Tag: global north

Disrupting medical anthropology: Views from Kenya and Cameroon on how to build a more inclusive discipline by Moïse Mvetumbo

Moïse Mvetumbo , December 23rd, 2020


Medical anthropologists often strive to disrupt typical public health and medical discourses, in part by questioning the broader applicability of individualized psychological concepts and biomedical …


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Introduction: Working Definitions: Making and Unmaking “Medical Anthropology” around the World by Elizabeth Durham

Elizabeth Durham , December 16th, 2020


Anthropology’s interest in health, illness, prevention, and treatment is longstanding and increasingly robust. In this era of medical development, epidemics and pandemics, and debates in both the oft…


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Working Definitions: Making and Unmaking “Medical Anthropology” around the World by Paschal Kum Awah

Paschal Kum Awah , June 25th, 2020


Somatosphere Special Series – Call for Contributions Editors: Professor Paschal Kum Awah (Chair, Anthropology, University of Yaoundé I) and Elizabeth Durham (PhD Candidate, Anthropology, Pri…


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