; biotechnology; global health; syndemics; nutrition; infectious disease; substance abuse; and sexuality and reproductive health; and other topics


It will be helpful for undergraduates and postgraduates; and also proving worthwhile to academics looking for accessible summaries of areas outside their specialism.” — Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute

With its comprehensive scope and accomplished contributors; this volume will be a key reference for all medical students and anthropologists of the field. Its comprehensive coverage extends both to emerging and dominant themes in the discipline.” — James Trostle; Trinity College

A Companion to Medical Anthropology; edited by Pamela I. Erickson and Merrill Singer; is quite simply the best overview that is presently available in the field of medical anthropology in the early 21st century. The chapters brought together in this volume offers not only a definitive outline of an intellectual field; but also a clear sense of medical anthropology’s engagement with the world of policy; politics; and practice. This is significant social research at its very best.”
Richard G. Parker; Columbia University

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Merrill Singer, Pamela I. Erickson






577 pages






1405190027; 1118863216


9781405190022/ 9781118863213

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