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TitleHealth, culture and religion in South Asia : critical perspectives
Author edited by Assa Doron and Alex Broom
Imprint London : Routledge, 2011
Descript x, 153p. : ill. ; 26 cm


Class and the clinic: the subject of medical pluralism and the transmission of inequality -- Spatial boundaries and moralities of gender: considerations from obstetric and gynaecological practice in Chennai, South India -- Occupational health, risk and science in India's global factories -- Injecting drug use and HIV in northeast India: negotiating a public health response in a complex environment -- HIV and the gurus: religiosity, plurality and the challenge of a "Hindu" response -- Unmarried Muslim youth and sex education in the Bustees of Kolkata -- The intoxicated poor: alcohol, morality and power and the boatmen of Banaras -- Between medicine and manthravady: a gency and identity in Paniya health -- Learning from infertility: gender, health inequities and faith healers in women's experiences of disrupted reproduction in Rajasthan -- The practice and meanings of spiritual healing in Nepal

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

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