Writing at the margin kleinmann

He is currently professor of medical anthropology in the Harvard Medical School Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, and professor of psychiatry.

Kleinman has received more than 50 research grants, and is currently involved in various research projects in China studying depression; stigma; suicide; and the health consequences of rural-urban migration. Kleinman studies the body as the mediator between individual and collective experience, finding that many health problems—for example the trauma of violence or depression in the course of chronic pain—are less individual medical problems than interpersonal experiences of social suffering.

He has also co-edited 11 special issues of journals.

Writing at the Margin Discourse Between Anthropology and Medicine

He argues for an ethnographic approach to moral practice in medicine, one that embraces the infrapolitical context of illness, the responses to it, the social institutions relating to it, and the way it is configured in medical ethics. Education[ edit ] Arthur Kleinman received his A.

Kleinman studies the body as the mediator between individual and collective experience, finding that many health problems—for example the trauma of violence or depression in the course of chronic pain—are less individual medical problems than interpersonal experiences of social suffering.

Ethnographic Investigations; Reimagining Global Health: He did an internship in internal medicine at the Yale School of Medicine and his psychiatric residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

He has delivered numerous lectures on a variety of topics at universities around the world. Writing at the Margin explores the border between medical and social problems, the boundary between health and social change. Kleinman is co-editor of 29 volumes, including: He was awarded an honorary professorship at Fudan University.

Culture and healing in Asian societies: Arthur Kleinman, an anthropologist and psychiatrist who has studied in Taiwan, China, and North America sincedraws upon his bicultural, multidisciplinary background to propose alternative strategies for thinking about how, in the postmodern world, the social and medical relate.

China, ; translated in Chinese: On Arthur Kleinman", Thinking through Cultures: Career[ edit ] Kleinman is currently the Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor of Anthropology, a position he has held since This book has been translated and published in Chinese editions both in Shanghai and Taipei.

Writing at the Margin explores the border between medical and social problems, the boundary between health and social change. Arthur Kleinman, an anthropologist and psychiatrist who has studied in Taiwan, China, and North America sincedraws upon his bicultural, multidisciplinary background to propose alternative strategies for thinking about how, in the postmodern world, the social and medical relate.

Personal life[ edit ] Kleinman was born and raised in New York. Harvard University Press, pp. Shweder, Richard A"Suffering in Style: Suffering, Healing, and the Human Condition and Social origins of distress and disease: Kleinman has twice given the Distinguished Lecture at NIH, and was a member of its Council of Councils the advisory board to the director from to Previously published in various journals, these essays have been revised, updated, and brought together with an introduction, an essay on violence and the politics of post-traumatic stress disorder, and a new chapter that examines the contemporary ethnographic literature of medical anthropology.

He argues for an ethnographic approach to moral practice in medicine, one that embraces the infrapolitical context of illness, the responses to it, the social institutions relating to it, and the way it is configured in medical ethics. Selected list of published works[ edit ] Medicine in Chinese cultures: Kleinman is currently writing a book on caregiving based on his articles in the Lancet, and the New England Journal of Medicine, the Harvard Magazine, and other venues.

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His most recent book, What Really Matters Oxford University Press,addresses existential dangers and uncertainties that make moral experience, religion, and ethics so crucial to individuals and society today.

Related Books About the Book One of the most influential and creative scholars in medical anthropology takes stock of his recent intellectual odysseys in this collection of essays.

Inhe founded the journal Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry[3] and was its Editor-in-Chief until He was married to the late Joan Kleinman who died ina sinologist and his research collaborator, for 45 years.

Previously published in various journals, these essays have been revised, updated, and brought together with an introduction, an essay on violence and the politics of post-traumatic stress disorder, and a new chapter that examines the contemporary ethnographic literature of medical anthropology.

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