- Subject index
The SAGE Handbook of Social Anthropology is a contemporary landmark volume that defines the field and outlines new directions in research. Divided into four sections, each edited by leading figures in social anthropology, this exhaustive Handbook covers interfaces, places, methodologies and futures. Within each section authors at the leading edge of the discipline contribute in-depth chapters on the central principles and latest developments in their area of expertise.
Chapter 4.3.2: New Medical Anthropology
New Medical Anthropology
Medical anthropology has followed a trajectory similar to that of the discipline as a whole over the past quarter-century in moving from small-scale ethnographic studies of local understandings in specific contexts, to explorations of macro-social and political processes in multiple settings. Topic foci have ...