• From Doctor to Healer: The Transformative Journey

    From Doctor to Healer: The Transformative Journey (Hardback) By (author) Robbie E. Davis-Floyd, By (author) Gloria St.John


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    DescriptionWhy train for seven years in Western ways and then move to homoeopathy and Chinese medicine? This book traces the transformational journeys of 40 American physicians who have made this move, outlining the basic models of American health care - technocratic, humanistic and holistic - on the way.

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    From Doctor to Healer
    The Transformative Journey
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robbie E. Davis-Floyd, By (author) Gloria St.John
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 293
    Width: 161 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 640 g
    ISBN 13: 9780813525198
    ISBN 10: 0813525195

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0
    BIC subject category V2: BG, MB
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 420
    BIC subject category V2: MX
    BISAC V2.8: MED104000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
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    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: MED040000
    DC21: 610.6952
    B&T Approval Code: A65803600
    BISAC V2.8: SOC002010
    DC22: 610/.1
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: R733 .D38 1998
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    Illustrations note
    4 tables
    Rutgers University Press
    Imprint name
    Rutgers University Press
    Publication date
    01 January 1999
    Publication City/Country
    New Brunswick, NJ
    Author Information
    ROBBIE DAVIS-FLOYD is a research fellow at the University of Texas, Austin, and a medical anthropologist. She is the author of Birth as an American Rite of Passage and co-editor of Childbirth and Authoritative Knowledge: Cross-Cultural Perspectives and Cyborg Babies: From Techno-Sex to Techno-Tots. GLORIA ST. JOHN has been involved in the business end of health care for 25 years and has served as executive director of the MetaPhysicians.
    Review quote
    "A valuable map of the complex medical revolution that is slowly affecting us all."--David Hess "Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute "