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Title Medical pluralism in the Andes / edited by Joan Koss-Chioino, Thomas Leatherman, and Christine Greenway ; with a foreword by June Nash
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 256 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Theory and practice in medical anthropology and international health
Theory and practice in medical anthropology and international health.
Contents Perspectives on medical anthropology in the Andes / Ann Miles and Thomas Leatherman -- Ethnography and the person / Joan D. Koss-Chiono -- Changing times and changing symptoms / Libbet Crandon -- Contributions to a critical analysis of medical pluralism / Hans A. Baer -- Setting it straight in the Andes / Kathryn S. Oths -- Healing soul loss / Christine Greenway -- Healers as entrepreneurs / Ann Miles -- Ethnomedicine and enculturation in the Andes of Ecuador / Lauris A. McKee -- Food, health, and identity in a rural Andean community / Margaret A. Graham -- Sucking blood or snatching fat / Joseph William Bastien -- Why sobreparto? / Ann C. Larme and Thomas Leatherman -- Illness management, social alliance, and cultural identity in Quito, Ecuador / Laurie J. Price -- Anthropology and Shamanism / Bonnie Glass-Coffin
Summary Capturing the intricacies of health practice within the fascinating context of Andean social history, cultural tradition, community and folklore, this is a remarkable and intimate chronicle of Andean culture and everyday life
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Cultural Diversity
Health Behavior
Health Services, Indigenous
Indians, South American
Medicine, Traditional
Rural Health Services
Indians of South America -- Health and hygiene -- Andes Region
Indians of South America -- Medicine -- Andes Region
Medical anthropology -- Andes Region
Medical care -- Andes Region
Medicine -- Andes Region
Public health -- Andes Region
Social medicine -- Andes Region
Indians of South America -- Health and hygiene.
Indians of South America -- Medicine.
Medical anthropology.
Medical care.
Medicine.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
Public health.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Social medicine.
Bolivia
Ecuador
Peur
Andes Region.
Form Electronic book
Author Greenway, Christine.
Koss-Chioino, Joan.
Leatherman, Thomas L.
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