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From “Lists of Traits” to “Open-Mindedness”: Emerging Issues in Cultural Competence Education
  • A. Jenks
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Culture, medicine and psychiatry
  • 11 May 2011
The incorporation of “culture” into U.S. biomedicine has been increasing at a rapid pace over the last several decades. Advocates for “cultural competence” point to changing patient demographics andExpand
Misdiagnosis, Mistreatment, and Harm - When Medical Care Ignores Social Forces.
When Medical Care Ignores Social Forces The Case Studies in Social Medicine demonstrate that when physicians use only biologic or individual behavioral interventions to treat diseases that stem fro...
Clinical Subjectivation: Anthropologies of Contemporary Biomedical Training
Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, medical anthropologists increasingly turned their attention to the examination of biomedicine as a sociocultural system (see Gordon 1988 and reviews by Gaines and HahnExpand
Democratizing Evidence Production - A 51-Year-Old Man with Sudden Onset of Dense Hemiparesis.
Democratizing Evidence Production A 51-year-old farmer in rural India presents with dense right hemiparesis, facial droop, and inability to speak. With the closest CT scanner 45 minutes away, his d...
Special Issue: Teaching Migration
Author(s): Jenks, Angela C. | Abstract: Introduction to a special issue on teaching migration.
SOA U580: Medical Anthropology
SOA U101: Peoples and Cultures (Honors)
This course is an introduction the field of sociocultural anthropology. We will examine the diversity of human life around the world as well as the key concepts, questions, and methods thatExpand