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The Resource Women as healers: cross-cultural perspectives

Women as healers: cross-cultural perspectives

Label
Women as healers: cross-cultural perspectives
Title
Women as healers: cross-cultural perspectives
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UkLiU
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McClain, Carol Shepherd
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women healers
  • Medical anthropology
  • Folk medicine
Label
Women as healers: cross-cultural perspectives
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-267) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Reinterpreting women in healing roles / Carol Shepherd McClain -- The forgotten healers : women as family healers in an Andean Indian community / Ruthbeth Finerman -- It's all in a name : local-level female healers in Sri Lanka / Carolyn Nordstrom -- The management of reproduction in an egalitarian society / Carole H. Browner -- Mothering and the practice of "balm" in Jamaica / William Wedenoja -- The socioreligious role of the Christian Science practitioner / Margery Fox -- Healing with mother metaphors : Serbian conjurers' word magic / Barbara Kerewsky-Halpern -- Old ghosts and ungrateful children : a Korean shaman's story / Laurel Kendall -- Becoming a Puerto Rican espiritista : life history of a female healer / Merrill Singer and Roberto Garcia
  • Mystical black power : the calling to diviner-mediumship in Southern Africa / Edward C. Green -- Women's roles and women healers in contemporary rural and urban Benin / Carolyn Sargent -- Sisterhood and professionalization : a case study of the American lay midwife / Margaret Reid
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 274 pages
Isbn
9780813513690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Women as healers: cross-cultural perspectives
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-267) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Reinterpreting women in healing roles / Carol Shepherd McClain -- The forgotten healers : women as family healers in an Andean Indian community / Ruthbeth Finerman -- It's all in a name : local-level female healers in Sri Lanka / Carolyn Nordstrom -- The management of reproduction in an egalitarian society / Carole H. Browner -- Mothering and the practice of "balm" in Jamaica / William Wedenoja -- The socioreligious role of the Christian Science practitioner / Margery Fox -- Healing with mother metaphors : Serbian conjurers' word magic / Barbara Kerewsky-Halpern -- Old ghosts and ungrateful children : a Korean shaman's story / Laurel Kendall -- Becoming a Puerto Rican espiritista : life history of a female healer / Merrill Singer and Roberto Garcia
  • Mystical black power : the calling to diviner-mediumship in Southern Africa / Edward C. Green -- Women's roles and women healers in contemporary rural and urban Benin / Carolyn Sargent -- Sisterhood and professionalization : a case study of the American lay midwife / Margaret Reid
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 274 pages
Isbn
9780813513690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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