Anthropology and Epidemiology

Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Health and Disease

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ISBN: 978-90-277-2249-2 (Print) 978-94-009-3723-9 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. Historical and Theoretical Perspectives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-34

      Introduction: Medical Anthropology and Epidemiology

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      Pages 35-57

      Early Work in Anthropology and Epidemiology: From Social Medicine to the Germ Theory, 1840 to 1920

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      Pages 59-94

      Anthropology and Epidemiology in the Twentieth Century: A Selective History of Collaborative Projects and Theoretical Affinities, 1920 to 1970

  3. Infectious Diseases

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 95-95

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      Pages 97-123

      Epidemiological Research on Infectious Disease: Quantitative Rigor or Rigormortis? Insights from Ethnomedicine

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      Pages 125-156

      Ethnicity, Ecology and Mortality in Northwestern Thailand

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      Pages 157-172

      The AIDS Epidemic in San Francisco: Epidemiological and Anthropological Perspectives

  4. Non-Infectious Diseases

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 173-173

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      Pages 175-211

      Migration and Hypertension: An Ethnography of Disease Risk in an Urban Samoan Community

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      Pages 213-246

      The Meaning of Lumps: A Case Study of the Ambiguities of Risk

  5. Psycho-Social Conditions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 247-247

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      Pages 249-274

      Colonial Stress in the Canadian Arctic: An Ethnography of Young Adults Changing

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      Pages 275-302

      Respondent-Identified Reasons for Change and Stability in Alcohol Consumption as a Concomitant of the Aging Process

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      Pages 303-332

      Identifying Psychosocial Disorders in Children: On Integrating Epidemiological and Anthropological Understandings

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 333-349