Unformatted text preview: concepts and give examples illustrating at least 2 of them from your readings this week. 2. On what basis does Foster categorize and compare two major types of healing systems? How do social relationships, blame, and responsibility figure into these 2 types of ethnomedical systems? Is one type of system regularly kinder to the victim of disease than the other? 3. Medical anthropologists often strive to contribute knowledge about a particular community to public health experts who aim to improve that community’s health. How does Rivkin-Fish demonstrate that health development work is shaped by both the cultural knowledge of the local community, and the cultural knowledge of the public health experts? How does she characterize the role and stance of the anthropologist?...
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- Spring '08
- Anthropology, public health experts, Peter Brown, Non-Western Medical Systems