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  • Global Capitalism and Climate Change: The Need for an Alternative World Systemby Hans A. Baer

    AltaMira Press 2012; US$ 94.99

    Preface Introduction Chapter 1: The Impact of Climate Change on the Environment and Human Societies Chapter 2: The Capitalist World System and its Contradictions Chapter 3: The Capitalist Treadmill of Production and Consumption as a Generator of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Chapter 4: The Inadequacies of Existing Climate Regimes... more...

  • Toward an Integrative Medicineby Hans A. Baer

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 32.99

    Hans A. Baer is professor of anthropology at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock. more...

  • Killer commoditiesby Merrill Singer; Hans Baer

    AltaMira Press 2008; US$ 36.99

    Chapter 1 Introduction: Hidden Harm: The Complex World of Killer Commodities Chapter 2 Stealthy Killers and Governing Mentalities: Chemicals in Consumer Products Chapter 3 Nothing to Play Around With: Dangerous Toys for Girls and Boys Chapter 4 The Environmental and Health Consequences of Motor Vehicles: A Case Study in Capitalist Technological... more...

  • Introducing Medical Anthropologyby Merrill Singer; Hans Baer

    AltaMira Press 2011; US$ 36.99

    The second edition of Introducing Medical Anthropology. A Discipline in Action provides a concise and well-organized overview for student audiences. The authors effectively demonstrate medical anthropology?s ability to address specific health issues through research, intervention, and policy-related initiatives while also building a broad theoretically-based... more...

  • Climate Politics And The Climate Movement In Australiaby Verity Burgmann; Hans Baer

    Melbourne University Publishing 2012; Not Available

    Climate change is the hottest topic of the twenty-first century and the climate movement a significant global social movement. This book examines the broad context of Australian climate politics and the place of the climate movement within it. Acting 'from above' are the most powerful forces-corporations and governments, both Labor and Coalition-with... more...

  • The Anthropology of Climate Changeby Hans Baer; Merrill Singer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    In addressing the urgent questions raised by climate change, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the anthropology of climate change guided by a critical political ecological framework. It argues that anthropologists must significantly expand their focus on climate change and their contributions to responding to climate change as a grave... more...

  • Medical Anthropology and the World Systemby Hans Baer; Merrill Singer; Ida Susser

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 116.00

    Medical anthropology is one of the youngest and most dynamic of anthropology's various subdisciplines. Critical medical anthropology has evolved into one of the major perspectives through which faculty and students study the field. It examines health-related issues in precapitalist indigenous and state societies, capitalist societies, and postrevolutionary... more...

  • Medical Anthropology and the World Systemby Hans Baer; Merrill Singer; Ida Susser

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00

    Now in its third edition, this textbook serves to frame understandings of health, health-related behavior, and health care in light of social and health inequality as well as structural violence. It also examines how the exercise of power in the health arena and in society overall impacts human health and well-being. more...

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