Knowledge, Power, And Practice: The Anthropology Of Medicine And Everyday Life (Comparative Studies Of Health Systems And Medical Care)

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Knowledge, Power, and Practice: The Anthropology of Medicine and Everyday Life (Comparative Studies of Health Systems and Medical Care)

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.

Specifications of Knowledge, Power, and Practice: The Anthropology of Medicine and Everyday Life (Comparative Studies of Health Systems and Medical Care)

GENERAL
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
ISBN-100520077857
ISBN-139780520077850
PublisherUniversity of California Press
Number Of Pages448
Publication Date1993-10-04
DIMENSIONS
Height9.01 inch.
Length6.04 inch.
Width1.03 inch.
Weight1.3 pounds.

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