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Culture and healing in Asian societies : anthropological, psychiatric, and public health studies / edited by Arthur Kleinman [and others].


Boston : G.K. Hall, [1978] .
ISBN 9780816182480, 0816182485

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Other Authors Kleinman, Arthur.
Subjects Anthropologie médicale -- Asie.
Anthropologie médicale.
Anthropology -- Asia.
Asia.
Cross-Cultural Comparison -- Asia.
Delivery of Health Care -- Asia.
Medical anthropology -- Asia.
Medical anthropology.
Medicine, Chinese.
Medicine, East Asian Traditional -- Asia.
Medicine, Oriental.
Médecine chinoise.
Médecine orientale.
Socioeconomic Factors -- Asia.
Description 462 pages : map ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1978]
©1978
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Arthur Kleinman and Peter Kunstadter -- Sec. I. Anthropological studies -- Part A. Chinese societies -- Sacred and secular medicine in a Taiwan village : a study of cosmological disorders / Emily M. Ahern -- Ong-ia-kong : the plague God as modern physician / Katherine Gould-Martin -- Folk dietetics in two Chinese communities, and its implications for the study of Chinese medicine / E.N. Anderson and Marja L. Anderson -- Chinese-style and Western-style doctors in Northern Taiwan / Emily M. Ahern -- Chinese and Western medicine in Hongkong : some social and cultural determinants of variation, interaction and change / Marjorie Topley -- Medical care in the Chinese communities of Peninsular Malaysia / Frederick L. Dunn -- Comments on contemporary sociocultural studies of medicine in Chinese societies / Bernard Gallin -- Part B. Other Asian societies -- Do cultural differences make any difference? Choice points in medical systems available in Northwestern Thailand / Peter Kunstadter -- Supernaturally caused illness in traditional Burmese medicine / Melford E. Spiro -- Pluralism and integration in the Indian and Chinese medical systems / Charles Leslie -- Illness, culture, and meaning : some comments on the nature of traditional medicine / Gananath Obeyesekere -- Comments on traditional and modern medical systems in East Asia / John C. Pelzel -- Sec. II. Cross-culltural psychiatric and public health studies -- Patient and practitioner attitudes toward traditional and Western medicine in a contemporary Chinese setting / James L. Gale -- Interaction between Chinese and Western medicine in Hongkong : modernization and professional inequality / Rance P.L. Lee -- Traditional and modern psychiatric care in Taiwan / Wen-Shing Tseng -- Comparisons of patient-practitioner transactions in Taiwan. The cultural construction of clinical reality / Arthur Kleinman -- The relevance for developing countries of the Chinese experience in the health field / John Karefa-Smart -- Health care in the People's Republic of China : implications for the United States / H. Jack Geiger -- Sec. III: Theory and methods -- The comparative anthropological study of medical systems in society / Peter Kunstadter -- Problems and prospects in comparative cross cultural medical and psychiatric studies / Arthur Kleinman -- Comparative studies in science and medicine : problems and perspectives / Everett Mendelsohn.
Geographic Area Asia
China
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4036811
(OCoLC)ocm04036811
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