The Resource Global health : why cultural perceptions, social representations, and biopolitics matter, Mark Nichter

Global health : why cultural perceptions, social representations, and biopolitics matter, Mark Nichter

Label
Global health : why cultural perceptions, social representations, and biopolitics matter
Title
Global health
Title remainder
why cultural perceptions, social representations, and biopolitics matter
Statement of responsibility
Mark Nichter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nichter, Mark
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WA 530.1
NLM item number
N629g 2008
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World health
  • World health
  • Biopolitics
  • Global Health
  • Cross-Cultural Comparison
  • Health Policy
  • Social Medicine
  • Social Sciences
Label
Global health : why cultural perceptions, social representations, and biopolitics matter, Mark Nichter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-260) and index
Contents
Perceptions of ethnophysiology matter -- Representations of illness causality and vectors that transmit disease -- Why is research on local illness categories important? -- Perceptions of pharmaceuticals and quality of care -- Representations that frame health and development policy -- Representations of health status and social formations -- NGOs, social capital, and the politics of the possible -- Toward a next generation of social science research in global health
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xi, 268 p.
Isbn
9780816525744
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
20070456 14
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)180982653
  • (OCoLC)180982653
Label
Global health : why cultural perceptions, social representations, and biopolitics matter, Mark Nichter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-260) and index
Contents
Perceptions of ethnophysiology matter -- Representations of illness causality and vectors that transmit disease -- Why is research on local illness categories important? -- Perceptions of pharmaceuticals and quality of care -- Representations that frame health and development policy -- Representations of health status and social formations -- NGOs, social capital, and the politics of the possible -- Toward a next generation of social science research in global health
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xi, 268 p.
Isbn
9780816525744
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
20070456 14
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)180982653
  • (OCoLC)180982653

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