Blackwell Companions to Anthropology: A Companion to the Anthropology of Environmental Health

Editor: Singer, Merrill
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $195.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $292.50
ISBN: 978-1-11-878699-4
Category: Social Sciences - Anthropology
Image Count: 12
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

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

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Table of Contents

  • Notes on Contributors
  • Introduction
  • Theories, Methods, and Anthropological Perspectives on Key Issues in Environment and Health
  • Ecosocial and Environmental Justice Perspectives on Breast Cancer: Responding to Capitalism's Ill Effects
  • Effects of Agriculture on Environmental and Human Health: Opportunities for Anthropology
  • Toward “One Health” Promotion
  • Ecobiosocial Interactions and Health
  • Conceptualizing Ecobiosocial Interactions: Lessons from Obesity
  • Environmental Racism and Community Health
  • Medicine, Alternative Medicine, and Political Ecologies of the Body
  • Asthma and Air Pollution: Connecting the Dots
  • Washing Away Ebola: Environmental Stress, Rumor, and Ethnomedical Response in a Deadly Epidemic
  • Paradise Poisoned: Nature, Environmental Risk, and the Practice of Lyme Disease Prevention in the United States
  • Ecobiopolitics and the Making of Native American Reservation Health Inequities
  • The Political Ecology of Health
  • Water, Environment, and Health: The Political Ecology of Water
  • Remembering the Foundations of Health: Everyday Water Insecurity and Its Hidden Costs in Northwest Alaska
  • Food Security: Health and Environmental Concerns in the North
  • New Toxics Uncertainty and the Complexity Politics of Emerging Vapor Intrusion Risk
  • The Political Ecology of Cause and Blame: Environmental Health Inequities in the Context of Colonialism, Globalization, and Climate Change
  • Political Ecology of a Drug Crop: The Intricate Effects of Khat
  • Reestablishing the Fundamental Bases for Environmental Health: Infrastructure and the Social Topographies of Surviving Seismic Disaster
  • Adverse Feedback Loops in Environmental Health
  • Modifying Our Microbial Environment: From the Advent of Agriculture to the Age of Antibiotic Resistance
  • China's Cancer Villages: Contested Evidence and the Politics of Pollution
  • Mining and Its Health Consequences: From Matewan to Fracking
  • Pluralea Interactions and Ecosyndemics in a Changing World
  • Pluralea Interactions and the Remaking of the Environment in Environmental Health
  • Private Cars as Environmental Health Hazards: The Critical Need for Public Transit in the Era of Climate Change
  • Health and the Anthropocene: Mounting Concern about Tick-borne Disease Interactions