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Biomedicine as Culture

Instrumental Practices, Technoscientific Knowledge, and New Modes of Life (Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society)

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsRegula Valérie Burri (Editor), Joseph Dumit (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7497799M
ISBN 100415957982
ISBN 109780415957984

focuses on the "intricacies of a healing ritual, treatment procedure, or cognitive model", describes ethnomedicine as "enduring and conservative", emphasizes biomedicine as ineffective and:traditional" medicine as good CAM practices are favored, Quall people (andes). Volume 1, Ethics and Cultures of Biomedicine, contains essays, case studies, narratives, fiction, and poems that focus on the experiences of illness and of clinician-patient relationships. Among other topics the contributors examine the roles and training of professionals alongside the broader cultures of biomedicine; health care; experiences.

Synopsis An Anthropology of Biomedicine is an exciting new introduction to biomedicine and its global implications. Focusing on the ways in which the application of biomedical technologies bring about radical changes to societies at large, cultural anthropologist Margaret Lock and her co-author physician and medical anthropologist Vinh-Kim Nguyen develop and integrate the thesis that the human. Keywords Biomedicine, culture, methodology, review, epistemology 1. Monteiro CA, et al: The recent revival of breast feeding in the city of Sao Paulo, by: 8.

Get this from a library! An anthropology of biomedicine. [Margaret M Lock; Vinh-Kim Nguyen] -- 4e de couv.: An Anthropology of Biomedicine introduces biomedicine from an anthropological perspective, exploring the entanglement of material bodies with history, environment, culture, and politics. In this fully revised and updated second edition of An Anthropology of Biomedicine, authors Lock and Nguyen introduce biomedicine from an anthropological perspective, exploring the entanglement of material bodies with history, environment, culture, and politics. Drawing on historical and ethnographic work, the book critiques the assumption made by the biological sciences of a universal human.


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This wide-ranging but well-integrated anthology is the first volume in a new series sponsored by the Center for Science and Culture at the University of Delaware. The theme of this book is the possibility of developing a unified worldview, in which the perspectives of science and the humanities work together in the effort to understand the human condition.

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Nevertheless, historians have highlighted the great transformation that took place in the nineteenth century when first physiology and then bacteriology became important resources for the classification, diagnosis, and treatment of human diseases.

1 In that period, significant links developed between the Cited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 25 cm. Contents: Science and humanities / Michael S. Gregory --The goals of medicine and society / David C.

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Book Description. This volume offers interdisciplinary perspectives on contemporary biomedicine as a cultural practice. It brings together leading scholars from cultural anthropology, sociology, history, and science studies to conduct a critical dialogue on the culture(s) of biomedical practice, discussing its epistemic, material, and social implications.

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Eleven essay on a grab bag of topics. Three are clearly worth the attention of physicians. Thomasma's is entitled "The Goals of Medicine and Society" but is directly relevant to what a physician sees as the goals in his care for patients.Frankfurt Book Fair Title Selection Biomedicine.

Allen Mouse Models of Innate Immunity Allen Mouse Models of Allergic Disease Amini Neuronal Cell Culture Anderson Challenges and Opportunities for Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccines Arjunan E-Cell System Bailer Virus-Host Interactions Barh Omics for Personalized Medicine.Download In this fully revised and updated second edition of An Anthropology of Biomedicine, authors Lock and Nguyen introduce biomedicine from an anthropological perspective, exploring the entanglement of material bodies with history, environment, culture, and politics.