THINK PIECE: Reflecting on Medical Anthropology in Aotearoa New Zealand

Health, Culture and Society

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Title THINK PIECE: Reflecting on Medical Anthropology in Aotearoa New Zealand
 
Creator Trundle, C.
 
Subject anthropology; medical anthropology
Medical Anthropology; New Zealand; Neoliberal Reform; Healthcare; Ethics; Indigenous Health; Culture and Illness
 
Description In considering what makes New Zealand unique for medical anthropological focus, this think piece sets out four themes. These reflect New Zealand’s particular historical, political, social and cultural landscape, and reveal the relevance of local scholarship for wider global debates about health. By tracing the neoliberal reform of state healthcare, indigenous approaches to wellbeing, local cultural practices of health, and the complex ethics involved in health and illness, this paper spotlights the opportunities that New Zealand medical anthropology affords us for addressing the important health and wellbeing challenges that we face today.
 
Publisher University Library System, University of Pittsburgh
 
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Date 2017-12-08
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://hcs.pitt.edu/ojs/index.php/hcs/article/view/241
10.5195/hcs.2017.241
 
Source Health, Culture and Society; Perspectives II; 81-89
2161-6590
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://hcs.pitt.edu/ojs/index.php/hcs/article/view/241/285
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2017 Health, Culture and Society
 

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