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Anthropology and International Health: Asian Case Studies (Theory and Practice in Medical Anthropology and International Health, V. 3) [Paperback]

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Recognizing the significance of cultural aspects in the practice of medicine, this book places a strong emphasis on the social structure, customs, and history of the indigenous population and its ramifications on health care providers. The book also considers the econo-cultural influences on the way medicine is practiced. By including chapters that focus on health care's sudden advent as commodity and the microeconomic approach to public funding for health care facilities, the Nichters explore a world in which money and patients' expectations play an ever increasing role in the way health care is provided.
In this recently revised and updated edition of Anthropology and International Health, prominent anthropologists Mark and Mimi Nichter examine some of the most significant health problems facing Southern Asia today and provide a critical assessment of the ways these problems are approached by those directly engaged in primary health care. This series of informative essays demonstrates th



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Pages   455
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.22" Width: 6.04" Height: 0.98"
Weight:   1.48 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   May 1, 1996
Publisher   Routledge
ISBN  2884491724  
ISBN13  9782884491723  


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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Mark Nichter is Regentsa Professor of anthropology at the University of Arizona, with joint appointments in Family and Community Medicine and Public Health. He is the author of numerous articles and books, including Anthropology and International Health: Asian Case Studies (co-authored with Mimi Nichter). He has won several awards in the field, including the Margaret Mead Award of the American Anthropological Association, and from 2000 to 2004 he served as president of the Society for Medical Anthropology.

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