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The purpose of this book is to provide an introduction and overview to the critical perspective as it has evolved in medical anthropology over the last ten years. Standing as an opposition approach to conventional medical anthropology, critical medical anthropology has emphasized the importance of political and economy forces, including the exercise of power, in shaping health, disease, illness experience, and health care.
Number of Pages: 406
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Merrill Singer & Hans Baer
Street Date: December 2, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-33-7583