A Companion to the Anthropology of Environmental Health – eBook


  • Author: Merrill Singer
  • File Size: 6 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 520 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Publication Date: April 27, 2016
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1119096650, 1118786998
  • ISBN-13: 9781119096658, 9781118786994


A Companion to the Anthropology of Environmental Health (PDF) presents a collection of readings that utilize a medical anthropological approach to explore the interface of the environment and humans in the shaping of illness and health around the globe.

  • Analyzes the conditions of social and cultural transformation that accompany environmental and ecological impacts in all areas of the globe
  • Offers critical perspectives on methodological and theoretical advancements in the anthropology of environmental health, along with future directions in the field
  • Features the latest ethnographic research from all over the world related to the multiple impacts of the environment on health and of societies on their environments
  • Includes contributions from international medical anthropologists, environmental experts, conservationists, health clinicians, public health professionals, and other social scientists