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Anthropology and international health : Asian case studies / Mark Nichter and Mimi Nichter.

Author:
Nichter, Mark [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Amsterdam : Gordon and Breach, c1996.
Description:
xxiv, 455 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:
  • Theory and practice in medical anthropology and international health ; v. 3. [More in this series]
  • Theory and practice in medical anthropology and international health ; v. 3
Notes:
"First edition ... published in 1989 as Anthropology and international health : South Asian case studies."--T.p. verso.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • 1. Cultural Notions of Fertility in South Asia and Their Impact on Sri Lankan Family Planning Practices / Mark Nichter and Mimi Nichter -- 2. The Ethnophysiology and Folk Dietetics of Pregnancy: A Case Study from South India / Mark Nichter and Mimi Nichter -- 3. Modern Methods of Fertility Regulation: When and for Whom Are They Appropriate? / Mark Nichter and Mimi Nichter -- 4. Health Social Science Research on the Study of Diarrheal Disease: A Focus on Dysentery / Mark Nichter -- 5. Social Science Lessons from Diarrhea Research and Their Application to ARI / Mark Nichter -- 6. Acute Respiratory Illness: Popular Health Culture and Mother's Knowledge in the Philippines / Mark Nichter and Mimi Nichter -- 7. Popular Perceptions of Medicine: A South Indian Case Study / Mark Nichter -- 8. Paying for What Ails You: Sociocultural Issues Influencing the Ways and Means of Therapy Payment in South India / Mark Nichter --
  • 9. Pharmaceuticals, the Commodification of Health, and the Health Care-Medicine Use Transition / Mark Nichter -- 10. Vaccinations in the Third World: A Consideration of Community Demand / Mark Nichter -- 11. The Primary Health Care Center as a Social System: Primary Health Care, Social Status, and the Issue of Team-Work in South Asia / Mark Nichter -- 12. Drink Boiled Cooled Water: A Cultural Analysis of a Health Education Message / Mark Nichter -- 13. Education by Appropriate Analogy / Mark Nichter and Mimi Nichter -- Epilogue: A Note on Aid.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
2884491716 (hardcover)
OCLC:
35111734
Related name:
RCP:
C - S