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Published April, 2017
By P. Wenzel Geissler and Catherine Molyneux
Publisher: Berghahn Books
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Medical research has been central to biomedicine in Africa for over a century, and Africa, along with other tropical areas, has been crucial to the development of medical science.

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Published April, 2017
By David Prendergast and Chiara Garattini
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This book explores the key themes of social media, robotics, chronic disease and dementia management, care-giving, gaming, migration and data inheritance.

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Published January, 2017
By Jonathan Taee
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In Bhutan, medical patients engage a variety of healing practices to seek cures for their ailments. The Patient Multiple delves into the context of patients' daily lives and decision-making processes, showing how these unique mountain cultures are finding paths to health among a changing and multifaceted medical topography.

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Published November, 2016
By Janet Chrzan and John Brett
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Biocultural and archaeological research on food, past and present, often relies on very specific, precise, methods for data collection and analysis. These are presented here in a broad-based review.

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Published November, 2016
By Janet Chrzan and John Brett
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This volume provides in-depth analysis and comprehensive review of methods necessary to design, plan, implement and analyze public health programming related to food and nutrition using anthropological best practices.

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Published October, 2016
By Alexandra Widmer and Veronika Lipphardt
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In this volume, contributors follow physicians, demographers, nutrition experts, physical anthropologists, colonial agents, military officials and missionaries in colonies all over the globe, with specific attention to how they tried to sort out pressing health problems of populations they perceived to be diverse.

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Published October, 2016
By Aditya Bharadwaj
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The book examines the causes and consequences of infertility and the rapid proliferation of new reproductive technologies in 'modern India'. The book emerges from an ethnographic inquiry that explains how assisted conception, as a means of bypassing infertility, is being accommodated, understood and used in India today.

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Published October, 2016
By Beata Switek
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Based on seventeen months of ethnographic research among Indonesian eldercare workers in Japan, this book is the first ethnography to research Indonesian care workers' relationships with the cared-for elderly, their Japanese colleagues and their employers.

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Published October, 2016
By Janet Chrzan and John Brett
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These volumes offer a comprehensive reference for students and established scholars interested in food and nutrition research in Nutritional and Biological Anthropology, Archaeology, Socio-Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology, Food Studies and Applied Public Health.

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Published October, 2016
By Zsuzsa Berend
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Zsuzsa Berend presents a methodologically innovative ethnography of the surrogacy support website in the United States. The Online World of Surrogacy documents collective meaning-making practices that unfold online, and explores their practical, emotional, and moral implications.

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