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Narrative and the cultural construction of illness and healing

Author: Cheryl Mattingly; Linda C Garro
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Inspired by the possibilities of narrative, the essays in this direction-setting volume present stories drawn from a range of ethnographic contexts. Recognizing the value of increased theoretical consciousness among those eliciting and analyzing narratives, these contributors explore narrative from a variety of perspectives.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cheryl Mattingly; Linda C Garro
ISBN: 9780520935228 0520935225
OCLC Number: 967264533
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 279 pages)
Contents: Narrative as construct and construction / Linda C. Garro and Cheryl Mattingly --
"Fiction" and "historicity" in doctors' stories : social and narrative dimensions of learning medicine / Byron J. Good and Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good --
Cultural knowledge as resource in illness narratives : remembering through accounts of illness / Linda C. Garro --
Strategic suffering : illness narratives as social empowerment among Mexican cancer patients / Linda M. Hunt --
Physician autobiography : narrative and the social history of medicine / Donald Pollock --
"Even if we don't have children [we] can live" : stigma and infertility in South India / Catherine Kohler Riessman --
Broken narratives : clinical encounters and the poetics of illness experience / Laurence J. Kirmayer --
Emergent narratives / Cheryl Mattingly --
With life in one's lap : the story of an eye/I (or two) / Unni Wikan --
Psychotherapy in clients' trajectories across contexts / Ole Dreier --
Narrative turns / Linda C. Garro and Cheryl Mattingly.
Responsibility: edited by Cheryl Mattingly and Linda C. Garro.

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