Disease and Social Diversity (Heftet)

The European Impact on the Health of Non-Europeans


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 1996
Antall sider: 220
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780195108699
Kategori: Helse- og sosialfag , Sosialantropologi , Sosialøkonomi og Naturvitenskap
Omtale Disease and Social Diversity
This book is based upon a series of historical and contemporary comparative studies of the disease experience of indigenous peoples in North America and Oceania as a result of their contact with, and domination by, Europeans. It argues that this experience, while similar in ,any ways, has been highly variable, the variations depending upon the nature of the Europeans and the policies they pursued, as well as on the culture and social organisation of the indigenous peoples themselves.

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