Now in Exploring Medical Anthropology, 4th Edition, (PDF) provides a brief and engaging introduction to medical anthropology. It offers competing theoretical perspectives in a balanced fashion, emphasizing points of conflict and convergence. The author’s personal research experiences and concrete examples are used to describe some of the discipline’s most important insights, like biology and culture matter equally in the human experience of disease and that medical anthropology can help to lessen human suffering.
The text has been comprehensively updated for the fourth edition, including new case studies and a new chapter on drugs. It includes a range of pedagogical features to support teaching and learning, including text boxes, images, a glossary, and suggested further reading.
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