A Health Practitioner's Guide to the Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Auburn House, 1987 - Medical - 206 pages
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A prominent anthropologist presents behavioral and social science concepts and strategies that all health professionals can use in their clinical practice.

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Michael V. Angrosino is Professor of Anthropology at the University of South Florida. He has conducted ethnographic fieldwork in the United States and in the West Indies on topics including ethnic identity and cultural diversity, labor migration, mental health policy and service delivery, and the role of organized religion in secular society. He regularly teaches graduate seminars in qualitative methods and oral history. He has contributed major statements on observational research to the Handbook of Qualitative Research and the Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods. He is the co-author of Field Projects in Anthropology and the editor of Doing Cultural Anthropology, two texts that feature hands-on exercises in conducting ethnographic research. A book on participant observation and a book on oral history methods are both currently in press.

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