Anthropology and public health : bridging differences in culture and society / [edited by] Robert A. Hahn, Marcia C. Inhorn.Material type: TextPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009Edition: 2nd edDescription: xxi, 730 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cmISBN: 9780195374643 (paper : alk. paper); 0195374649 (paper : alk. paper)Uniform titles: Anthropology in public health. Subject(s): Public health -- Anthropological aspects -- Developing countries | Public health -- Developing countries | Anthropology, Cultural | Public Health Practice | Community Health Planning | Developing Countries | Health Services, IndigenousDDC classification: 362.1 LOC classification: RA418 | .A655 2009
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Rev. ed. of: Anthropology in public health. 1999.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Part I. Anthropological understandings of public health problems:
The anthropology of childhood malaria in Tanzania / Vinay Kamat -- Diagnosis and management of asthma in the medical marketplace of India: implications for efforts to improve global respiratory health / David Van Sickle -- Situating stress: lessons from lay discourses on diabetes / Nancy E. Schoenberg, Elaine M. Drew, and Eleanor Palo Stoller -- Understanding pregnancy in a population of inner-city women in New Orleans: results of qualitative research / Carl Kendall, Aimee Afable-Munsuz, Ilene Speizer, Alexis Avery, Norine Schmidt, and John Santelli -- The limits of "heterosexual AIDS": ethnographic research on tourism and male sexual labor in the Dominican Republic / Mark B. Padilla -- Male infertility and consanguinity in Lebanon: the power of ethnographic epidemiology / Marcia C. Inhorn, Loulou Kobeissi, Antoine A. Abu-Musa, Johnny Awward, Michael H. Fakih, Najwa Hammoud, Antoine B. Hannoun, Da'ad Lakkis, and Zaher Nassar -- Structural violence, political violence, and the health costs of civil conflict: a case study from Peru / Tom Leatherman and R. Brooke Thomas / Part II: Anthropological design of public health interventions: Bridges between mental health care and religious healing in Puerto Rico: the outcome of an early experiment / Joan D. Koss-Chioino -- Indigenization of illness support groups for lymphatic filariasis in Haiti / Jeannine Coreil and Gladys Mayard -- Using formative research to explore and address elder health and care in Chiapas, Mexico / Namino Glantz -- Anthropological contributions to the development of culturally appropriate tobacco cessation programs: a global health priority / Mark Nichter, Mimi Nichter, Siwi Padmawti, C.U. Thresia, and Project Quit Tobacco International Group -- From street research to public health intervention: The Hartford Drug Monitoring Project / Merrill Singer, Greg Mirhej, Claudia Santelices, and Hassan Saleheen -- Sexual risk reduction among married men and women in urban India: an anthropological intervention / Stephen L. Schensul, Ravi K. Verma, Bonnie K. Nastasi, Niranjan Saggurti, and Abdelwahed Mekki-Berrada -- Part III. Anthropological evaluations of public health initiatives: Honorable mutilation? changing responses to female genital cutting in Sudan / Ellen Gruenbaum -- Making pregnancy safer for women around the world: the example of safe motherhood and maternal death in Guatemala / Nicole S. Berry -- Counting on mother's love: the global politics of prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in eastern Africa / Karen Marie Moland and Astrid Blystad -- The Brazilian response to AIDS and the pharmaceuticalization of global health / Joao Biehl -- Anthropological and public health perspectives on the polio eradication initiative in northern Nigeria / Elisha P. Renne -- Part IV: Anthropological critiques of public health policy: "Sanitary makeshifts" and the perpetuation of health stratification in Indonesia / Eric A. Stein -- Global panic, local repercussions: The economic and nutritional effects of bird flu in Vietnam / Stacy Lockerbie and D. Ann Herring -- Neoliberal infections and the politics of health: resurgent tuberculosis epidemics in New York City and Lima, Peru / Sandy Smith-Nonini -- Biological citizenship after Chernobyl / Adriana Petryna -- An ethnographic evaluation of post-Alma Ata health system reforms in Mongolia: lessons for addressing health inequities in poor communities / Craig R. Janes -- Bureaucratic aspects of international health programs / George M. Foster.