Anthropology: Health & Medical Anthropology

  • Global Health Governance and Commercialisation in India: Emerging contradictions and paradoxical solutions book cover

    Global Health Governance and Commercialisation in India

    Emerging contradictions and paradoxical solutions

    Edited by Anuj Kapilashrami, Rama V Baru

    Symbols of globalisation abound in daily life in India. Notwithstanding the global diffusion of technologies and advancement of the informational age, significant disparities in health remain and are widening in India. A defining aspect of globalisation, as relevant to health, lies in the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy and Science of Addiction book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy and Science of Addiction

    Edited by Hanna Pickard, Serge Ahmed

    The problem of addiction is one of the major challenges and controversies confronting medicine and society. It also poses important and complex philosophical and scientific problems. What is addiction? Why does it occur? And how should we respond to it, as individuals and as a society? The…

    Hardback – 2018-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Cultural Safety,Healthcare and Vulnerable Populations: A Critical Theoretical Perspective book cover

    Cultural Safety,Healthcare and Vulnerable Populations

    A Critical Theoretical Perspective

    By Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu

    Culturally safe healthcare is rapidly challenging previous notions of cultural competency or mere cultural sensitivity in healthcare provision. The increasing number of vulnerable populations means healthcare must be given by a healthcare provider who has developed a social consciousness in…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Biotech Juggernaut: Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience book cover

    Biotech Juggernaut

    Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience

    By Tina Stevens, Stuart Newman

    Human genetic engineering programs are well underway, although most people are unaware of it and despite the fact that dozens of countries have banned human germline (i.e. egg and sperm) modifications. When bioentrepreneurs ask citizens to consider biotechnologies with the potential for affecting…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Transforming Cities: Contested Governance and New Spatial Divisions book cover

    Transforming Cities

    Contested Governance and New Spatial Divisions

    Edited by Nick Jewson, Susanne Macgregor

    Transforming Cities examines the profound changes that have characterised cities of the advanced capitalist societies in the final decades of the twentieth century. It analyses ways in which relationships of contest, conflict and co-operation are realised in and through the social and spatial forms…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Fat: 2nd edition book cover

    Fat

    2nd edition

    By Deborah Lupton

    Paperback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Women, Religion and the Body in South Asia: Living with Bengali Bauls book cover

    Women, Religion and the Body in South Asia

    Living with Bengali Bauls

    By Kristin Hanssen

    Noted for their haunting melodies and enigmatic lyrics, Bauls have been portrayed as spiritually enlightened troubadours traveling through the countryside in West Bengal in India and in Bangladesh. As icons of Bengali culture, Bauls have long been a subject of scholarly debates which center on…

    Hardback – 2018-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • Critical Medical Anthropology book cover

    Critical Medical Anthropology

    2nd Edition

    By Merrill Singer, Hans Baer

    The purpose of this book is to provide an introduction and overview to the critical perspective as it has evolved in medical anthropology over the last ten years. Standing as an opposition approach to conventional medical anthropology, critical medical anthropology has emphasized the importance of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches in the Health Social Sciences Series

  • Transnationalising Reproduction: Third Party Conception in a Globalised World book cover

    Transnationalising Reproduction

    Third Party Conception in a Globalised World

    Edited by Roisin Ryan Flood, Jenny Gunnarsson Payne

    Third party conception is a growing phenomenon and provokes a burgeoning range of ethical, legal and social questions. What are the rights of donors, recipients and donor conceived children? How are these reproductive technologies regulated? How is kinship understood within these new family forms?…

    Hardback – 2018-04-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Disability, Normalcy and the Everyday book cover

    Disability, Normalcy and the Everyday

    Edited by Gareth M. Thomas, Dikaios Sakellariou

    Many critical analyses of disability address important ‘macro’ concerns, but are often far removed from an interactional and micro-level focus. Written by leading scholars in the field, and containing a range of theoretical and empirical contributions from around the world, this is the first book…

    Hardback – 2018-04-20 
    Routledge

  • Body and Personhood in the United States Marine Corps: Identifying the Socio-cultural in Stress and Distress book cover

    Body and Personhood in the United States Marine Corps

    Identifying the Socio-cultural in Stress and Distress

    By Frank Tortorello

    In much of the discourse on stress, distress and resilience (SDR) in the US Marine Corps there is the recognition that the social somehow plays a role in the development of stress and distress. However, these arguments are most often grounded in the same fundamental and largely unchallenged…

    Hardback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Race and Human Diversity: A Biocultural Approach book cover

    Race and Human Diversity

    A Biocultural Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Robert Anemone

    Race and Human Diversity is an introduction to the study of human diversity in both its biological and cultural dimensions. This text examines the biological basis of human difference and how humans have biologically and culturally adapted to life in different environments. Anemone’s book is the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge

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