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Ansatte med arbeidsområde Sosialantropologi


Bårnes, Vibeke

Academic librarian in sociology, social anthropology and religion
Culture and Social Sciences Library

Risør, Mette Bech

Professor, assistant manager of AFE
General Practice Research Unit in Tromsø
Research interests:

Mette Bech Risør is a professor in medical anthropology. She has many years of experience with research in functional disorders, however her research interests also span other fields, such as symptom perception/interpretation, illness perceptions, health systems and health practices in everyday life. Theoretically she is inspired by critical theory but also by phenomenology/life world concepts and theories on health, illness and doctor-patient relations. She has operationalised these theories and others in analyses of knowledge production, illness explanations and rationality/reasoni...