Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 June 2012

464 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199797080

Bookseller Code (04 |d Short)

Medical Anthropology

A Biocultural Approach

Second Edition

Andrea S. Wiley and John S. Allen

New to this Edition:

  • Added examples of "anthropologists in action." Each chapter features an applied anthropologist working on an issue related to the chapter's topic.
  • Streamlined overview of infectious diseases, with less historical and biological detail.
  • Further consideration of the ways in which climate change is already, or is likely to influence human health.
  • All research has been updated to include the latest findings and new approaches.