Anthropology: Health & Medical Anthropology

  • Routledge Revivals: Transforming Cities (1997): Contested Governance and New Spatial Divisions book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Transforming Cities (1997)

    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 – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: British Sociological Association

  • Anthropologies of Cancer in Transnational Worlds book cover

    Anthropologies of Cancer in Transnational Worlds

    Edited by Holly F. Mathews, Nancy J. Burke, Eirini Kampriani

    Cancer is a transnational condition involving the unprecedented flow of health information, technologies, and people across national borders. Such movement raises questions about the nature of therapeutic citizenship, how and where structurally vulnerable populations obtain care, and the political…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Diagnostic Controversy: Cultural Perspectives on Competing Knowledge in Healthcare book cover

    Diagnostic Controversy

    Cultural Perspectives on Competing Knowledge in Healthcare

    Edited by Carolyn Smith-Morris

    This collection is dedicated to the diagnostic moment and its unrivaled influence on encompassment and exclusion in health care. Diagnosis is seen as both an expression and a vehicle of biomedical hegemony, yet it is also a necessary and speculative tool for the identification of and response to…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • HIV/AIDS and the Social Consequences of Untamed Biomedicine: Anthropological Complicities book cover

    HIV/AIDS and the Social Consequences of Untamed Biomedicine

    Anthropological Complicities

    By Graham Fordham

    Drawing on the case of HIV/AIDS in Thailand, this book examines how anthropological and other interpretative social science research has been utilized in modeling the AIDS epidemic, and in the design and implementation of interventions. It argues that much social science research has been complicit…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Magical Consciousness: An Anthropological and Neurobiological Approach book cover

    Magical Consciousness

    An Anthropological and Neurobiological Approach

    By Susan Greenwood, Erik D. Goodwyn

    How does a mind think magically? The research documented in this book is one answer that allows the disciplines of anthropology and neurobiology to come together to reveal a largely hidden dynamic of magic. Magic gets to the very heart of some theoretical and methodological difficulties encountered…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Breastfeeding: New Anthropological Approaches book cover

    Breastfeeding

    New Anthropological Approaches

    Edited by Cecilia Tomori, Aunchalee Loscalzo Palmquist, Elizabeth Quinn

    Breastfeeding: New Anthropological Approaches unites sociocultural, archaeological and biological anthropological scholarship to spark new trans-disciplinary conversations and research about breastfeeding. While breastfeeding has become the subject of intense debate in many settings,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Embodied Cognition, Acting and Performance book cover

    Embodied Cognition, Acting and Performance

    Edited by Experience Bryon, J. Mark Bishop, Deirdre McLaughlin, Jess Kaufman

    In this collection of essays, the four branches of radical cognitive science—embodied, embedded, enactive and ecological—will dialogue with performance, with particular focus on post-cognitivist approaches to understanding the embodied mind-in-society; de-emphasising the computational and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Geographical Gerontology: Perspectives, Concepts, Approaches book cover

    Geographical Gerontology

    Perspectives, Concepts, Approaches

    Edited by Mark W. Skinner, Gavin J. Andrews, Malcolm P. Cutchin

    Understanding where ageing occurs, how it is experienced by different people in different places, and in what ways it is transforming our communities, economies and societies at all levels has become crucial for the development of informed research, policy and programs. This book focuses on the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • The Sociology of Epigenetics: A New Biopolitical Paradigm for the Twenty-First Century book cover

    The Sociology of Epigenetics

    A New Biopolitical Paradigm for the Twenty-First Century

    By Maurizio Meloni

    Today environmental epigenetics and microbiomics are significantly contributing to a reconfiguration of the body as profoundly permeable to its surroundings and extensively shaped by environmental factors. These views of biological plasticity represent an important discontinuity with the bounded…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-09-30
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches in the Health Social Sciences Series

  • Theories of Uncertainty and Risk across Different Modernities book cover

    Theories of Uncertainty and Risk across Different Modernities

    Edited by Patrick Brown

    Setting out to challenge various common assumptions in risk research, this collection explores how uncertainty is handled in a range of social contexts across the globe. Social science research often emphasises the salience of risk and uncertainty for grasping the dynamics of late-modern societies,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge

  • The Primate Zoonoses: Culture Change and Emerging Diseases book cover

    The Primate Zoonoses

    Culture Change and Emerging Diseases

    By Loretta A. Cormier, Pauline E. Jolly

    This book offers an accessible and up-to-date reference on primate zoonoses. Recent years have witnessed a rise in human diseases zoonotically transferred from animals, with wild primates implicated in the spread of numerous newly emerging infections. The authors go beyond simply providing an…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Anthropology

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