Understanding and Applying Medical Anthropology
McGraw Hill Higher Education
Brown, Peter; Barrett, Ron
Publication Date :
18 May 2009
This collection of 49 readings with extensive background description exposes students to the breadth of theoretical perspectives and issues in the field of medical anthropology. The text provides specific examples and case studies of research as it is applied to a range of health settings: from cross-cultural clinical encounters to cultural analysis of new biomedical technologies to the implementation of programs in global health settings.