Medical Anthropology, a journal dedicated to publishing papers that examine human behavior, social life and health in an anthropological context, has recently made available a number of articles published since the inception of the journal in 1977. The journal provides a global forum for inquiring into and elucidating the social and cultural, ideational, contextual, structural and institutional factors that pattern disease, shape experiences of illness and wellbeing, and inform the organization of and access to treatments.
Childbirth and Midwifery on a Guatemalan Finca: Sheila Cosminsky
The Biocultural Approach in Nutritional Anthropology: Case Studies of Malnutrition in Mali: Katherine A. Dettwyler
Discourse, Daño, and Healing in North Coastal Peru: Bonnie Glass-Coffin
Bonesetting and Radiography in the Southern Maya Highlands: Servando Z. Hinojosa
Do Notions of Risk Inform Patient Choice? Lessons from a Study of Prenatal Genetic Counseling: Linda M. Hunt, Heide Castañeda and Katherine B. De Voogd
The Ecobiopolitics of Space Biomedicine: Valerie A. Olson
“Public Health” for whose Benefit? Multiple Discourses on Malaria in Sri Lanka: Kalinga Tudor Silva