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Readings in Anthropology

The Biocultural Perspective

Armelagos, George J., Brown, Peter J., & Turner, Bethany. (2005). Evolutionary, historical and political economic perspectives on health and disease. Social Science & Medicine, 61(4), 755-765. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2004.08.066.

Farmer, Paul E., Nizeye, Bruce, Stulac, Sara, & Keshavjee, Salmaan. (2006). Structural Violence and Clinical Medicine. PLoS Med, 3(10), e449. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.0030449.

Hahn, Robert A., & Inhorn, Marcia Claire. (2009). Anthropology and public health: bridging differences in culture and society: New York. ISBN: 9780195374643.

Hemmings, Colin P. (2005). Rethinking Medical Anthropology: How Anthropology is Failing Medicine. Anthropology & Medicine, 12(2), 91-103. doi:10.1080/13648470500139841.

Kleinman, Arthur. (2010). Four social theories for global health. The Lancet, 375(9725), 1518-1519.

McElroy, Ann, & Townsend, Patricia K. (2009). Medical anthropology in ecological perspective (5th ed.): Boulder, CO : Westview Press. ISBN: 9780786727407.

McGarvey, Stephen T. (2007). Population Health. Annals of Human Biology, 34(4), 393-396. doi:10.1080/03014460701517157.

Napolitano, Dora A., & Jones, Caroline O. H. (2006). Who needs ‘pukka anthropologists'? A study of the perceptions of the use of anthropology in tropical public health research. Tropical Medicine & International Health, 11(8), 1264-1275. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3156.2006.01669.x.

Nesse, Randolph M. (2008). Evolution: medicine's most basic science. The Lancet, 372, S21-S27.

Piperata, Barbara Ann. (2008). Forty days and forty nights: A biocultural perspective on postpartum practices in the Amazon. Social Science & Medicine, 67(7), 1094-1103. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2008.05.031.

Stinson, Sara. (2000). Human biology: an evolutionary and biocultural perspective: Wiley. ISBN: 0471316164.

Wiley, Andrea S. (2004). An ecology of high-altitude infancy: a biocultural perspective: New York. ISBN: 0521830001.

Wiley, Andrea S., & Allen, John S. (2009). Medical anthropology: a biocultural approach: Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780195308822.

Worthman, Carol M., & Kohrt, Brandon. (2005). Receding horizons of health: biocultural approaches to public health paradoxes. Social Science & Medicine, 61(4), 861-878. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2004.08.052.

Biopolitics

Biehl, João. (2010). Human pharmakon: symptoms, technologies, subjectivities. In Byron Good (Ed.), A reader in medical anthropology: theoretical trajectories, emergent realities (pp. 213-231). Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Malden, Mass. ISBN: 9781405183154.

Fassin, Didier. (2008). The embodied past. From paranoid style to politics of memory in South Africa. Social Anthropology, 16(3), 312-328. doi:10.1111/j.1469-8676.2008.00045.x.

Hacking, Ian. (2000). Madness: biological or constructed? The social construction of what? (1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed., pp. 100-124). Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press. ISBN: 0674004124.

Lock, Margaret M. Nguyen Vinh-Kim. (2010a). An anthropology of biomedicine. Chichester, West Sussex: Malden, MA. ISBN: 9781405110716.

Lock, Margaret M. Nguyen Vinh-Kim. (2010b). Who owns the body An anthropology of biomedicine (pp. 205-228). Chichester, West Sussex: Malden, MA. ISBN: 9781405110716.

Rose, Nikolas. (2007). Beyond medicalisation. The Lancet, 369(9562), 700-702.

Sunder Rajan, Kaushik. (2006). Biocapital : the constitution of postgenomic life: Duke University Press. ISBN: 0822337088.

Diet, Nutrition, and Development

Anderson-Fye, E. P. (2004). A "Coca-Cola" shape: cultural change, body image, and eating disorders in San Andres, Belize. Culture, medicine and psychiatry, 28(4), 561-595.

Downey, Greg. (2010). ‘Practice without theory’: a neuroanthropological perspective on embodied learning. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 16, S22-S40. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9655.2010.01608.x.

Hampshire, Katherine Rebecca, Panter-Brick, Catherine, Kilpatrick, Kate, & Casiday, Rachel E. (2009). Saving lives, preserving livelihoods: Understanding risk, decision-making and child health in a food crisis. Social Science & Medicine, 68(4), 758-765. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2008.11.014.

