Healing Logics Culture and Medicine in Modern Health Belief Systems
Scholars in folklore and anthropology are more directly involved in various aspects of medicine-such as medical education, clinical pastoral care, and negotiation of transcultural issues-than ever before. Old models of investigation that artificially isolated ""folk medicine,""...
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- Contents; Acknowledgments; Prologue; 1 Introduction; 2 Understanding Folk Medicine; Places and Practitioners; 3 Invisible Hospitals: Botánicas in Ethnic Health Care; 4 The Poor Man's Medicine Bag: The Empirical Folk Remedies of Tillman Waggoner; Communication and the Interplay of Systems; 5 Integrating Personal Health Belief Systems: Patient-Practitioner Communication; 6 Competing Logics and the Construction of Risk; The New Age Dilemma; 7 The New Age Sweat Lodge; 8 Evergreen: The Enduring Voice of a Nine-Hundred-Year-Old Healer; Taking It In: The Observer Healed
- 9 Reflections on the Experience of Healing:Whose Logic? Whose Experience?10 The Hózhó Factor: The Logic of Navajo Healing; Further Investigation; Bibliography: Folklore and Medicine; Contributors; Index