9780791457320

A Diagnosis for Our Times: Alternative Health, from Lifeworld to Politics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780791457320

  • ISBN10:

    079145732X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-05-01
  • Publisher: STATE UNIV OF NEW YORK PRESS
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Summary

Matthew Schneirov is Associate Professor of Sociology at Duquesne University.

Author Biography

Jonathan David Geczik (1942-2001) was Professor of Political Science at the Community College of Allegheny County.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix
Introduction 1(16)
The Study of Alternative Health
17(24)
Biomedicine and the Loss of Meaning
41(24)
Between the Aura and the Commodity
65(34)
Technologies of the Self
99(24)
New Social Movements
123(32)
From Alternative to Complementary Medicine
155(28)
Conclusion 183(18)
Notes 201(18)
Index 219

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