Hoddinott, John, Maluccio, John A., Behrman, Jere R., Flores, Rafael, & Martorell, Reynaldo. (2008). Effect of a nutrition intervention during early childhood on economic productivity in Guatemalan adults. The Lancet, 371(9610), 411-416. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(08)60205-6.

Krieger, Nancy, & Davey Smith, George. (2004). “Bodies Count,” and Body Counts: Social Epidemiology and Embodying Inequality. Epidemiologic Reviews, 26(1), 92-103. doi:10.1093/epirev/mxh009.

Kuzawa, Christopher W., & Quinn, Elizabeth A. (2009). Developmental Origins of Adult Function and Health: Evolutionary Hypotheses. Annual Review of Anthropology, 38(1), 131-147. doi:doi:10.1146/annurev-anthro-091908-164350.

Leatherman, Thomas. (2005). A Space of Vulnerability in Poverty and Health: Political-Ecology and Biocultural Analysis. Ethos, 33(1), 46-70. doi:10.1525/eth.2005.33.1.046.

Lende, Daniel H. (2005). Wanting and Drug Use: A Biocultural Approach to the Analysis of Addiction. Ethos, 33(1), 100-124. doi:10.1525/eth.2005.33.1.100.

McGarvey, Stephen T. (2009). Interdisciplinary Translational Research in Anthropology, Nutrition, and Public Health. Annual Review of Anthropology, 38(1), 233-249. doi:doi:10.1146/annurev-anthro-091908-164327.

Piperata, Barbara Ann. (2008). Forty days and forty nights: A biocultural perspective on postpartum practices in the Amazon. Social Science & Medicine, 67(7), 1094-1103. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2008.05.031.

Victora, Cesar G., Adair, Linda, Fall, Caroline, Hallal, Pedro C., Martorell, Reynaldo, Richter, Linda, & Sachdev, Harshpal Singh. (2008). Maternal and child undernutrition: consequences for adult health and human capital. The Lancet, 371(9609), 340-357. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(07)61692-4.

Weaver, Lesley Jo, & Hadley, Craig. (2009). Moving Beyond Hunger and Nutrition: A Systematic Review of the Evidence Linking Food Insecurity and Mental Health in Developing Countries. Ecology of Food and Nutrition, 48(4), 263-284. doi:10.1080/03670240903001167.

Emerging Diseases and Globalization

Anderson-Fye, E. P. (2004). A "Coca-Cola" shape: cultural change, body image, and eating disorders in San Andres, Belize. Culture, medicine and psychiatry, 28(4), 561-595.

Armelagos, George J., Brown, Peter J., & Turner, Bethany. (2005). Evolutionary, historical and political economic perspectives on health and disease. Social Science & Medicine, 61(4), 755-765. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2004.08.066.

Barrett, Ronald, Kuzawa, Christopher W., McDade, Thomas, & Armelagos, George J. (1998). Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases: The Third Epidemiologic Transition. Annual Review of Anthropology, 27, 247-271. doi:10.2307/223371.

Castro, A., & Farmer, P. (2005). Understanding and addressing AIDS-related stigma: from anthropological theory to clinical practice in Haiti. American Journal of Public Health, 95(1), 53-59. doi:10.2105/ajph.2003.028563.

Eisenberg, Joseph N. S., Cevallos, William, Ponce, Karina, Levy, Karen, Bates, Sarah J., Scott, James C., . . . Trostle, James. (2006). Environmental change and infectious disease: How new roads affect the transmission of diarrheal pathogens in rural Ecuador. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 103(51), 19460-19465. doi:10.1073/pnas.0609431104.

Farmer, Paul. (2001). Infections and inequalities: the modern plagues (1st paperback printing, 2001. ed.). Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press. ISBN: 0520215443.

Loue, Sana. (1998). Handbook of immigrant health: Plenum Press. ISBN: 0306459590.

Manderson, Lenore, Aagaard-Hansen, Jens, Allotey, Pascale, Gyapong, Margaret, & Sommerfeld, Johannes. (2009). Social Research on Neglected Diseases of Poverty: Continuing and Emerging Themes. PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 3(2), e332. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0000332.

McDade, Thomas. (2009). Beyond the gradient: An integrative anthropological perspective on social stratification, stress, and health. In Catherine Panter-Brick & Agustin Fuentes (Eds.), Health, risk, and adversity (pp. 209-235). New York: Berghahn Books. ISBN: 9781845454555.

