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Culture and health

Malcolm MacLachlan

Culture and health

a critical perspective towards global health

by Malcolm MacLachlan

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by John Wiley & Sons in Hoboken, NJ, Chichester, UK .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMalcolm MacLachlan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 312 p. :
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20421602M
ISBN 100470847379

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Culture, Health and Illness: An Introduction for Health Professionals, Second edition discusses the fundamentals of medical anthropology. The book is comprised of 12 chapters that present both the theoretical framework and case histories relevant to the topic. Culture, Health and Illness is the leading international textbook on the role of cultural and social factors in health, illness, and medical care.

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