Date of Award

Spring 5-10-2019

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Department

Anthropology

First Advisor

Cassandra White

Second Advisor

Bethany Turner-Livermore

Third Advisor

Steven Black

Abstract

Health is a significant part of human life. To keep good health, people seek the best option in the settings of their social, cultural, and economic circumstances. This study aims to examine to understand how Rohingya refugees consider their health perception and post-resettlement health realities in the Atlanta metropolitan area, USA. Through the theoretical lens of medical pluralism, practice theory, therapy management network, this study determines what factors facilitate them to seek health-care in the USA. In this study, data was gained by interview, key informant interview, observation, case study, and Autoethnography methods.

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