This anthology explores medical and health-related problems from the perspectives of well-known health care practitioners and medical sociology researchers--all of whom have written about their lives and struggles in vivid detail. Explores major topics such as the healer's role, healers at work, healers and patients, healing and women, healing and outsiders, and re-creating healing institutions. Raises and explores the larger, basic issues of medical practice and medical institutions from a perspective based on firsthand experience and close observation. For those in the medical and health-related fields, and those interested in medical sociology.
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)