A Companion to the Anthropology of Environmental Health

Curatore: Merrill Singer
Anno: 2016
Rilegatura: Hardback
Pagine: 536 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 250 x 175 mm
Peso: 1 gr.
  • EAN: 9781118786994
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A Companion to the Anthropology of Environmental Health presents a collection of readings that utilize a medical anthropological approach to explore the interface of humans and the environment in the shaping of health and illness around the world. * Features the latest ethnographic research from around the world related to the multiple impacts of the environment on health and of societies on their environments * Includes contributions from international medical anthropologists, conservationists, environmental experts, public health professionals, health clinicians, and other social scientists * Analyzes the conditions of cultural and social transformation that accompany environmental and ecological impacts in all areas of the world * Offers critical perspectives on theoretical and methodological advancements in the anthropology of environmental health, along with future directions in the field