14. Ethnoecological Approaches to Integrating Theory and Method in Ethnomedical Research

  1. E. N. Anderson4,
  2. D. Pearsall5,
  3. E. Hunn6 and
  4. N. Turner7
  1. Nina L. Etkin1,
  2. Tamara Ticktin2 and
  3. Heather L. McMillen3

Published Online: 7 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118015872.ch14

Ethnobiology

Ethnobiology

How to Cite

Etkin, N. L., Ticktin, T. and McMillen, H. L. (2011) Ethnoecological Approaches to Integrating Theory and Method in Ethnomedical Research, in Ethnobiology (eds E. N. Anderson, D. Pearsall, E. Hunn and N. Turner), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118015872.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Department of Anthropology, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA

  2. 5

    Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA

  3. 6

    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, USA

  4. 7

    School of Environmental Studies, University of Victoria, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Anthropology, University of Hawai'i, Honolulu, HI, (Nina Etkin passed away on 27 January 2008), USA

  2. 2

    Department of Botany, University of Hawai'i-Manoa, Honolulu, HI, USA

  3. 3

    Health and Habitat Program, People and Plants International, Inc., Essex Junction, VT, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 JUL 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470547854

Online ISBN: 9781118015872

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Keywords:

  • ethnoecological approaches - to integrating theory and method in ethnomedical research;
  • ethnography, in anthropological traditions - what was learned and observed deductively;
  • ethnographic approaches - anthropogenic landscape-level ecological changes, altering pharmacologic potential of plants

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Theoretical Perspectives

  • Ethnography in Anthropological Traditions

  • Combining Ethnographic and Ecological Approaches

  • References