Health in the Andes

Edited by Joseph W. Bastien and John M. Donahue, Health in the Andes was first published by the American Anthropological Association in 1981. The book includes chapters on Andean ethnomedicine and the metaphorical relations between sickness societies and land. This printed book is available in the AAA online store at a special member price of … Continue reading Health in the Andes

Read about Health, Well-being and Happiness in March AN

Read this month’s thematic series on health, well-being and happiness on the Anthropology News website. This month we’re pleased to start the series with essays by: Michelle Chatman | I Still Got Joy: Black Women’s Strength and Resilience after Breast Cancer  Carlos Garcia–Quijano, John J Poggie,  Ana Pitchon and  Miguel del Pozo | Investigating Coastal … Continue reading Read about Health, Well-being and Happiness in March AN

AN Thematic Series on Health, Well-Being and Happiness

Notions of health, well-being and happiness are intertwined in how people approach and view their lives. The March 2012 issue of Anthropology News seeks contributions that explore these notions, particularly in this time of many uncertainties and changes around the world—economic, political, societal, medical, environmental, and more. How do we seek out good health, well-being … Continue reading AN Thematic Series on Health, Well-Being and Happiness

AAA Member in the News

Paul Stoller, AAA member, is an anthropology professor at West Chester University. He regularly brings anthropology to the forefront by blogging for the Huffington Post. Dr. Stoller’s most recent post is about how his anthropological experiences have challenged him to manage his cancer diagnosis. Below are snippets from his post. Visit the blog for the … Continue reading AAA Member in the News