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Title Health, culture and religion in South Asia : critical perspectives / edited by Assa Doron and Alex Broom
Imprint London : Routledge, 2011
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  RA418.3.S64 H43 2011    AVAILABLE    30520020735917
Descript x, 153 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Series South Asian history and culture
South Asian history and culture
Note This book is a reproduction of South Asian history and culture, vol. 1, issue 2
Includes bibliographical references and index
Class and the clinic: the subject of medical pluralism and the transmission of inequality / Kalpana Ram -- Spatial boundaries and moralities of gender: considerations from obstetric and gynaecological practice in Chennai, South India / Victoria Loblay -- Occupational health, risk and science in India's global factories / Jamie Cross -- Injecting drug use and HIV in northeast India: negotiating a public health response in a complex environment / Michele Kermode, Peter Deutschmann, M.C. Arunkumar and Greg Manning -- HIV and the gurus: religiosity, plurality and the challenge of a 'Hindu' response / Nalin Mehta and Upahar Pramanik -- Unmarried Muslim youth and sex education in the Bustees of Kolkata / Kabita Chakraborty -- The intoxicated poor: alcohol, morality and power and the boatmen of Banaras / Assa Doron -- Between medicine and manthravady: agency and identity in Paniya health / Suman Badami -- Learning from infertility: gender, health inequities and faith healers in women's experiences of disrupted reproduction in Rajasthan / Maya Unnithan -- The practice and meanings of spiritual healing in Nepal / Asha Lal Tamang and Alex Broom
Subject Public health -- South Asia
Health -- Social aspects -- South Asia
Health -- Religious aspects
Medical policy -- South Asia
Religion and culture -- South Asia
Religion and sociology -- South Asia
Alt Author Doron, Assa
Broom, Alex
Alt Title South Asian history and culture
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