Critical Medical Anthropology (2nd Edition)

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Download Critical Medical Anthropology (2nd Edition) written by Merrill Singer, Hans Baer in PDF format. This book is under the category Anthropology and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 895031248/9780895031242. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.

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The purpose of this ebook; Critical Medical Anthropology 2nd edition (PDF) is to provide an overview and introduction to the critical perspective as it has evolved in medical anthropology over the last 10 years. Standing as an opposition approach to conventional medical anthropology; Critical Medical Anthropology 2e has emphasized the importance of economic and political forces; including the exercise of power; in shaping disease; illness experience; health; and health care.

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book-author

Merrill Singer, Hans Baer

publisher

Routledge

file-type

PDF

pages

406 pages

language

English

asin

B07JNWZWVB

isbn10

895031248

isbn13

9780895031242

Table of contents


Table of contents :
Content: SECTION A: OrientationIntroductionMedical Anthropology and its TransformationThe Critical GazePostmodernism Medical Anthropology: A Critique SECTION B: The Macro-Social LevelHealth-Related Issues in Socialist-Oriented Societies: Ideals, Contradictions, and RealitiesStudying Up: The Political Economy of Nuclear Regulation SECTION C: The Intermediate-Social LevelThe American Dominative Medical System as a Reflection of Social Relations in the Larger SocietyAIDS and the Health Crisis of the U.S. Urban PoorThe Drive for Professionalization in British Osteopathy SECTION D: The Micro-Social LevelMedical Hegemony, Biomedical Magic, and Folk Medicine: Reproductive Illness among Haitian WomenProphets and Advisors in African-American Spiritual Churches: Therapy, Palliative, or Opiate? SECTION E: The Individual LevelConfronting Juan GarcA-a’s Drinking Problem: The Demedicalization of AlcoholismCure, Care and Control: Agency and the Structure in the Clinical Encounter SECTION F: DirectionsHow Critical Can Clinical Anthropology Be?Critical Praxis in Medical AnthropologyTopic IndexName Index

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