[Book] The Anthropology of Epidemics

The Anthropology of Epidemics
Edited by Ann H. Kelly, Frédéric Keck, and Christos Lynteris
Published by Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group)
2019, 194 pages


Over the past decades, infectious disease epidemics have come to increasingly pose major global health challenges to humanity. The Anthropology of Epidemics approaches epidemics as total social phenomena: processes and events which encompass and exercise a transformational impact on social life whilst at the same time functioning as catalysts of shifts and ruptures as regards human/non-human relations. Bearing a particular mark on subject areas and questions which have recently come to shape developments in anthropological thinking, the volume brings

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