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Anthropology of Infectious Disease

International Health Perspectives (Theory and Practice in Medical Anthropology and International Health)
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Anthropology, Epidemiology & medical statistics, Infectious & contagious diseases, Medical microbiology & virology, Sociology, Medical / Nursing, Social Science, Anthropology - General, Health Care Delivery, Social Science / Anthropology / General, Communicable diseases, Medical anthrop
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Through a variety of case studies drawn from around the world, from HIV to malaria and from Lyme disease to tuberculosis, the book emphasizes a biosocial or biocultural approach to the understanding of infectious disease.

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Merrill Singer's Anthropology of Infectious Disease argues that pathogens are intertwined with human social worlds. Through a variety of case studies drawn from around the world, from HIV to malaria and from Lyme disease to tuberculosis, the book emphasizes a biosocial or biocultural approach to the understanding of infectious disease.

"Seeds of this volume were planted inwhen a group working on domestic and international infectious disease problems convened at the 91st Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association in a session entitled The Anthropology of Infectious Disease."--Page [xi].

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