A companion to the anthropology of environmental health by Merrill Singer

By Merrill Singer

A significant other to the Anthropology of Environmental Health provides a suite of readings that make the most of a scientific anthropological method of discover the interface of people and the surroundings within the shaping of health and wellbeing and disease round the world.

  • Features the newest ethnographic examine from world wide concerning the a number of affects of our environment on healthiness and of societies on their environments
  • Includes contributions from overseas clinical anthropologists, conservationists, environmental specialists, public overall healthiness pros, healthiness clinicians, and different social scientists
  • Analyzes the stipulations of cultural and social transformation that accompany environmental and ecological affects in all parts of the world
  • Offers serious views on theoretical and methodological developments within the anthropology of environmental well-being, in addition to destiny instructions within the field 

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Lewiston relied upon an explicitly feminist perspective to examine the logic of the predominant model and to dismiss, on empirical as well as political grounds, its gendered assumptions. At the same time, she recognized the class privileges associated with being part of “an academic household,” affecting both her ability to “do all the right things” as well as her health before and after the cancer diagnosis. Following Lewiston, Dillon‐Ridgley, and others, one might argue that if traditional risk factors have not readily explained the cases of middle‐class, “White non‐Hispanic” women over the age of 50 – the demographic group in the United States for which the rate of breast cancer incidence remains highest (ACS 2013) – still less would this framework account for the experiences of women who are neither Euro‐American nor elite.

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