The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down

Author: Anne Fadiman
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9781429931113
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Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced, California, a chain of events was set in motion from which neither she nor her parents nor ...

The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down

Author: Anne Fadiman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0374533407
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A study in the collision between Western medicine and the beliefs of a traditional culture focuses on a hospitalized child of Laotian immigrants whose belief that illness is a spiritual matter comes into conflict with doctors' methods.

Dancing Skeletons

Author: Katherine A. Dettwyler
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 1478611588
Size: 60.18 MB
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The 20th Anniversary Edition includes a 13-page “Q&A with the Author” in which Dettwyler responds to typical questions she has received individually from students who have been assigned Dancing Skeletons as well as audience questions at ...

Global Health Care

Author: Carol Holtz
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 0763799645
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This revised edition equips students with up-to-date information on a variety of global health topics and perspectives.

Cultural Diversity In Health And Illness

Author: Rachel E. Spector
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134413474
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book.

At Large And At Small

Author: Anne Fadiman
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1429922966
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Many of these essays were composed "under the influence" of the subject at hand.

Hmong American Concepts Of Health

Author: Dia Cha
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135944393
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Cancer Case Ignites Culture Clash; Hmong Parents Refuse To Agree To Court
Ordered Chemotherapy For Teenage ... The Spirit Catches You and You Fall
Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures.