The challenge of comparative health policy research for applied medical anthropology.

@article{Hill1984TheCO,
  title={The challenge of comparative health policy research for applied medical anthropology.},
  author={Clara E. Hill},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1984},
  volume={18 10},
  pages={861-71}
}
In this paper I argue that medical anthropologists can work in settings outside of academia to effect policy and that this work can simultaneously contribute to scientific knowledge and to the discipline of anthropology. In doing this, I first discuss the concept of policy and bind these ideas within the framework of health policy. Then I discuss the roles… CONTINUE READING