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  • Social Justice and Medical Practice

    Life History of a Physician of Social Medicine

    By Merrill Singer, Rebecca Allen

    How do we understand and respond to the pressing health problems of modern society? Conventional practice focuses on the assessment and clinical treatment of immediate health issues presented by individual patients. In contrast, social medicine advocates an equal focus on the assessment and social…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Political Economy of AIDS

    By Merrill Singer

    Features a collection of seven research-based articles on AIDS. This work seeks to cut through popular misunderstanding and conventional ideas about the spread and impact of AIDS by employing a political economic perspective in the analysis of the epidemic in diverse settings.…

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

  • The Anthropology of Climate Change

    An Integrated Critical Perspective

    By Hans Baer, Merrill Singer

    In addressing the urgent questions raised by climate change, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the anthropology of climate change guided by a critical political ecological framework. It argues that anthropologists must significantly expand their focus on climate change and their…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Anthropology of Infectious Disease

    By Merrill Singer

    This book synthesizes the flourishing field of anthropology of infectious disease in a critical, biocultural framework. Leading medical anthropologist Merrill Singer holistically unites the behaviors of microorganisms and the activities of complex social systems, showing how we exist with…

    Paperback – 2014-12-01
    Routledge

  • The Social Value of Drug Addicts

    Uses of the Useless

    By Merrill Singer, J Bryan Page

    Drug users are typically portrayed as worthless slackers, burdens on society, and just plain useless—culturally, morally, and economically. By contrast, this book argues that the social construction of some people as useless is in fact extremely useful to other people. Leading medical…

    Paperback – 2013-11-01
    Routledge

  • Global Warming and the Political Ecology of Health

    Emerging Crises and Systemic Solutions

    By Hans Baer, Merrill Singer

    In this groundbreaking, global analysis of the relationship between climate change and human health, Hans Baer and Merrill Singer inventory and critically analyze the diversity of significant and sometimes devastating health implications of global warming. Using a range of theoretical tools from…

    Paperback – 2008-11-15
    Routledge
    Advances in Critical Medical Anthropology

  • New Drugs on the Street

    Changing Inner City Patterns of Illicit Consumption

    By Merrill Singer

    Learn the public health implications of shifting drug-related risks among the inner city poorInner city drug use behavior shifts and changes, leaving past drug treatment programs, drug prevention efforts, health care provisions for drug users, and social service practice unprepared to effectively…

    Paperback – 2006-03-01
    Routledge

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