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Vol. 11 No. 1 (2008)

Epidemiology and Culture - Book Review

  • Olubukonia Ayeni
November 9, 2020




  1. Adorno, T.W, Horkheimer, M. (1979). Dialectic of Enlightenment, tr. J.Cumming, London, Verso.
  2. Pope, C. (2003). Resisting evidence: the study of evidence- based medicine as a contemporary social movement. Health - Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine 7 (3), 267-282
  3. Trostle, J. (2005). Epidemiology and Culture. New York: Cambridge University Press.
  4. Annandale, E. (1998) “The Theoretical Origins and Development of the Sociology of Health and Illness,” and “Shattering the Orthodoxy? Foucault, Postmodernism and the Sociology of the Body” In Annandale, Ellen The Sociology of Health & Medicine. A Critical Introduction. Cambridge: Polity Press, pp. 3-32 and 33-60.
  5. Lupton, D. (1995). “Technologies of Health: Health Promotion and Public Health”. The Imperative of Health: Public Health and the Regulated Body. London: Sage, 48-76.
  6. Lock, M. (1996). Death in Technological Time: Locating the End of Meaningful Life. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, News Series, (10) 4, Critical And Biocultural Approaches in Medical Anthropology: A Dialogue, 575-600.
  7. Lupton, D. (1993). Risk as moral Danger: The social and political functions of risk discourse in public health. The International Journal of Health Services, 23 (3), 425-35.
  8. Cronje, R, Fullan, A. (2003). Evidence-based Medicine: Toward a new definition of ‘rational’ medicine. Health: An interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine. 7 (3), 353-369.
  9. Fortman, S, Varady A. (2000). Effects of a community-wide Health Education Program on Cardiovascular Disease Morbidity and Mortality: The Stanfort Five-City Project. American Journal of Epidemiology. 152 (4), 316-23.
  10. Tauxe, R, Blake, P. (1992). Epidemic Cholera in Latin America. Journal of the American Medical Association. 267 (10), 1388-


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