Applied Medical Anthropology: Praxis, Pragmatics, Politics, and Promises

Robert T. Trotter

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Companion to Medical Anthropology
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9781405190022
StatePublished - Jul 14 2011


  • Applied medical anthropology - dualities, competitions and correspondences
  • Applied medical anthropology - praxis, pragmatics, politics and promises
  • Crucial relationship, between theory and methods in social sciences
  • Eclectic midrange theory - ethnographic research at social margins
  • Eclectic nature of applied medical anthropology theory - applications and opportunities
  • Ethics and applied medical anthropology - a comfortable fit3
  • Historical or "grand" theory in anthropology
  • Midrange theory, in anthropology - testable portion of grand theory themes
  • Modern applied medical anthropology - cultural differences in everyday experiences
  • Theory in applied medical anthropology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences

Cite this