Complementary Medicine Today: Practitioners and Patients

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Tavistock/Routledge, 1992 - Alternative Medicine. - 235 pages
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Complementary or alternative medicine consists of a variety of clinical practices. This study examines the effects of its rise in popularity, the questions it raises for the orthodox medical profession, its social and political context and the attitudes of patients using complementary medicine.

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Ursula Sharma is an established author who trained as an anthropologist and has conducted fieldwork both in India and Britain. She has held posts at the University of Delhi and at Keele University, teaching sociology and social anthropology. She is currently Professor of Comparative Sociology at the University of Derby.

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