Knowledge, Power, and Practice: The Anthropology of Medicine and Everyday Life

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These original essays, which combine theoretical argument with empirical observation, constitute a state-of-the-art platform for future research in medical anthropology. Ranging in time and locale, the essays are based on research in historical and cultural settings. The contributors accept the notion that all knowledge is socially and culturally constructed and examine the contexts in which that knowledge is produced and practiced in medicine, psychiatry, epidemiology, and anthropology. Professionals in behavioral medicine, public health, and epidemiology as well as medical anthropologists will find their insights significant.

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Price
£30.00  £27.90
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780520077850
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