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Consuming Technologies

Gay Becker

in The Elusive Embryo: How Women and Men Approach New Reproductive Technologies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520224308
eISBN:
9780520925243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224308.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter explores how reproductive technologies embody cultural phenomena and become entwined with people's lives. It examines technologies designed to bring about conception from the perspective ... More


Oliver Osborne: African American Nurse-Anthropologist Pioneer

Bertin M. Louis

in The Second Generation of African American Pioneers in Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042027
eISBN:
9780252050763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042027.003.0012
Subject:
History, African-American History

Osborne developed an interest in the burgeoning anthropological subdiscipline of medical anthropology and conducted his dissertation research in Nigeria, focusing on traditional African health care ... More


Screening and Treatment Programs in Practice

Samiha El Katsha

in Gender, Behavior, and Health: Schistosomiasis Transmission and Control in Rural Egypt

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774247286
eISBN:
9781617970245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774247286.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Residents viewed schistosomiasis as a disease best diagnosed and treated through the biomedical system, and largely through public facilities under the aegis of the MOH Schistosomiasis Control ... More


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