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The Resource The anthropology of alternative medicine, Anamaria Iosif Ross

The anthropology of alternative medicine, Anamaria Iosif Ross

Label
The anthropology of alternative medicine
Title
The anthropology of alternative medicine
Statement of responsibility
Anamaria Iosif Ross
Creator
Contributor
Author
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A concise yet wide-ranging exploration of the cultural underpinnings of non-biomedical healing
Cataloging source
CaBNVSL
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Ross, Anamaria Iosif
Dewey number
  • 306.461
  • 615.5
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • GN296
  • R733
LC item number
  • .R67 2012eb
  • .R67 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
GN296
NLM item number
.R67a 2012eb
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Credo Reference (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Complementary Therapies
  • Anthropology, Medical
  • Alternative medicine
  • Alternative medicine
  • Medical anthropology
Label
The anthropology of alternative medicine, Anamaria Iosif Ross
Link
http://search.credoreference.com/content/title/bergaam
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1 Alternative Medicine in the Twenty-First Century -- Conflicting Interests Pertaining to the Rise of Integrative Medicine -- What Distinguishes an Anthropological Approach to Alternative Healing? -- Dominant Themes and Organization of the Book -- Anthropology and the Human Journey -- Healing Power and Agency -- What Are Cultural Constructions and Why Does It Matter to Health Care? -- A Bird's Eye Overview of Core Concepts in Medical Anthropology -- Curing or Healing? -- Biomedicine and Traditional Medicine -- Plural Healing in the Global Age: Intersections of Meaning and Power -- Current Practice: Helminths Return as Promising New Drugs -- 2 Substance, Energy, and Information Flows -- From the Flow of Rumors to Exposing the Global Traffic in Organs and Tissues -- Duality of Water: Vitality and Contamination -- Current Practice: Homeopathy -- Energy, Life-Force, and the Powers of the Sun -- Nourishment and Healing -- The American Health Foods Movement in the Early Twentieth Century -- Rising Trend: Alternative Consumption Movements in the Developed World -- Humoral Medical Traditions, Foods, and Herbs -- Case Study: ELTA Universitate - Natural Foods, Anesthesia, and Social Renewal -- Of Information and the Triadic Approach -- Energy, Dowsing, and Information -- 3 Spirit, Consciousness, and Trance -- Altered States, Bodies, and Souls -- Shamanic Consciousness and Symbolic Healing -- Hypnosis, Spirit(s), and Healing -- Current Practice: Rediscovering Hesychasm and the Prayer of the Heart -- Rising Trend: Healing Addictions with ASCs and Hallucinogens -- Faith Healing and Pilgrimage -- Ayurveda and Mental Illness -- 4 Body, Movement, and the Senses -- The Anthropology of Sensations and the Multidimensionality of Healing Work -- Smell and Taste -- Tactile Experiences -- Rhythm, Movement, and Music as Life -- Case Study: Becoming Radiant - Real Reiki in Postsocialist Romania -- Ascent into the Future: Aromatherapy, Art, and Science, Ancient and Modern -- Current Practice: Medical Aromatherapy -- Polythetic Medicine -- 5 Conclusion: Looking into the Future of Alternative Medicine
Control code
9781784027865
Dimensions
digital files.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
English edition.
Extent
1 online resource (47 entries)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781784027865
Media category
electronic
Media MARC source
isbdmedia
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaBNVSL)slc00234768
  • (OCoLC)885199445
  • (Credo)bergaam2012
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The anthropology of alternative medicine, Anamaria Iosif Ross
Link
http://search.credoreference.com/content/title/bergaam
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1 Alternative Medicine in the Twenty-First Century -- Conflicting Interests Pertaining to the Rise of Integrative Medicine -- What Distinguishes an Anthropological Approach to Alternative Healing? -- Dominant Themes and Organization of the Book -- Anthropology and the Human Journey -- Healing Power and Agency -- What Are Cultural Constructions and Why Does It Matter to Health Care? -- A Bird's Eye Overview of Core Concepts in Medical Anthropology -- Curing or Healing? -- Biomedicine and Traditional Medicine -- Plural Healing in the Global Age: Intersections of Meaning and Power -- Current Practice: Helminths Return as Promising New Drugs -- 2 Substance, Energy, and Information Flows -- From the Flow of Rumors to Exposing the Global Traffic in Organs and Tissues -- Duality of Water: Vitality and Contamination -- Current Practice: Homeopathy -- Energy, Life-Force, and the Powers of the Sun -- Nourishment and Healing -- The American Health Foods Movement in the Early Twentieth Century -- Rising Trend: Alternative Consumption Movements in the Developed World -- Humoral Medical Traditions, Foods, and Herbs -- Case Study: ELTA Universitate - Natural Foods, Anesthesia, and Social Renewal -- Of Information and the Triadic Approach -- Energy, Dowsing, and Information -- 3 Spirit, Consciousness, and Trance -- Altered States, Bodies, and Souls -- Shamanic Consciousness and Symbolic Healing -- Hypnosis, Spirit(s), and Healing -- Current Practice: Rediscovering Hesychasm and the Prayer of the Heart -- Rising Trend: Healing Addictions with ASCs and Hallucinogens -- Faith Healing and Pilgrimage -- Ayurveda and Mental Illness -- 4 Body, Movement, and the Senses -- The Anthropology of Sensations and the Multidimensionality of Healing Work -- Smell and Taste -- Tactile Experiences -- Rhythm, Movement, and Music as Life -- Case Study: Becoming Radiant - Real Reiki in Postsocialist Romania -- Ascent into the Future: Aromatherapy, Art, and Science, Ancient and Modern -- Current Practice: Medical Aromatherapy -- Polythetic Medicine -- 5 Conclusion: Looking into the Future of Alternative Medicine
Control code
9781784027865
Dimensions
digital files.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
English edition.
Extent
1 online resource (47 entries)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781784027865
Media category
electronic
Media MARC source
isbdmedia
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaBNVSL)slc00234768
  • (OCoLC)885199445
  • (Credo)bergaam2012
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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