McDade, Thomas W. (2005). The ecologies of human immune fuction. Annual Review of Anthropology, 34(1), 495-521. doi:doi:10.1146/annurev.anthro.34.081804.120348.

Mendenhall, Emily, Seligman, Rebecca A., Fernandez, Alicia, & Jacobs, Elizabeth A. (2010). Speaking through Diabetes: Rethinking the Significance of Lay Discourses on Diabetes. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 24(2), 220-239. doi:10.1111/j.1548-1387.2010.01098.x.

Panter-Brick, Catherine, & Fuentes, Agustin (Eds.). (2009). Health, risk, and adversity: Berghahn Books. ISBN: 9781845454555.

Stinson, Sara. (2000). Human biology: an evolutionary and biocultural perspective: Wiley. ISBN: 0471316164.

Trevathan, Wenda, Smith, Euclid O., & McKenna, James J. (2008). Evolutionary medicine and health: new perspectives. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780195307061.

Wiley, Andrea S. (2004). An ecology of high-altitude infancy: a biocultural perspective: New York. ISBN: 0521830001.

Wiley, Andrea S., & Allen, John S. (2009). Medical anthropology: a biocultural approach: Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780195308822.

Williams, Holly Ann, & Jones, Caroline O. H. (2004). A critical review of behavioral issues related to malaria control in sub-Saharan Africa:: what contributions have social scientists made? Social Science & Medicine, 59(3), 501-523. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2003.11.010.

Worthman, C. M., & Costello, E. J. (2009). Tracking biocultural pathways in population health: the value of biomarkers. Annals of Human Biology, 36(3), 281-297. doi:10.1080/03014460902832934.

Worthman, Carol M., & Kohrt, Brandon. (2005). Receding horizons of health: biocultural approaches to public health paradoxes. Social Science & Medicine, 61(4), 861-878. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2004.08.052.

Genetics, Race, Experience

Fassin, Didier. (2008). The embodied past. From paranoid style to politics of memory in South Africa. Social Anthropology, 16(3), 312-328. doi:10.1111/j.1469-8676.2008.00045.x.

Goodman, Alan H. (2000). Why genes don't count (for racial differences in health). American Journal of Public Health, 90(11), 1699-1702.

Gravlee, Clarence C. (2009). How race becomes biology: Embodiment of social inequality. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 139(1), 47-57. doi:10.1002/ajpa.20983.

Gravlee, Clarence C., Non, Amy L., & Mulligan, Connie J. (2009). Genetic Ancestry, Social Classification, and Racial Inequalities in Blood Pressure in Southeastern Puerto Rico. PLoS ONE, 4(9), e6821. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0006821.

Hertzman, Clyde, & Boyce, Tom. (2010). How Experience Gets Under the Skin to Create Gradients in Developmental Health. Annual Review of Public Health, 31(1), 329-347. doi:doi:10.1146/annurev.publhealth.012809.103538.

Kleinman, A. (2000). The violence of everyday life: the multiple forms and dynamics of social violence. In Veena Das (Ed.), Violence and subjectivity (pp. 226-241): University of California Press. ISBN: 0520216075.

Leslie, Charles M., Nichter, Mark , & Lock, Margaret M. (2002). New horizons in medical anthropology : essays in honour of Charles Leslie. London: New York. ISBN: 0415277930.

Stinson, Sara. (2000). Human biology: an evolutionary and biocultural perspective: Wiley. ISBN: 0471316164.

Trevathan, Wenda, Smith, Euclid O., & McKenna, James J. (2008). Evolutionary medicine and health: new perspectives. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780195307061.

Whitmarsh, Ian, & Jones, David S. (2010). What's the use of race? Modern governance and the biology of difference: MIT Press. ISBN: 9780262514248.

Inequality and Psychosocial Stress

Adler, Nancy E., & Stewart, Judith. (2010). Health disparities across the lifespan: Meaning, methods, and mechanisms. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1186(1), 5-23. doi:10.1111/j.1749-6632.2009.05337.x.

Armelagos, George J., Brown, Peter J., & Turner, Bethany. (2005). Evolutionary, historical and political economic perspectives on health and disease. Social Science & Medicine, 61(4), 755-765. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2004.08.066.

Dressler, William W. (2004). Culture and the risk of disease. British Medical Bulletin, 69(1), 21-31. doi:10.1093/bmb/ldh020.

Dressler, WilliamW, Balieiro, MauroC, Ribeiro, RosaneP, & Santos, JoséErnestoDos. (2007). Cultural consonance and psychological distress: examining the associations in multiple cultural domains. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 31(2), 195-224. doi:10.1007/s11013-007-9046-2.

