Introductory Texts

Baer, Hans, Merrill Singer, and Ida Susser (eds.). 1997. Medical Anthropology and the World System A Critical Perspective. Westport: Bergin Garvey.

Brown, Peter and Ron Barrett (eds.). 2010. Understanding and Applying Medical Anthropology. Boston a.o.: MacGraw Hill.

Dilger, Hansjörg and Bernhard Hadolt. 2012. Medizinethnologie. In: Bettina Beer und Hans Fischer (eds.). Ethnologie. Einführung und Überblick. Pp. 309-329. Berlin: Reimer.

Ember, Carol and Melvin Ember (eds.). 2003. Encyclopedia of Medical Anthropology. Health and Illness in the World’s Cultures. New York a.o.: Kluwer Academic/Plenum.

Good, Byron. 1994. Medicine, Rationality, and Experience. An Anthropological Perspective. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Good, Byron et al. 2010. A Reader in Medical Anthropology. Theoretical Trajectories/Emergent Realities. New York: Wiley.

Greifeld, Katarina (ed.). 2003. Ritual und Heilung: eine Einführung in die Medizinethnologie. Berlin: Reimer.

Hahn, Robert. 1995. Sickness and Healing. An Anthropological Perspective. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Helman, Cecil. 2000. Culture, Health and Illness. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann.

Inhorn, Marcia and Emily Wentzell (eds.). 2012. Medical Anthropology at the Intersections. Histories, Activisms, and Futures. Durham a.o.: Duke University Press.

Janzen, John (eds.). 2001. The Social Fabric of Health. An Introduction to Medical Anthropology. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Kleinman, Arthur, Veena Das, and Margaret Lock (eds.). 1997. Social Suffering. Berkeley: The University of California Press.

Kleinman, Arthur. 1980. Patients and Healers in the Context of Culture. An Exploration of the Borderland between Anthropology, Medicine and Psychiatry. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Kleinman, Arthur 1995. Writing at the Margin. Discourses between Anthropology and Medicine. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Lindenbaum, Shirley and Margaret Lock (eds.). 1993. Knowledge, Power and Praxis: The Anthropology of Medicine and Everyday Life. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Lux, Thomas (ed.). 2003. Kulturelle Dimensionen der Medizin. Ethnomedizin – Medizinethnologie – Medical Anthropology. Berlin: Dietrich Reimer Verlag.

Manderson, Lenore, Elizabeth Cartwright, and Anita Hardon. 2016. The Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology. New York: Routledge.

McElroy, Ann and Patricia Townsend. 1996. Medical Anthropology in Ecological Perspective. Boulder a.o.: Westview.

Nichter, Mark and Margaret Lock (eds.). 2002. New Horizons in Medical Anthropology. Essays in Honour of Charles Leslie. London: Routledge.

Sargent, Carolyn und Thomas Johnson (eds.). 1996. Handbook of Medical Anthropology. Contemporary Theory and Method. Westport: Greenwood.

Whyte, Susan Reynolds, Sjaak van der Geest und Anita Hardon. 2002. Social Lives of Medicines. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.