By Merrill Singer
- Features the newest ethnographic study from around the globe concerning the a number of affects of our surroundings on health and wellbeing and of societies on their environments
- Includes contributions from foreign clinical anthropologists, conservationists, environmental specialists, public overall healthiness execs, well-being clinicians, and different social scientists
- Analyzes the stipulations of cultural and social transformation that accompany environmental and ecological affects in all parts of the world
- Offers serious views on theoretical and methodological developments within the anthropology of environmental well-being, in addition to destiny instructions within the field
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A Companion to the Anthropology of Environmental Health (Wiley Blackwell Companions to Anthropology) by Merrill Singer