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Knowledge, Power, and Practice : The Anthropology of Medicine and Everyday Life - 93 edition

Knowledge, Power, and Practice : The Anthropology of Medicine and Everyday Life (ISBN10: 0520077857; ISBN13: 9780520077850)
ISBN13: 978-0520077850
ISBN10: 0520077857

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0520077843
ISBN10: 0520077849

Summary: 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, epidemiolo
gy, and anthropology. Professionals in behavioral medicine, public health, and epidemiology as well as medical anthropologists will find their insights significant.
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Summary: 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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Edition/Copyright: 93
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: University of California Press
Year Published: 1993
International: No

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