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Medical pluralism in the Andes

Author: Joan Koss-Chioino; Thomas L Leatherman; Christine Greenway
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2002.
Series: Theory and practice in medical anthropology and international health.
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This volume is a collection of anthropological approaches to health in Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia since the 1980s. Subject areas include: gender, ethnicity and health, folk illnesses and remedies,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Koss-Chioino; Thomas L Leatherman; Christine Greenway
ISBN: 0415299187 9780415299183 0415299209 9780415299206
OCLC Number: 59467725
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 256 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Foreword June Nash List of Contributors Preface Introduction: Andean Medical Studies and the Contribution of Libbet Crandon-Malamud 1. The Andean Context Ann Miles and Tom Leatherman 2. Ethnography and the Person: A Reflection on Libbet Crandon's Andean Fieldwork Joan Koss-Chiono 3. Changing Times, Changing Symptoms: The Effects of Modernization on Mestizo Medicine in Rural Bolivia Libbet Crandon 4. Contributions to a Critical Analysis of Medical Pluralism: An Examination of the Work of Libbet Crandon-Malamud Hans Baer Section One: Choices, Changing Times and Medical Pluralism Introduction 5. Setting it Straight in the Andes: Musculoskeletal Distress and the Role of the Componedor Kathryn Oths 6. Healing Soul Loss: The Negotiation of Identity in Peru Christine Greenway 7. Healers as Entrepreneurs: Constructing an Image of Legitimized Potency in Urban Ecuador Ann Miles Section Two: Andean Bodies - Metaphors and Medicine Introduction 8. Ethnomedicine and Enculturation in the Andes of Ecuador Lauris McKee 9. Food, Health and Identity in a Rural Andean Community Margaret Graham 10. Sucking Blood or Snatching Fat: Chaga's Disease in Bolivia Joseph Bastien Section Three: Gender, Power and Health Introduction 11. Why Sobreparto?: Women's Health, Work and Reproduction in Two Districts of Southern Peru Ann Larme and Tom Leatherman 12. Illness Management, Social Alliance and Cultural Identity in Quito Ecuador Laurie Price 13. Anthropology and Shamanism: Image and Practice in Peru Bonnie Glass-Coffin
Series Title: Theory and practice in medical anthropology and international health.
Responsibility: edited by Joan Koss-Chioino, Thomas Leatherman, and Christine Greenway ; with a foreword by June Nash.
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