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Medical Anthropology : a Biocultural Approach
by Wiley, Andrea S.; Allen, John S.
 
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Medical Anthropology: a Biocultural ApproachMedical Anthropology: a Biocultural Approach (Trade paperback)
Pub. Date: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Price: $4.91
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Medical Anthropology: A Biocultural Approach-Second EditionMedical Anthropology: A Biocultural Approach-Second Edition (Trade paperback)
Pub. Date: 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Price: $29.00
Seller: Bruce McLeod, Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Description: Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 464 p. Contains: Tables, black & white, Figures. Audience: General/trade.
Condition: Very good.
Notes: Very Good second edition softcover. No markings, no creases, clean, straight and solid. 6" x 9", 448 pages, illustrated. For each health issue examined in the text, the authors present basic biological information on specific conditions and then expand their analysis to include evolutionary, historical, and cross-cultural perspectives.
 
 
 
 

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Overview

Medical anthropology encompasses a wide range of perspectives as it seeks to understand human health and illness. An ideal core text for introductory courses, Medical Anthropology: A Biocultural Approach provides a current and accessible overview of this diverse and rapidly expanding field. Working from a biocultural approach, Medical Anthropology examines the major health issues that affect most human societies, describing and synthesizing the ways in which biology, culture, health, and environment interact. It integrates up-to-date and relevant biological data with analyses of both evolutionary theory and the socio-cultural conditions that often lead to major challenges to our health and survival. Throughout the text, the authors consider how a biocultural anthropological approach could be applied to more effective prevention and treatment efforts. They also highlight the ways in which medical anthropology has the potential to help improve the health of populations around the world

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  • PID: 17669306336
  • ISBN-13: 9780199797080
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Seller: TEXTSHUB
    Condition: Good
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