A Companion to the Anthropology of Environmental Health

Original Publish Date: Apr 27, 2016
Product Number: EB00670346
Released: May 16, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118786925
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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A Companion to the Anthropology of Environmental Health presents a collection of readings that utilize a medical anthropological approach to explore the interface of humans and the environment in the shaping of health and illness around the world. -Features the latest ethnographic research from around the world related to the multiple impacts of the environment on health and of societies on their environments -Includes contributions from international medical anthropologists, conservationists, environmental experts, public health professionals, health clinicians, and other social scientists -Analyzes the conditions of cultural and social transformation that accompany environmental and ecological impacts in all areas of the world -Offers critical perspectives on theoretical and methodological advancements in the anthropology of environmental health, along with future directions in the field 

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