Medical Marginality in South Asia: Situating Subaltern Therapeutics

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Examining the world of popular healing in South Asia, this book looks at the way that it is marginalised by the state and medical establishment while at the same time being very important in the everyday lives of the poor. It describes and analyses a world of `subaltern therapeutics' that both interacts with and resists state-sanctioned and elite forms of medical practice. The relationship is seen as both a historical as well as ongoing one. Focusing on those who exist and practice in the shadow of statist medicine, the ...

Medical Marginality in South Asia: Situating Subaltern Therapeutics 2015, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138948297

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Medical Marginality in South Asia: Situating Subaltern Therapeutics 2012, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415502412

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