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    DescriptionMedical Anthropology and the World System: Critical Perspectives, Third Edition includes updated and expanded information on medical anthropology, resulting in an even more comprehensive resource for undergraduate students, graduate students, and researchers worldwide. As in the previous versions of this text, the authors provide insights from the perspective of critical medical anthropology, a well-established theoretical viewpoint from which faculty, researchers, and students study medical anthropology. It addresses the nature and scope of medical anthropology; the biosocial and political ecological origins of disease, health inequities, and social suffering; and the nature of medical systems in indigenous and pre-capitalist state societies and modern societies. The third edition also includes new material on the relationship between climate change and health. Finally, this textbook explores health praxis and the struggle for a healthy world.


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    Title
    Medical Anthropology and the World System
    Subtitle
    Critical Perspectives
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Hans A. Baer, By (author) Merrill Singer, By (author) Ida Susser
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 521
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 862 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781440829154
    ISBN 10: 1440829152
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.0
    BISAC V2.8: MED081000
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: JHMC
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: MBN
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    BIC subject category V2: MBP
    LC classification: HV
    BIC subject category V2: VFD, JFFH
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24100
    Abridged Dewey: 362
    BISAC V2.8: MED078000
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BIC subject category V2: MR
    BISAC V2.8: SOC002000, MED035000, HEA028000, SOC002010
    DC22: 306.461
    B&T Approval Code: A33206500
    BISAC V2.8: SOC057000
    DC23: 306.461
    Thema V1.0: VFD, JHMC, MBP, JBFN, MBN, MR
    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Publisher
    ABC-CLIO
    Imprint name
    Praeger Publishers Inc
    Publication date
    31 May 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Westport