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Meaning, Medicine and the 'Placebo Effect'
Cambridge University Press (2002)
28,56 €

An innovative re-thinking of the placebo effect, first published in 2002, that opens up new ways of...

Epidemiology and Culture
Cambridge University Press (2005)
27,37 €

This book reveals unexamined assumptions and shows how sociocultural context influences measurement...

Schizophrenia, Culture, and Subjectivity: The Edge of Experience
Cambridge University Press (2003)
41,65 €

In this volume, anthropologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, and historians share aspects of...

The Transmission of Chinese Medicine
Cambridge University Press (1999)
27,37 €

A fascinating insider's account of traditional medical practices in the People's Republic of China.

An Ecology of High-Altitude Infancy: A Biocultural Perspective
Cambridge University Press (2004)
38,08 €

This book examines the low birth weight and infant mortality in high-altitude Indian region Ladakh.

Community Participation in Health: The Politics of Primary Care in Costa Rica

Community Participation in Health

The Politics of Primary Care in Costa Rica

Cambridge University Press (1993)
30,94 €

An anthropological study of the failure of community participation in health-care in Costa Rica.

Medicine and Morality in Haiti: The Contest for Healing Power

Medicine and Morality in Haiti

The Contest for Healing Power

Cambridge University Press (1996)
34,51 €

A study of how medicine and morality in rural Haiti are shaped both by local religious traditions...

Living and Working with the New Medical Technologies: Intersections of Inquiry
Cambridge University Press (2000)
33,32 €

Interdisciplinary collection of essays on the influence and development of new medical technologies.