Anthropology: Health & Medical Anthropology

  • An Introduction to Cultural Safety: Cultural Diversity for Global Healthcare book cover

    An Introduction to Cultural Safety

    Cultural Diversity for Global Healthcare, 1st Edition

    By Fran Richardson

    An Introduction to Cultural Safety defines, examines and positions the concept of cultural safety, until now associated primarily with New Zealand, in an international context to provide a theoretical and practical resource for students and health care professionals. The book’s starting point…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Trafficking and Sex Work in Cambodia book cover

    Trafficking and Sex Work in Cambodia

    1st Edition

    By Larissa Sandy

    Cambodia has long been identified as a human trafficking hotspot and, after sustained pressure from the US and other governments, in February 2008 the Cambodian government promulgated its Law on the Suppression of Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation. This law equates sex work with human…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Reproductive Justice and Sexual Rights: Transnational Perspectives book cover

    Reproductive Justice and Sexual Rights

    Transnational Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tanya Saroj Bakhru

    This book interrogates the politics of sexual and reproductive rights from a transnational feminist perspective. Taking an intersectional and interdisciplinary approach, the book provides the reader with a nuanced and in depth understanding of the role that forces of globalization have played in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge

  • The Reproductive Body at Work: The South African Bioeconomy of Egg Donation book cover

    The Reproductive Body at Work

    The South African Bioeconomy of Egg Donation, 1st Edition

    By Verena Namberger

    The transnational industry surrounding assisted reproductive technology and regenerative medicine is based on the unacknowledged labour of gamete providers, surrogates, and research subjects; and benefits from low labour costs in ‘enabling’ sectors such as logistics and transport. This finding…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • Fertility, Health and Reproductive Politics: Re-imagining Rights in India book cover

    Fertility, Health and Reproductive Politics

    Re-imagining Rights in India, 1st Edition

    By Maya Unnithan

    Set in the context of the processes and practices of human reproduction and reproductive health in Northern India, the book examines the institutional exercise of power by the state, caste and kin groups. Drawing on ethnographic research over the past 18 years amongst poor Hindu and Muslim…

    Hardback – 2019-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Final Journeys: Migrant End-of-life Care and Rituals in Europe book cover

    Final Journeys

    Migrant End-of-life Care and Rituals in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alistair Hunter, Eva Soom Ammann

    A recurring theme of the public discourse on immigration in Europe today is that migrants are primarily young people, of working age. Against this short-sighted view, the main contribution of this book is to propose that processes of ageing and dying constitute a critical juncture in the settlement…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Injecting Bodies in More-than-Human Worlds: ediating Drug-Body-World Relations book cover

    Injecting Bodies in More-than-Human Worlds

    ediating Drug-Body-World Relations, 1st Edition

    By Fay Dennis

    Drug use is widely understood in terms on its subjects, substances and settings. But what happens when these distinctions start to blur? Injecting Bodies in More-than-Human Worlds moves away from the ‘materiality’ of drug use and non-human matter and offers unique and fresh insights into the world…

    Hardback – 2019-03-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • 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. Robert L. Anemone examines the biological basis of human difference and how humans have biologically and culturally adapted to life in different environments. The book…

    Paperback – 2019-03-06 
    Routledge

  • Professions and Social Order: Markets, States and Healers in Burkina Faso book cover

    Professions and Social Order

    Markets, States and Healers in Burkina Faso, 1st Edition

    By Robert Dingwall, Natewindé Sawadogo

    This study asks a fundamental theoretical and empirical question--re-posing and re-contextualizing in the context of Sub-Saharan Africa: can markets generate the institutions on which they depend for their effectiveness, or do these require the active intervention of a strong, purposeful and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • Anthropology of Tobacco [Open Access]: Ethnographic Adventures in Non-Human Worlds book cover

    Anthropology of Tobacco [Open Access]

    Ethnographic Adventures in Non-Human Worlds, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Russell

    Tobacco has become one of the most widely used and traded commoditites on the planet. Reflecting contemporary anthropological interest in material culture studies, Anthropology of Tobacco makes the plant the centre of its own contentious, global story in which, instead of a passive commodity,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Haemophilia in Aotearoa New Zealand: More Than A Bleeding Nuisance book cover

    Haemophilia in Aotearoa New Zealand

    More Than A Bleeding Nuisance, 1st Edition

    By Julie Park, Kathryn Scott, Deon York, Michael Carnahan

    Haemophilia in Aotearoa New Zealand provides a richly detailed analysis of the experience of the bleeding disorder of haemophilia based on longterm ethnographic research. The chapters consider experiences of diagnosis; how parents, children, and adults care and integrate medical routines into…

    Hardback – 2019-02-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

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

    Biotech Juggernaut

    Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience, 1st Edition

    By Tina Stevens, Stuart Newman

    Biotech Juggernaut: Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience relates the intensifying effort of bioentrepreneurs to apply genetic engineering technologies to the human species and to extend the commercial reach of synthetic biology or "extreme genetic engineering." In 1980,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04 
    Routledge

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