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Medical Identities: Healing, Well Being and Personhood
by Kent Maynard
Illness and misfortune more broadly are ubiquitous; thus, healing roles or professions are also universal. Ironically, however, little attention has been paid to those who heal or promote wellbeing. These come in many different guises: in some societies, healing is highly professional and specialized; in some cases, it is more preventative, in others more interventionist. ...more
Hardcover, 172 pages
Published May 30th 2007 by Berghahn Books
(first published May 20th 2007)
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