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Title Anthropology and public health : bridging differences in culture and society / [edited by] Robert A. Hahn, Marcia C. Inhorn.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition Second edition.

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Subject Public health -- Anthropological aspects -- Developing countries.
Public health -- Developing countries.
Anthropology, Cultural.
Public Health Practice.
Community Health Planning.
Developing Countries.
Health Services, Indigenous.
Alt Name Hahn, Robert A., 1945-
Inhorn, Marcia C., 1957-
Ohio Library and Information Network.
Alternate Title Anthropology in public health.
Key Title Anthropology and public health
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 730 pages) : illustrations, maps
Edition Second edition.
Access Available to OhioLINK libraries.
Note Revised edition of: Anthropology in public health. 1999.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Through 24 case studies from around the world, the volume provides a powerful argument for the imperative of anthropological perspectives, methods, information, and collaboration in the understanding and practice of public health.
Contents Anthropology of childhood Malaria in Tanzania / Vinay R. Kamat -- Diagnosis and management of asthma in the medical marketplace of India : Implications for efforts to improve global respiratory health / David Van Sickle -- Situating stress : lessons from lay discourses on Diabetes / Nancy E. Schoenberg [and others] -- Understanding pregnancy in a population of inner-city women in New Orleans--results of qualitative research / Carl Kendall [and others] -- Limits of "Heterosexual AIDS" : ethnographic research on tourism and male sexual labor in the Dominican Republic / Mark B. Padilla -- Male infertility and consanguinity in Lebanon : the power of ethnographic epidemiology / Marcia C. Inhorn [and others] -- Structural violence, political violence, and the health costs of civil conflict : a case sudy from Peru / Tom Leatherman and R. Brooke Thomas -- Bridges between mental health care and religious healing in Puerto Rico : the outcomes of an early experiment / Joan D. Koss-Chioino -- Indigenization of illness support groups for Lymphatic Filariasis in Haiti / Jeannine Coreil and Gladys Mayard -- Using formative research to explore and address elder health and care in Chiapas, Mexico / Namino Glantz -- Anthropological contributions to the development of culturally appropriate tobacco cessation arograms : a global health priority / Mark Nichter [and others] -- From dtreet tesearch to public health intervention : the Hartford Drug Monitoring Project / Merrill Singer [and others] -- Sexual risk reduction among married women and men in Urban India : an anthropological intervention / Stephen L. Schensul [and others] -- Honorable mutilation? : changing responses to female genital cutting in Sudan / Ellen Gruenbaum -- Making pregnancy safer for women around the world : the example of safe motherhood and maternal death in Guatemala / Nicole S. Berry -- Counting on mothers love : the global polities of prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Eastern Africa / Karen Marie Moland and Astrid Blystad -- Brazilian response to AIDS and the pharmaceuticalization of global health / Joao Biehl -- Anthropological and public health perspectives on the global polio eradication initiative in Northern Nigeria / Elisha P. Renne -- "Sanitary makeshifts" and the perpetuation of health stratification in Indonesia / Eric A. Stein -- Global panic, local repercussions : economic and nutritional effects of bird flu in Vietnam / Stacy Lockerbie and D. Ann Herring -- Neoliberal infections and the politics of health : Resurgent Tuberculosis Epidemics in New York City and Lima, Peru / Sandy Smith-Nonini -- Biological citizenship after Chernobyl / Adriana Petryna -- Ethnographic evaluation of Post-Alma Ata Health System Reforms in Mongolia : lessons for addressing health inequities in poor communities / Craig R. Janes -- Bureaucratic aspects of international health programs / George M. Foster.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780199865390 (ebook)
0199865396 (ebook)
9780199705542
0199705542
9780195374643 (paper ; alk. paper)
0195374649 (paper ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 508464400
Additional Format Print version: Anthropology and public health. 2nd ed. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009 9780195374643 (DLC) 2008006682 (OCoLC)192042314


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