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The Pharmaceutical Studies Reader (Wiley Blackwell Readers in Anthropology)


The Pharmaceutical Studies Reader is an engaging survey of the field that brings together provocative, multi-disciplinary scholarship examining the interplay of medical science, clinical practice, consumerism, and the healthcare marketplace.

  • Draws on anthropological, historical, and sociological approaches to explore the social life of pharmaceuticals with special emphasis on their production, circulation, and consumption
  • Covers topics such as the role of drugs in shaping taxonomies of…

The Pharmaceutical Studies Reader

Pub Date : 2015-05-11 | Author : Sergio Sismondo | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781118488836
ISBN 13 : 1118488830

The Pharmaceutical Studies Reader is an engaging survey of the field that brings together provocative, multi-disciplinary scholarship examining the interplay of medical science, cl..


Drugs For Life

Pub Date : 2012-09-03 | Author : Joseph Dumit | Publisher : Duke University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780822348719
ISBN 13 : 0822348713

Joseph Dumit argues that underlying Americans' burgeoning consumption of prescription drugs and the skyrocketing cost of healthcare is a relatively new perception of ourselves as i..


A Reader In Medical Anthropology

Pub Date : 2010-04-05 | Author : Byron J. Good | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781405183154
ISBN 13 : 1405183152

A Reader in Medical Anthropology: Theoretical Trajectories, Emergent Realities brings together articles from the key theoretical approaches in the field of medical anthropology as ..


Global Assemblages

Pub Date : 2008-04-30 | Author : Aihwa Ong | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9780470695814
ISBN 13 : 0470695811

Provides an exciting approach to some of the most contentious issues in discussions around globalization—bioscientific research, neoliberalism, governance—from the perspective ..


A Companion To Latin American Anthropology

Pub Date : 2008-05-19 | Author : Deborah Poole | Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105131708179
ISBN 13 :

Comprised of 24 newly commissioned chapters, this defining reference volume on Latin America introduces English-language readers to the debates, traditions, and sensibilities that ..


Law And Anthropology

Pub Date : 2004-09-17 | Author : Sally F. Moore | Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN 10 : 1405102276
ISBN 13 : 9781405102278

This Reader offers a remarkable overview of the field of law and anthropology: its development, present, and potential future courses. Edited by a preeminent anthropologist, lawyer..


The Anthropology Of Development And Globalization

Pub Date : 2005-01-14 | Author : Marc Edelman | Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN 10 : 0631228799
ISBN 13 : 9780631228790

The Anthropology of Development and Globalization is a collection of readings that provides an unprecedented overview of this field that ranges from the field’s classical origins..


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