Eggerman, Mark, & Panter-Brick, Catherine. (2010). Suffering, hope, and entrapment: Resilience and cultural values in Afghanistan. Social Science & Medicine, 71(1), 71-83. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.03.023.

Farmer, Paul. (2001). Infections and inequalities: the modern plagues (1st paperback printing, 2001. ed.). Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press. ISBN: 0520215443.

Gravlee, Clarence C. (2009). How race becomes biology: Embodiment of social inequality. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 139(1), 47-57. doi:10.1002/ajpa.20983.

Hadley, Craig, & Wutich, Amber. (2009). Experience-based Measures of Food and Water Security: Biocultural Approaches to Grounded Measures of Insecurity. Human Organization, 68(4), 451-460.

Krieger, Nancy, & Davey Smith, George. (2004). “Bodies Count,” and Body Counts: Social Epidemiology and Embodying Inequality. Epidemiologic Reviews, 26(1), 92-103. doi:10.1093/epirev/mxh009.

Marmot, Michael. Achieving health equity: from root causes to fair outcomes. The Lancet, 370(9593), 1153-1163. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(07)61385-3.

McDade, Thomas. (2009). Beyond the gradient: An integrative anthropological perspective on social stratification, stress, and health. In Catherine Panter-Brick & Agustin Fuentes (Eds.), Health, risk, and adversity (pp. 209-235). New York: Berghahn Books. ISBN: 9781845454555.

McDade, Thomas W. (2005). The ecologies of human immune fuction. Annual Review of Anthropology, 34(1), 495-521. doi:doi:10.1146/annurev.anthro.34.081804.120348.

Mendenhall, Emily, Seligman, Rebecca A., Fernandez, Alicia, & Jacobs, Elizabeth A. (2010). Speaking through Diabetes: Rethinking the Significance of Lay Discourses on Diabetes. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 24(2), 220-239. doi:10.1111/j.1548-1387.2010.01098.x.

Nichter, M. (1981). Idioms of distress: alternatives in the expression of psychosocial distress: a case study from South India. Cult Med Psychiatry, 5(4), 379-408.

Oths, Kathryn S. (1999). Debilidad: A Biocultural Assessment of an Embodied Andean Illness. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 13(3), 286-315. doi:10.1525/maq.1999.13.3.286.

Panter-Brick, Catherine, & Fuentes, Agustin (Eds.). (2009). Health, risk, and adversity: Berghahn Books. ISBN: 9781845454555.

Panter-Brick, Catherine, & Worthman, C. M. (1999). Hormones, health, and behavior: a socio-ecological and lifespan perspective: New York. ISBN: 0521573327.

Rebhun, L. A. (1994). Swallowing Frogs: Anger and Illness in Northeast Brazil. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 8(4), 360-382. doi:10.2307/649086.

Sapolsky, Robert M. (2005). The Influence of Social Hierarchy on Primate Health. Science, 308(5722), 648-652. doi:10.1126/science.1106477.

Tapias, Maria. (2006). Emotions and the Intergenerational Embodiment of Social Suffering in Rural Bolivia. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 20(3), 399-415. doi:10.1525/maq.2006.20.3.399.

Wilkinson, Richard G. (2006). The impact of inequality. Social Research, 73(2), 711-732.

Worthman, C. M., & Costello, E. J. (2009). Tracking biocultural pathways in population health: the value of biomarkers. Annals of Human Biology, 36(3), 281-297. doi:10.1080/03014460902832934.

Mental Health, Neuroanthropology

Choudhury, Suparna, Nagel, Saskia Kathi, & Slaby, Jan. (2009). Critical Neuroscience: Linking Neuroscience and Society through Critical Practice. BioSocieties, 4(01), 61-77. doi:doi:10.1017/S1745855209006437.

Das, Veena. (2000). Violence and subjectivity: University of California Press. ISBN: 0520216075.

Downey, Greg. (2010). ‘Practice without theory’: a neuroanthropological perspective on embodied learning. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 16, S22-S40. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9655.2010.01608.x.

Dressler, WilliamW, Balieiro, MauroC, Ribeiro, RosaneP, & Santos, JoséErnestoDos. (2007). Cultural consonance and psychological distress: examining the associations in multiple cultural domains. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 31(2), 195-224. doi:10.1007/s11013-007-9046-2.

