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The Resource Global perspectives on complementary and alternative medicine, special editors of this volume, Helen E. Sheehan, Barrett P. Brenton

Global perspectives on complementary and alternative medicine, special editors of this volume, Helen E. Sheehan, Barrett P. Brenton

Label
Global perspectives on complementary and alternative medicine
Title
Global perspectives on complementary and alternative medicine
Statement of responsibility
special editors of this volume, Helen E. Sheehan, Barrett P. Brenton
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Overview: Once labeling complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) as quackery or fraud, the biomedical community is becoming increasingly complex as it struggles to cope with the explosion of alternative treatments seen in the United States. With the establishment of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine along with an increase in departments or courses on alternative medicine seen in major American medical schools, CAM has nudged its way into mainstream medicine. Now that it has gained a foothold in the biomedical community, several questions arise about its impact on our culture. This issue of the ANNALS sheds light on the political-economic role as well as socio-cultural influences of CAM over the past 20 years. This collection of articles also addressees the global and cross-cultural dimensions of CAM. With ever-changing messages in the media about CAM and biomedicine, the task of evaluating it is daunting. Yet the contributors to this issue - social scientists devote to researching the effects of Cam on our society - are able to provide insight and a thorough commentary on the meanings of health, illness and modes of healing
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DBI
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illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1944-
  • 1962-
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  • Sheehan, Helen E.
  • Brenton, Barrett P.
Series statement
Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science,
Series volume
v. 583
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  • Alternative medicine
  • Medicine
  • Medical care
  • Medical policy
  • Traditional medicine
  • Holistic medicine
  • Complementary Therapies
  • Health Services, Indigenous
Label
Global perspectives on complementary and alternative medicine, special editors of this volume, Helen E. Sheehan, Barrett P. Brenton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"September 2002."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Raw and organic
  • David J. Hess
  • Asian medicine in America
  • Sita Reddy
  • Unani Tibb
  • Helen E. Sheehan and S.J. Hussain
  • Remodeling the arsenal of Chinese medicine
  • Volker Scheid
  • Curing and crippling
  • Julie V. Brown
  • Why not call modern medicine alternative?
  • Traditional medicine in Africa
  • Nancy Romero-Daza
  • Staying healthy
  • Michael B. Whiteford
  • Native American traditional and alternative medicine
  • Susan L. Johnston
  • Moving lines and variable criteria
  • Fred M. Frohock
  • Don G. Bates
  • Policy, the public, and priorities in alternative medicine research
  • Wayne B. Jonas
  • Emerging socioeconomic and political support for alternative medicine in the United States
  • Michael S. Goldstein
  • Paying for alternative medicine
  • Robert Tillman
Control code
50391938
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
232 pages
Isbn
9780761927754
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Global perspectives on complementary and alternative medicine, special editors of this volume, Helen E. Sheehan, Barrett P. Brenton
Publication
Note
"September 2002."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Raw and organic
  • David J. Hess
  • Asian medicine in America
  • Sita Reddy
  • Unani Tibb
  • Helen E. Sheehan and S.J. Hussain
  • Remodeling the arsenal of Chinese medicine
  • Volker Scheid
  • Curing and crippling
  • Julie V. Brown
  • Why not call modern medicine alternative?
  • Traditional medicine in Africa
  • Nancy Romero-Daza
  • Staying healthy
  • Michael B. Whiteford
  • Native American traditional and alternative medicine
  • Susan L. Johnston
  • Moving lines and variable criteria
  • Fred M. Frohock
  • Don G. Bates
  • Policy, the public, and priorities in alternative medicine research
  • Wayne B. Jonas
  • Emerging socioeconomic and political support for alternative medicine in the United States
  • Michael S. Goldstein
  • Paying for alternative medicine
  • Robert Tillman
Control code
50391938
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
232 pages
Isbn
9780761927754
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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