Theorizing Complementary and Alternative Medicines: Wellbeing, Self, Gender, Class by E. SointuTheorizing Complementary and Alternative Medicines: Wellbeing, Self, Gender, Class by E. Sointu

Theorizing Complementary and Alternative Medicines: Wellbeing, Self, Gender, Class

byE. Sointu

Hardcover | April 5, 2012

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Rather than physiological health only, complementary and alternative medicines aim at the production of wellbeing. This book explores how the increasing proliferation of holistic health methods are intimately connected with changing configurations of selfhood, gender and class.
EEVA SOINTU Assistant Professor of Sociology at Smith College, USA.
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Title:Theorizing Complementary and Alternative Medicines: Wellbeing, Self, Gender, ClassFormat:HardcoverDimensions:253 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.99 inPublished:April 5, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230309313

ISBN - 13:9780230309319

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Acknowledgements Introduction Landscapes of Complementary and Alternative Health Wellbeing, Selfhood and Subjectivity Gendering the Search for Wellbeing Prescription: Recognition Negotiating Therapeutic Legitimacy The Holistic Body and Mind The Spirit in Mind, Body and Spirit Healing Body-Subjects Conclusions Bibliography Notes