The Mainstreaming Of Complementary And Alternative Medicine / Edition 1

The Mainstreaming Of Complementary And Alternative Medicine / Edition 1

by Philip Tovey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415267005

ISBN-13: 9780415267007

Pub. Date: 10/30/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Mainstreaming of Complementary and Alternative Medicine allows a complex and informative picture to emerge of the different social forces at play in the integration of CAM with orthodox medicine.

Overview

The Mainstreaming of Complementary and Alternative Medicine allows a complex and informative picture to emerge of the different social forces at play in the integration of CAM with orthodox medicine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415267007
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/30/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
Foreword: The End(s) of Scientific Medicine? - Bryan S. Turner
Introduction - Philip Tovey, Gary Eastope and Jon Adams

Part I: Consumption in Cultural Context
1. Consuming Health - Gary Eastope
2. Consumption as Activism: An Examination of CAM as Part of the Consumer Movement in Health - Melinda Goldner
3. Health as Individual Responsibility: Possibilities and Personal Struggle - Kahyrn Hughes

Part II: The Structural Context of the State and the Market
4. Evidence Based Medicine and CAM - Evan Willis and Kevin White
5. The Regulation of Practice: Practitioners and their Interactions with Organizations - Kevin Dew
6. The Corporatization and Commercialism of CAM - Fran Collyer

Part III: Boundary Contestation in the Workplace
7. Integration and Paradigm Clash: The Practical Difficulties of Integrative Medicine - Ian Coulter
8. CAM Practitioners and the Professionalization Process: A Canadian Comparative Case Study - Heather Boon, Sandy Welsh, Merrijoy Kelner and Beverley Wellman
9. CAM and General Practitioners - Heather Eastwood
10. CAM and Nursing: From Advocacy to Critical Sociology - Jon Adams and Philip Tovey

Postscript - Philip Tovey, Gary Eastope and Jon Adams

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