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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 21 citing Anthropology and International Health: South Asian Case Studies.

Questioning Misfortune: The Pragmatics of Uncertainty in Eastern Uganda

Susan Reynolds Whyte - Social Science - 1997 - 258 pages
Some of the most interesting ethnographies of experience are concerned to highlight the indeterminate nature of life. Questioning Misfortune is very much within this tradition ...
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'Being Alive Well': Health and the Politics of Cree Well-being

Naomi Adelson - Social Science - 2000 - 141 pages
A critical anthropological analysis of health theory with specific reference to the James Bay Cree. The author argues that definitions of health are not simply reflections of ...
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Health Psychology in Global Perspective

Frances E. Aboud - Medical - 1998 - 329 pages
"A thought-provoking examination of the state of knowledge about health in developing countries, Health Psychology in Global Perspective is a valuable resource for academies ...
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Theories of Sickness and Misfortune Among the Hadandowa Beja of the Sudan ...

Frode Fadnes Jacobsen - Family & Relationships - 1998 - 366 pages
In a world constantly mourning the loss of unique cultures to the spread of homogenenaiety, the Muslim Beja of North-Eastern Africa have maintained their culture through social ...
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Managing Uncertainty: Ethnographic Studies of Illness, Risk and the Struggle ...

Vibeke Steffen - Medical - 2005 - 287 pages
The overall focus of this book is the ways humans deal with life conditions, with destiny, uncertainty and misfortune -- how we try to control the risks of living through ...
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Birth on the Threshold: Childbirth and Modernity in South India

Cecilia Coale Van Hollen - Health & Fitness - 2003 - 295 pages
Extrait de la couverture : "Even childbirth is affected by globalization - and in India, as elsewhere, the trends is away from home birhts assisted by midwives towards hospital ...
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Communicating Health: A Culture-centered Approach

Mohan J. Dutta - Medical - 2008 - 306 pages
The culture-centred approach offered in this book argues that communication theorizing ought to locate culture at the centre of the communication process such that the theories ...
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