A Companion to Medical Anthropology

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Merrill Singer, Pamela I. Erickson
Wiley, Mar 29, 2011 - Social Science - 576 pages
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A Companion to Medical Anthropology examines the current issues, controversies, and state of the field in medical anthropology today.
  • Provides an expert view of the major topics and themes to concern the discipline since its founding in the 1960s
  • Written by leading international scholars in medical anthropology
  • Covers environmental health, global health, biotechnology, syndemics, nutrition, substance abuse, infectious disease, and sexuality and reproductive health, and other topics

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Merrill Singer, PhD is Professor at the Department ofAnthropology and the Department of Community Medicine, Universityof Connecticut; and Senior Research Scientist at the Center forHealth, Intervention and Prevention.  

Pamela I. Erickson, PhD is Professor at the Department ofAnthropology and Department of Community Medicine, University ofConnecticut.

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