Dumit, Joseph. (2003). Is It Me or My Brain? Depression and Neuroscientific Facts. Journal of Medical Humanities, 24(1-2), 35-47. doi:10.1023/A:1021353631347.

Eggerman, Mark, & Panter-Brick, Catherine. (2010). Suffering, hope, and entrapment: Resilience and cultural values in Afghanistan. Social Science & Medicine, 71(1), 71-83. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.03.023.

Hacking, Ian. (2000). Madness: biological or constructed? The social construction of what? (1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed., pp. 100-124). Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press. ISBN: 0674004124.

Hay, M. Cameron. (2009). Anxiety, Remembering, and Agency: Biocultural Insights for Understanding Sasaks' Responses to Illness. Ethos, 37(1), 1-31. doi:10.1111/j.1548-1352.2009.01029.x.

Hertzman, Clyde, & Boyce, Tom. (2010). How Experience Gets Under the Skin to Create Gradients in Developmental Health. Annual Review of Public Health, 31(1), 329-347. doi:doi:10.1146/annurev.publhealth.012809.103538.

Ikels, Charlotte. (1998). The Experience of Dementia in China. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 22(3), 257-283. doi:10.1023/A:1005399215185.

Kohrt, Brandon A. (2005). “Somatization” and “Comorbidity”: A Study of Jhum-Jhum and Depression in Rural Nepal. Ethos, 33(1), 125-147. doi:10.1525/eth.2005.33.1.125.

Kontos, Pia C., & Naglie, Gary. (2009). Tacit knowledge of caring and embodied selfhood. Sociology of Health & Illness, 31(5), 688-704. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9566.2009.01158.x.

Leibing, Annette Cohen Lawrence. (2006). Thinking about dementia: culture, loss, and the anthropology of senility: Rutgers University Press. ISBN: 0813538025.

Lende, Daniel H. (2005). Wanting and Drug Use: A Biocultural Approach to the Analysis of Addiction. Ethos, 33(1), 100-124. doi:10.1525/eth.2005.33.1.100.

Pescosolido, B. A., Gardner, C. B., & Lubell, K. M. (1998). How people get into mental health services: stories of choice, coercion and "muddling through" from "first-timers". Soc Sci Med, 46(2), 275-286.

Ross, Don. (2010). What is addiction? : MIT Press. ISBN: 9780262513111.

Seligman, R., & Kirmayer, L. J. (2008). Dissociative experience and cultural neuroscience: narrative, metaphor and mechanism. Cult Med Psychiatry, 32(1), 31-64. doi:10.1007/s11013-007-9077-8.

Tapias, Maria. (2006). Emotions and the Intergenerational Embodiment of Social Suffering in Rural Bolivia. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 20(3), 399-415. doi:10.1525/maq.2006.20.3.399.

Weaver, Lesley Jo, & Hadley, Craig. (2009). Moving Beyond Hunger and Nutrition: A Systematic Review of the Evidence Linking Food Insecurity and Mental Health in Developing Countries. Ecology of Food and Nutrition, 48(4), 263-284. doi:10.1080/03670240903001167.

Worthman, Carol M. (2009). Habits of the heart: Life history and the developmental neuroendocrinology of emotion. American Journal of Human Biology, 21(6), 772-781. doi:10.1002/ajhb.20966.

Methods

Adler, Nancy E., & Stewart, Judith. (2010). Health disparities across the lifespan: Meaning, methods, and mechanisms. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1186(1), 5-23. doi:10.1111/j.1749-6632.2009.05337.x.

Gravlee, Clarence C., Kennedy, David P., Godoy, Ricardo, & Leonard, William R. (2009). Methods for Collecting Panel Data: What Can Cultural Anthropology Learn from Other Disciplines? Journal of Anthropological Research, 65(3), 453-483. doi:10.2307/25608226.

Hadley, Craig, & Wutich, Amber. (2009). Experience-based Measures of Food and Water Security: Biocultural Approaches to Grounded Measures of Insecurity. Human Organization, 68(4), 451-460.

Hruschka, D. J. (2009). Culture as an explanation in population health. Annals of Human Biology, 36(3), 235-247. doi:10.1080/03014460902852593.

Limón, José E. (1989). Carne, carnales, and the carnivalesque: Bakhtinian batos, disorder, and narrative discourses. American Ethnologist, 16(3), 471-486. doi:10.1525/ae.1989.16.3.02a00040.

