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Published: 27 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393252-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9325-2
...Conceptual Blind Spots, Media Blindfolds The Case of SARS and Traditional Chinese Medicine Marta E. Hanson Despite its near daily coverage of the epidemic of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) from mid-March to the end of June 2003, the U.S. media were silent about one key...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... This essay explores medical pluralism—the mixing of traditional medicine and biomedicine—in the villages of northern Togo. While villagers have long moved between local and biomedical healing systems, between indigenous healers and the clinic, and accept both systems as efficacious, biomedical...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... 2. Traditional Healing Today: Moving Beyond Stereotypes Richard Blaustein Herbal and Magical Medicine: Traditional Healing Today is an important contribution to the literature of medical folklore for a variety of reasons. First, this collection of...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... Traditions in the United States), subsection A (Native American). Finally, the reader might turn to section 3 (American Folk Medicine: Regional Variation), under the appropriate geographical heading. Entries in sections 7–9 can be consulted for general background and additional context from disciplinary...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390831-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9083-1
...Deg Xinag Oral Traditions: Reconnecting Indigenous Language and Education through Traditional Narratives Beth Ginondidoy Leonard (Deg Xinag Athabascan) Beth Leonard (Deg Xinag Athabascan) is originally from Shageluk, Alaska, a Deg Hit’an/Deg Xinag Athabascan community. Her father is...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390831-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9083-1
...What Is Truth? Where Western Science and Traditional Knowledge Converge Lilian Na’ia Alessa Lilian Na’ia Alessa received her Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia in cell biology and now works in the area of adaptive resource management in Alaska. She approaches systems from an...
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389217-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8921-7
... THREE From Socialization to Hardwire: Challenges to the Traditional Treatment Paradigm Money’s protocol became the standard for treatment of intersexuality in part because it...
Published: 10 September 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384878-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8487-8
... norma valle b The Emergence of the Santeras Renewed Strength for Traditional Puerto Rican Art She made five pieces of Las Tres Reinas Magas [The three wise queens] for the Fourth Folkloric Fair of Women Saint...
Published: 04 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392309-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9230-9
...3 RELIGIOUS STRATEGIES FOR LIBERATING THE POOR Elizabeth Amoah AFRICAN TRADITIONAL RELIGION AND THE CONCEPT OF POVERTY n choosing the theme ‘‘Religion and Poverty’’ this group of Pan-African Ischolars from Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, South...
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389217-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8921-7
... TWO Complicating Sex, Routinizing Intervention: The Development of the Traditional Treatment Paradigm By the middle of the twentieth century, the proliferation of biological markers of...
Published: 17 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384519-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8451-9
... PAUL BARCLAY ‘‘They Have for the Coast Dwellers a Traditional Hatred Governing Igorots in Northern Luzon and Central Taiwan, 1895–1915 Having seen an abstract of your article . . . on the Head-hunters in the Philippines I was greatly interested for the reason that we are having...
Published: 22 May 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8371-0
... PART I CHINESE MEDICINE AND THE PROBLEM OF PLURALITY 1. ORIENTATIONS With few exceptions, modern textbooks and physicians of Chinese medicine view their tradition as having unfolded in the course of an unbroken develop- ment that stretches back over two thousand years. Many Western...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... mainstream. This is partly because of the erroneous assumption that modern medicine inevitably replaces all other cultural health resources as soon as it is available. Therefore, the documentation of folk medical traditions within any particular region, especially one that is rural, is often perceived as...
Published: 22 May 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383710-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8371-0
... bridge between the debates regarding modernization; globalization; and the nature of science, tradition, culture, and self that constitute the invariable background to our engagement with Chinese medicine and the concrete realities of medical practice as ob- served from different points of view. I...
Published: 22 May 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383710-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8371-0
..., claims to utilize both the most advanced sci- entific knowledge and a broad range of resources from the Chinese medical tradition. He eschews linkage with any one school or doctrine of Chinese medicine, yet holds that integration is best advanced from a firm founda- tion within Chinese medicine...
Published: 22 May 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383710-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8371-0
... Chinese emergency medicine must accord with the theoretical system of Chinese medical diagnosis and pattern differen- tiation However, the authors also underline the need to shun traditional strategies of learning and practice such as ‘‘awakening the mind’’ (xinwu that is, guiding it toward sudden...
Published: 24 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390107-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9010-7
... biomedical science is contrasted with “a static historical tradition” underpinning “complementary medical tech- niques” (Vickers 2000); when two thousand years of Chinese medical history The Mangle and Chinese Medicine are condensed into a single “essential...
Published: 22 May 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8371-0
... inseparably intertwined with the establishment of the new China. Chinese medicine, previously practiced in private clinics and hospitals and transmitted through apprenticeships or private schools, was transformed into the ‘‘traditional Chinese medicine’’ (tcm) now taught in state-controlled institutions...
Published: 22 May 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383710-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8371-0
... inseparably intertwined with the establishment of the new China. Chinese medicine, previously practiced in private clinics and hospitals and transmitted through apprenticeships or private schools, was transformed into the ‘‘traditional Chinese medicine’’ (tcm) now taught in state-controlled institutions...