Medical Anthropology Books
Books con argomento Medical Anthropology Biologia, scienze della vita
Sargent Carolyn F. (EDT)
Johnson Thomas M. (EDT)
edizioni Greenwood Pub Group collana (Paperback), 1996
A significant update of the 1990 classic state-of-the-art handbook on medical anthropology. With new chapters on AIDS, psychology and emotion, nutrition, and bioethics, the text reflects the changes in medical anthropological theory and practice since the late 1980s. Chapters from the first edition are revised to reflect...
Understanding and Applying Medical Anthropology
Brown Peter J.
edizioni McGraw-Hill College collana McGraw-Hill College (Paperback), 2009
This collection of 49 readings with extensive background description exposes students to the breadth of theoretical perspectives and issues in the field of medical anthropology. The text provides specific examples and case studies of research as it is applied to a range of health settings: from cross-cultural clinical...
Principles of Evolutionary Medicine
edizioni Oxford Univ Pr on Demand collana (Hardcover), 2009
Evolutionary science is critical to an understanding of integrated human biology and is increasingly recognized as a core underpinning discipline by medical and public health professionals. Advances in the fields of genomics, epigenetics, developmental biology and epidemiology have led to the growing realization that...