Sargent, Carolyn Fishel, & Johnson, Thomas M. (Eds.). (1996). Medical anthropology: contemporary theory and method (Rev. ed.). Westport, Conn.: Praeger. ISBN: 0275952657

Worthman, C. M., & Costello, E. J. (2009). Tracking biocultural pathways in population health: the value of biomarkers. Annals of Human Biology, 36(3), 281-297. doi:10.1080/03014460902832934.

Reproductive Health

Ginsburg, Faye D. , & Reiter, Rayna R. (1995). Conceiving the new world order: the global politics of reproduction. Berkeley: University of California Press. ISBN: 0520089138.

Inhorn, Marcia Claire, & Balen, Frank van. (2002). Infertility around the globe: new thinking on childlessness, gender, and reproductive technologies: University of California Press. ISBN: 0520231082.

Lende, Daniel H., & Lachiondo, Alicia. (2009). Embodiment and Breast Cancer Among African American Women. Qualitative Health Research, 19(2), 216-228. doi:10.1177/1049732308328162.

McDade, Thomas. (2009). Beyond the gradient: An integrative anthropological perspective on social stratification, stress, and health. In Catherine Panter-Brick & Agustin Fuentes (Eds.), Health, risk, and adversity (pp. 209-235). New York: Berghahn Books. ISBN: 9781845454555.

Oths, Kathryn S. (1999). Debilidad: A Biocultural Assessment of an Embodied Andean Illness. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 13(3), 286-315. doi:10.1525/maq.1999.13.3.286.

Piperata, Barbara Ann. (2008). Forty days and forty nights: A biocultural perspective on postpartum practices in the Amazon. Social Science & Medicine, 67(7), 1094-1103. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2008.05.031.

Smith-Oka, Vania. (2009). Unintended consequences: Exploring the tensions between development programs and indigenous women in Mexico in the context of reproductive health. Social Science & Medicine, 68(11), 2069-2077. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.03.026.

Tapias, Maria. (2006). Emotions and the Intergenerational Embodiment of Social Suffering in Rural Bolivia. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 20(3), 399-415. doi:10.1525/maq.2006.20.3.399.

Wiley, Andrea S. (2004). An ecology of high-altitude infancy: a biocultural perspective: New York. ISBN: 0521830001.

Wiley, Andrea S., & Allen, John S. (2009). Medical anthropology: a biocultural approach: Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780195308822.

More Readings

Briggs, Charles L. (2003). Why Nation-States and Journalists Can't Teach People to Be Healthy: Power and Pragmatic Miscalculation in Public Discourses on Health. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 17(3), 287-321. doi:10.2307/3655387.

Brown, Peter J., Inhorn, Marcia Claire, & Smith, Daniel J. (1996). Disease, ecology, and human behavior. In Carolyn Fishel Sargent & Thomas M. Johnson (Eds.), Medical anthropology: contemporary theory and method (Rev. ed., pp. 183-218). Westport, Conn.: Praeger. ISBN: 0275952657.

Castaneda, H., Nichter, M., Nichter, M., & Muramoto, M. (2010). Enabling and sustaining the activities of lay health influencers: lessons from a community-based tobacco cessation intervention study. Health Promot Pract, 11(4), 483-492. doi:10.1177/1524839908318288.

Chavez, Leo R., McMullin, Juliet M., Mishra, Shiraz I., & Hubbell, F. Allan. (2001). Beliefs Matter: Cultural Beliefs and the Use of Cervical Cancer-Screening Tests. American Anthropologist, 103(4), 1114-1129. doi:10.1525/aa.2001.103.4.1114.

Farmer, Paul, Léandre, Fernet, Mukherjee, Joia S., Claude, Marie Sidonise, Nevil, Patrice, Smith-Fawzi, Mary C., . . . Kim, Jim Yong. (2001). Community-based approaches to HIV treatment in resource-poor settings. The Lancet, 358(9279), 404-409. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(01)05550-7.

Finkler, Kaja. (1994). Sacred Healing and Biomedicine Compared. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 8(2), 178-197. doi:10.1525/maq.1994.8.2.02a00030.

Garcia, Angela. (2008). The Elegiac Addict: History, Chronicity, and the Melancholic Subject. Cultural Anthropology, 23(4), 718-746. doi:10.1111/j.1548-1360.2008.00024.x.

Geest, Sjaak van der, & Whyte, Susan Reynolds. (1989). The Charm of Medicines: Metaphors and Metonyms. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 3(4), 345-367. doi:10.2307/649419.

Good, Byron. (1994). Medicine, rationality, and experience : an anthropological perspective: New York. ISBN: 0521415586.

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