Health & Medical Anthropology Products

  • 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 – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

  • 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 – 2019-03-11 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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, 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 – 2019-02-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • 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 long-term ethnographic research. The chapters consider experiences of diagnosis; how parents, children and adults care, and integrate medical routines into…

    Hardback – 2019-02-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • 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

  • Medical Materialities

    Toward a Material Culture of Medical Anthropology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aaron Parkhurst, Timothy Carroll

    Medical Materialities investigates possible points of cross-fertilisation between medical anthropology and material culture studies, and considers the successes and limitations of both sub-disciplines as they attempt to understand places, practices, methods, and cultures of healing. The editors…

    Hardback – 2019-02-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • The Anthropology of Epidemics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann H. Kelly, Frédéric Keck, Christos Lynteris

    Over the past decades, infectious disease epidemics have come to increasingly pose major global health challenges to humanity. The Anthropology of Epidemics approaches epidemics as total social phenomena: processes and events which encompass and exercise a transformational impact on social life…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • Impressionable Biologies

    From the Archaeology of Plasticity to the Sociology of Epigenetics, 1st Edition

    By Maurizio Meloni

    During the twentieth century, genes were considered the controlling force of life processes, and the transfer of DNA the definitive explanation for biological heredity. Such views shaped the politics of human heredity: in the eugenic era, controlling heredity meant intervening in the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-24 
    Routledge

  • Anthropology for Nursing and Healthcare

    Exploring Concepts in Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Holland

    Anthropology of Nursing in Healthcare Practice aims to introduce nurses and other healthcare professionals to how anthropology can help them understand nursing as a profession and as a culture. Drawing on key anthropological concepts, the book facilitates the understanding and critical…

    Paperback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Routledge Handbook of Cultural Sociology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Laura Grindstaff, Ming-Cheng M. Lo, John R. Hall

    The thoroughly revised and updated second edition of the Routledge Handbook of Cultural Sociology provides an unparalleled overview of sociological and related scholarship on the complex relations of culture to social structures and everyday life. With 70 essays written by scholars from around the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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