Medical Anthropology in Ecological Perspective (Google eBoek)

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Westview Press, 2008 - 521 pagina's
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Integrating biocultural, environmental, and evolutionary approaches to the study of human health, this premier teaching text for medical anthropology has been updated to reflect the latest development
  

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Inhoudsopgave

Chapter One The Ecology of Health and Disease 1
1
Chapter Two Interdisciplinary Research in Health Problems 33
33
Chapter Three Genes Culture and Adaptation 81
81
Chapter Four Changing Patterns of Disease and Health 131
131
Chapter Five The Ecology and Economics of Nutrition 169
169
Chapter Six Culture Ecology and Reproduction 217
217
Chapter Seven Stress Illness and Healing 267
267
Chapter Eight Health Resources in Changing Cultures 311
311
Chapter Nine Costs and Benefits of Development 359
359
Meeting the Challenges of the Twentyfirst Century 409
409
Projects in Medical Anthropology 429
429
References Cited 433
433
Index 483
483
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Over de auteur (2008)

Ann McElroy is associate professor of anthropology at University at Buffalo, SUNY.


Patricia K. Townsend
is a research associate professor at University at Buffalo, SUNY.

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