Arthur Kleinman

in Writing at the Margin

Published by University of California Press

Published in print August 1997 | ISBN: 9780520209657
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520919471 | DOI:

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This introductory chapter discusses medical anthropology, which is considered to be at the margins of both medicine and anthropology; reviews the author's previous work on medical anthropology; and identifies several discontinuities and continuities. It also briefly describes the following eight chapters, which are concerned with the experience of suffering.

Keywords: anthropology; medicine; experience of suffering

Chapter.  7178 words. 

Subjects: Medical Anthropology

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