Sökning: "medical anthropology"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 38 avhandlingar innehållade orden medical anthropology.

  1. 1. Santería healing in Cuba

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : Socialantropologiska institutionen, Göteborgs Universitet

    Författare :Johan Wedel; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2002]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; Cuba; Santería; Afro-Cuba; religious healing; medical anthropology; medicine; rituals;

    Sammanfattning : In Cuba, from the early twentieth century up until today, the Afro-Cuban religious tradition santería has stood for health, protection, and a meaningful life for many Cubans. Santería, which has its roots in Africa and the religious beliefs of the Yoruba slaves, is currently flourishing, with both Cubans and foreigners turning to it for help in instances of ill-health. LÄS MER

  2. 2. In Search of the State An Ethnography of Public Service Provision in Urban Niger

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Gabriella Körling; Sten Hagberg; Christian Lund; Mathieu Hilgers; [2011]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; the state; public services; healthcare; education; development; Niamey; Niger; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Sammanfattning : This study explores public health and education provision in Niamey, the capital of Niger, by merging the ethnographic study of public services with an anthropological analysis of the state and of local politics. Based on anthropological fieldwork carried out in a group of neighbourhoods in the periphery of Niamey, the study highlights the political dimensions of public service provision in a local arena where international development interventions and national plans meet local realities and where a wide range of actors and institutions, dis-courses, meanings, and practices are mobilized in the offering of and the regulation of access to public services. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Tinkering Care Moves Senior Home Care in Practice

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology

    Författare :Peter A. Lutz; Mats Utas; Klaus Lindgaard Hoeyer; [2016]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; care moves; tinkering; senior home care; Sweden; United States; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Sciences; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Etnologi; Ethnology; Health Care Research; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Human-Computer Interaction; Människa-dator interaktion; Medical Informatics; Medicinsk informatik;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation builds on the current anthropological studies of care relations in practice. It draws inspiration from science and technology studies (STS) and postfeminist technoscience. A qualitative ethnographic approach grounds the empirical data collection and analysis. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Överdosens antropologi : en kontextuell studie

    Detta är en avhandling från Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Författare :Eva-Malin Antoniusson; [2003]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; overdose; drug users; retrospective ritualization; national insurance; Social problems and welfare; Sociala problem; social välfärd; socialförsäkring;

    Sammanfattning : The central theme of this thesis is the nature of heavy drug overdose and its social consequences. The aim of the study is to provide a nuanced ethnographic interpretation on the phenomenon concerning drug overdose, especially among drug users using injections as the principle means of administering the drugs. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Pregnoscape Den gravida kroppen som arena för motstridiga perspektiv på risk, kön och medicinsk teknik

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Författare :Birgitta Hellmark Lindgren; Hugh Beach; Birgitta Meurling; Marja-Liisa Honkasalo; [2006]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Cultural anthropology; Sweden; pregnancy; cesarean section; birth; reproduction; risk; gender; medical technology; medical anthropology; homebirth; ultrasound scan; pregnancy test; body; maternity care; screening; Kulturantropologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Sammanfattning : Pregnancy and birth are not only physiological processes but also socially and culturally organized events. Pregnancy is an individual experience as well as the focus of collective concerns and values. LÄS MER