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  • Illness and death are important events for people everywhere. No one is spared. However, faith and medical practice not the same everywhere. How do people understand the causes of illness and death and how they deal with these events culture different from culture. It is not surprising therefore that the medical practitioners and others are becoming increas ingly aware of the need to understand the influence of the social and cultural beliefs and medical practice. Culture the usual ways of thinking and acting in a society often affect the outcome of disease, illness and even occur.

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  • When good science makes an advance it pauses and turns to reacquaint itself with the modes of thought that immediately preceded it. Science orients itself with respect to these modes of thought, examines its connections, debts and disputes with them, decides whether it is operating at a different level of analysis and with respect to different interests, conceptualisations and subject matter. The present volume is a case in point of good science in this sense. It addresses medical pluralism, a founding concept of the field of medical anthropology.

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  • When good science makes an advance it pauses and turns to reacquaint itself with the modes of thought that immediately preceded it. Science orients itself with respect to these modes of thought, examines its connections, debts and disputes with them, decides whether it is operating at a different level of analysis and with respect to different interests, conceptualisations and subject matter. The present volume is a case in point of good science in this sense. It addresses medical pluralism, a founding concept of the field of medical anthropology.

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  • To discuss embryological thought in seventeenth-century England is to discuss the main currents in embryological thought at a time when those currents were both numerous and shifting. Like every other period, the seventeenth century was one of transition. It was an era of explosive growth in scientific ideas and techniques, suffused with a creative urge engendered by new philosophical insights and the excitement of discovery.

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  • The popular favor with which former editions of this work have been received has required the production of such a vast number of copies, that the original electrotype plates from which it has heretofore been printed, have been completely worn out. The book has been re-produced in London, England, where six editions have already been necessary to supply the demand for it. In order to continue its publication to meet the demand which is still active in this country, it has been necessary, inasmuch as the original electrotype plates have become worn and useless, to re-set the work throughout.

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  • This book is an anthropological study of the impact of commercialism on the professionalisation of sports medicine. In particular, it examines how the embodied practice of sport in a professional environment places stress on elite sporting participants. These individuals have better medical provisions than were available to the competitors of yesteryear. But they come at a price. The book investigates the relationship between commercialism, medicine and the body, in order to establish the importance of pain, injury and risk in the contemporary sporting world....

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  • Candice C Bowman*1, Elisa J Sobo2, Steven M Asch3, Allen L Gifford4 for the HIV/Hepatitis Quality Enhancement Research Initiative Address: 1Health Services Research & Development, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California, USA, 2Department of Anthropology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA, 3Center for the Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA and 4Center for Health Quality, Outcomes, and Economic Research, VA New England Healthcare System, Bedford, Massachusetts, USA Email: Candice C B...

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  • This book examines different conceptions of death and their impact on Â�children’s cognitive and emotional development. It not only addresses Â�practical and clinical issues related to children’s developing understanding of death, but also focuses on theoretical and philosophical aspects Â�linking children’s concept of death to religion, morality, politics, and law. The Â�material is drawn from a wide range of disciplines including psychology, anthropology, philosophy, medicine, education, and the law.

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