5 steps to how anthropology of medicine came to be (3 are review, 1 is today's lecture, 1 is
Rivers, Golden Age of medicine
Young, historical development, doubt Medicine, search for alternatives, possibility
that rituals and ceremonies in other cultures can be medicine
Medical anthropology in 1970s by doctors for doctors, Kleinman, born out of clinical
encounters for clinical encounters
1980's, emergence of anthro of medicine, reaction of ethnographers of medicine
against the arrival or med. anthro
Emergence of Anthro of Med.
Margaret Locke and Nancy Scheper-Hughes
To integrate aspects of anthro discourse on the body into current work in medical
Believe Kleinman has reduced anthro to a servant of his clinically oriented med.
The experience of suffering is the definition of the human
So it's the quintessence of anthro
The human condition does no vary across culture then
Significant before it teaches physicians that there are different