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ANTHROP 3HI3 Study Guide - Final Guide: Structural Violence, Cholera


Department
Anthropology
Course Code
ANTHROP 3HI3
Professor
Priscilla Medeiros
Study Guide
Final

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Interpretivist Approach
Medical Approach
Epidemiological Approach
Focuses on studying illness
and healing as a set of
symbols and meanings
Examines how people in
different cultures label,
describe and experience
illness
Focuses on how structural
factors (e.g. the global
political economy and social
inequality) affect the health
sste, icludig people’s
health status and access to
care
Focuses on identifying disease
risk factors based on how,
when and where they occur
Examines the complex
interaction among individual
(e.g. intrapersonal), social,
and environmental (e.g.
health/social policies)
AIDS = sent-sickness (not
biomedical)
- General consensus
mo-sida (sent sida)
- Rely on culture,
culture expresses
blame
- label:
- Describe
- Experience
Haiti: sympathize
Western: blame
NATIONAL STRUCTURE
Structural violence
Access
HIV outbreak
Started in Haiti spread
Blame Haiti
Bad blood (Move-sans)
- Manno vs. Boy
Duvalier
Infrastructure
Hospitals = capital
Earthquake
Cholera
Nepalese
Blame Haiti
Native vs. Foreign (Moun-vini
vs. Moun-Kay)
- Anita: why her?
- Manno: easy blame
GLOBAL STRUCTURE
Access
Farer’s writig eplais the
background information of
the Haitian culture to provide
background on why the
patients feel this way
WHO: drugs are too
expensive, never even looked
into patents
PATENT dropped prices 90%
Ki: we ol talk of
shortages when it has to do
with iorities
Symbols (Social Body)
Body Politic
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