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Title The mainstreaming of complementary and alternative medicine : studies in social context / edited by Philip Tovey, Gary Easthope and Jon Adams
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2004


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  615.5 Tov/Moc  AVAILABLE
Description xx, 180 pages ; 25 cm
regular print
Contents Foreword: the end(s) of scientific medicine? / Bryan S. Turner -- Introduction / Philip Tovey, Gary Easthope and Jon Adams -- 1. Consumption as activism: an examination of CAM as part of the consumer movement in health / Melinda Goldner -- 2. Health as individual responsibility: possibilities and personal struggle / Kahryn Hughes -- 3. Evidence-based medicine and CAM / Evan Willis and Kevin White -- 4. The regulation of practice: practitioners and their interactions with organisations / Kevin Dew -- 5. The corporatisation and commercialisation of CAM / Fran Collyer -- 6. Integration and paradigm clash: the practical difficulties of integrative medicine / Ian Coulter -- 7. CAM practitioners and the professionalisation process: a Canadian comparative case study / Heather Boon, Sandy Welsh, Merrijoy Kelner and Beverley Wellman -- 8. Demarcating the medical/non-medical border: Occupational boundary-work within GPs' accounts of their integrative practice / Jon Adams
9. CAM and nursing: from advocacy to critical sociology / Jon Adams and Philip Tovey -- Postscript / Philip Tovey, Gary Easthope and Jon Adams
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Alternative medicine -- Social aspects.
Alternative medicine -- History.
Sociology, Medical.
Complementary Therapies -- trends.
Genre/Form History.
Author Tovey, Philip, 1963-
Adams, Jon, 1971-
Easthope, Gary.
LC no. 2002037124
ISBN 0415266998 :
0415267005 paperback