Medical Anthropology Resources


Core Texts

Good, B.J., Fischer, M.M.J., Willen, S.S., Good, M.-J.V.D. (2010) A reader in medical anthropology: theoretical trajectories, emergent realities. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Hahn, R. (Ed.). (1999) Anthropology in public health: bridging differences in culture and society. New York: Oxford University Press.

Helman, C.G. (2007) Culture, health and illness. London: Hodder Arnold.

MacLachlan, M. (2006) Culture and health: a critical perspective towards global health. Chichester: Wiley.

Moore, R., McLean, S. (Eds.) (2010) Folk healing and health care practices in Britain and Ireland: stethoscopes, wands and crystals. Oxford: Berghahn.


Social Science & Medicine -

Medicine Anthropology Theory -

Medical Anthropology Quarterly -

Medical Anthropology: Cross-Cultural Studies in Health and Illness -

Links to Other Medical Anthropology Networks

European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) Medical Anthropology Network -

Society for Medical Anthropology -

Social Pathologies of Contemporary Civilisation -

Edinburgh Medical Anthropology -

Medical Anthropology at Home (MAAH) -