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Brosnan, Caragh

Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Brosnan, Caragh - Complementary and Alternative Medicine, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Reconceptualising Complementary and Alternative Medicine as Knowledge Production and Social Transformation
Caragh Brosnan, Pia Vuolanto, Jenny-Ann Brodin Danell

Part I. Defining CAM: Boundaries Between and Within CAM and Biomedicine

2. Evidence-Based Alternative, ‘Slanted Eyes’ and Electric Circuits: Doing Chinese Medicine in the Post/Socialist Czech Republic
Tereza Stöckelová, Jaroslav Klepal

3. The Incompatibility Between Social Worlds in Complementary and Alternative Medicine: The Case of Therapeutic Touch
Pia Vuolanto

4.
Qigong in Three Social Worlds: National Treasure, Social Signifier, or Breathing Exercise?
Fabian Winiger

Part II. Doing CAM in Different Contexts: Politics, Regulation and Materiality

5. Towards the Glocalisation of Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Homeopathy, Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine Practice and Regulation in Brazil and Portugal
Joana Almeida, Pâmela Siegel, Nelson Filice Barros

6. A ‘Miracle Bed’ and a ‘Second Heart’: Technology and Users of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the Context of Medical Diversity in Post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan
Danuta Penkala-Gawęcka

7. Translation of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Swedish Politics
Jenny-Ann Brodin Danell

8. Safety as ‘Boundary Object’: The Case of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Regulation in Ontario, Canada
Nadine Ijaz, Heather Boon

Part III. Making CAM Knowledge: Evidence and Expertise

9. Conversions and Erasures: Colonial Ontologies in Canadian and International Traditional, Complementary, and Alternative Medicine Integration Policies
Cathy Fournier, Robin Oakley

10. Epistemic Hybridity: TCM’s Knowledge Production in Canadian Contexts
Ana Ning

11. Shaping of ‘Embodied Expertise’ in Alternative Medicine
Inge Kryger Pedersen, Charlotte Andreas Baarts

12. Institutionalising the Medical Evaluation of CAM: Dietary and Herbal Supplements as a Peculiar Example of (Differential) Legitimisations of CAM in the USA
Geoffroy Carpier, Patrice Cohen

Keywords: Social Sciences, Science and Technology Studies, Medical Sociology, Complementary & Alternative Medicine, Medical Anthropology, Knowledge - Discourse

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Health, Technology and Society
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319739397
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-73938-0

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