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Encyclopedia of Medical Anthropology

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Table of Contents

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Theoretical and Applied Issues in Cross-Cultural Health Research
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    Chapter 2 Cognitive Medical Anthropology
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    Chapter 3 Critical Medical Anthropology
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    Chapter 4 Evolutionary and Ecological Perspectives
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    Chapter 5 Forensic Anthropology
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    Chapter 6 IIlness Narratives
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    Chapter 7 Paleopathology and the Study of Ancient Remains
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    Chapter 8 Psychoanalysis and Anthropology
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    Chapter 9 Bioethics
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    Chapter 10 Biomedical Technologies
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    Chapter 11 Biomedicine
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    Chapter 12 Medical Pluralism
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    Chapter 13 Medicalization and the Naturalization of Social Control
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    Chapter 14 Phenomenology of Health and Illness
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    Chapter 15 Possession and Trance
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    Chapter 16 Shamanism
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    Chapter 17 Disasters
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    Chapter 18 Health and Economic Development
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    Chapter 19 Homelessness
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    Chapter 20 Nutrition and Health
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    Chapter 21 Post-Colonial Development and Health
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    Chapter 22 Refugee Health
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    Chapter 23 Social Stratification and Health in the Western Context
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    Chapter 24 The Urban Poor
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    Chapter 25 Aging
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    Chapter 26 Birth
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    Chapter 27 Breast-Feeding
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    Chapter 28 Child Growth
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    Chapter 29 Dying and Death
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    Chapter 30 Female Genital Cutting
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    Chapter 31 Immunization
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    Chapter 32 Population Control
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    Chapter 33 Reproductive Health
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    Chapter 34 Alcohol Use
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    Chapter 35 Child Abuse and Neglect
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    Chapter 36 Cholera and other Water-Borne Diseases
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    Chapter 37 Chronic Diseases of Aging
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    Chapter 38 Culture-Bound Syndromes
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    Chapter 39 Culture, Stress, and Cardiovascular Disease
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    Chapter 40 Diabetes Mellitus and Medical Anthropology
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    Chapter 41 Diarrhea
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    Chapter 42 Disability/Difference
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    Chapter 43 Drug Use
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    Chapter 44 Emerging Infectious Diseases
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    Chapter 45 Genetic Disease I: History and Mechanisms
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    Chapter 46 Genetic Disease II
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    Chapter 47 HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention
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    Chapter 48 Malaria and other Major Insect Vector Diseases
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    Chapter 49 Mental Disorders
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    Chapter 50 Mental Retardation
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    Chapter 51 Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS or Cot Death) Infant Sleep, Breast Feeding, and Infant Sleeping Arrangements
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    Chapter 52 Tobacco Use in Medical Anthropological Perspective
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    Chapter 53 Tuberculosis Research and Control
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    Chapter 54 African Americans1
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    Chapter 55 Amish
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    Chapter 56 Argentine Toba
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    Chapter 57 Badaga
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    Chapter 58 Bangladeshis
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    Chapter 59 Baliem Valley Dani
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    Chapter 60 British
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    Chapter 61 Burmese
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    Chapter 62 Cree
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    Chapter 63 Czechs
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    Chapter 64 Datoga
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    Chapter 65 Fore
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    Chapter 66 French
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    Chapter 67 Fulani
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    Chapter 68 Garhwali
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    Chapter 69 Garifuna
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    Chapter 70 Greeks
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    Chapter 71 The Hadza
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    Chapter 72 Haitians
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    Chapter 73 Han
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    Chapter 74 Hausa
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    Chapter 75 Hmong in Laos and the United States
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    Chapter 76 Iroquois
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    Chapter 77 Jamaican Maroons
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    Chapter 78 Japanese
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    Chapter 79 Jat
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    Chapter 80 Lijiang Naxi
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    Chapter 81 Malagasy
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    Chapter 82 Malays
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    Chapter 83 Maori
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    Chapter 84 Matsigenka
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    Chapter 85 Maya of Highland Mexico
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    Chapter 86 Mongoliaar
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    Chapter 87 The Nahua1
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    Chapter 88 Navajo
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    Chapter 89 Nepal
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    Chapter 90 The Northwest Coast
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    Chapter 91 Ojibwa
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    Chapter 92 Oklahoma Choctaw
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    Chapter 93 Roma of the United States and Europe
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    Chapter 94 Samoa
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    Chapter 95 Saraguros
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    Chapter 96 Shipibo
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    Chapter 97 Sotho
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    Chapter 98 Sudanese
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    Chapter 99 Thai
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    Chapter 100 Tongans
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    Chapter 101 Trobriand
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    Chapter 102 Tuareg
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    Chapter 103 Wape
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    Chapter 104 Yanomamö
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    Chapter 105 Yoruba
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Title
Encyclopedia of Medical Anthropology
Published by
Springer US, January 2004
DOI 10.1007/0-387-29905-x
ISBNs
978-0-306-47754-6, 978-0-387-29905-1, 978-0-387-33622-0
Editors

Carol R. Ember, Melvin Ember

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Indonesia 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Argentina 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Croatia 1 <1%
Poland 1 <1%
Unknown 97 93%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 27 26%
Student > Master 20 19%
Researcher 11 11%
Student > Bachelor 10 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 7 7%
Other 21 20%
Unknown 8 8%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 48 46%
Arts and Humanities 14 13%
Medicine and Dentistry 9 9%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 6%
Nursing and Health Professions 5 5%
Other 13 13%
Unknown 9 9%