Folk healing and Health Care practices in Britain and Ireland

Book ID:
7770
Title:
Folk healing and Health Care practices in Britain and Ireland
Subtitle:
Stethescopes, wands and crystals
Author:
'McClean, Stuart', 'Moore, Ronnie', 'VARIOUS'
ISBN number:
9781845456726
Publisher name:
Berghahn Books
Edition number:
First
Book type:
Hardback
First edition date:
2010
Pages:
268
Dewey decimal number:
615.852 VAR
Dust jacket:
No
Volume number:
Epistemologies of Healing Volume 8
Language:
English
Photographs:
No
Illustrations:
No
Bibliography:
Yes
Notes:

Edited by Ronnie Moore and Stuart McClean.

Chapter 1. Introduction: Folk Healing in Contemporary Britain and Ireland: Revival, Revitalisation or Reinvention?
Ronnie Moore and Stuart McClean

Chapter 2. Folk Healing and a Post-scientific World
Ronnie Moore and Stuart McClean

Chapter 3. The Medical Marketplace and Medical Tradition in Nineteenth-century Ireland
Catherine Cox

Chapter 4. Folk Healing in Rural Wales: The Use of Wool Measuring
Susan Philpin

Chapter 5. A General Practice, A Country Practice: The Cure, the Charm and Informal Healing in Northern Ireland
Ronnie Moore

Chapter 6. Rescuing Folk Remedies: Ethnoknowledge and the Reinvention of Indigenous Herbal Medicine in Britain
Ayo Wahlberg

Chapter 7. Crystal and Spiritual Healing in Northern England: Folk-inspired Systems of Medicine
Stuart McClean

Chapter 8. Medical Pluralism in the Republic of Ireland: Biomedicines as Ethnomedicines
Anne Macfarlane and Tomas deBrun

Chapter 9. Born To It and Then Pushed Out of It: Folk Healing in the New Complementary and Alternative Medicine Marketplace
Geraldine Lee-Treweek

Chapter 10. Beyond Legislation: Why Chicken Soup and Regulation Don’t Mix
Julie Stone

Chapter 11. Epilogue: Towards Authentic Medicine: Bodies and Boundaries
Stuart McClean and Ronnie Moore