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Global Health: Why Cultural Perceptions, Social Representations, and Biopolitics Matter

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In this lesson-packed book, Mark Nichter, one of the world’s leading medical anthropologists, summarizes what more than a quarter-century of health social science research has contributed to international health and elucidates what social science research can contribute to global health and the study of biopolitics in the future. Nichter focuses on our cultural understandi ...more
Paperback, 268 pages
Published April 24th 2008 by University of Arizona Press
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Filipa
Very interesting book debating what social science and anthropology have enlightened and presented to public discussion. I think it is a great starting point if you're considering global health from an anthropological perspective, presenting you with useful informations about how cultural perceptions and social representations have been shaping this area of studies and the field work.
I particularly recommend it as an introduction to different debates and questions framing social science contrib
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