Health as a Family Matter: Health and Well-Being as Enacted in Dual-Earner Middle-Class Family Life in Los Angeles
Linda C. Garro, Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of California, and SAR Visiting Research Associate
Colloquium, SAR Boardroom
Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 12:00–1:00 pm
Most US health research relies on individuals as the unit of analysis. Video recordings and ethnographic interviews offer a lens on health as ensconced in everyday family life, illustrating how a socially embedded and relational view of health coexists with health construed as an individual concern.