Cambodians and their doctors [electronic resource] :a medical anthropology of colonial and postcolonial Cambodia / Jan Ovesen and Ing-Britt Trankell.
By: Ovesen, Jan.
Contributor(s): Trankell, Ing-Britt | Nordic Institute of Asian Studies.Material type: BookSeries: Nordic Institute of Asian Studies monograph series: no. 117.Publisher: Copenhagen : NIAS Press, 2010Description: 1 online resource (xv, 301 p.) : ill., map.ISBN: 9788776945794 (electronic bk.); 8776945790 (electronic bk.).Other title: Medical anthropology of colonial and postcolonial Cambodia.Subject(s): Delivery of Health Care -- history -- Cambodia | Health Services -- history -- Cambodia | History, 20th Century -- Cambodia | Medicine, Traditional -- Cambodia | Public Health Practice -- history -- Cambodia | Medical anthropology -- Cambodia | Public health -- Anthropological aspects -- Cambodia | Medicine -- Cambodia -- French influences | Traditional medicine -- Cambodia | Medical care -- Cambodia -- History -- 20th century | Cambodia -- Social conditions -- 20th century | HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / General | HEALTH & FITNESS / Health Care Issues | MEDICAL / Diseases | MEDICAL / Health Care Delivery | MEDICAL / Health Policy | MEDICAL / Public Health | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disease & Health Issues | 1900 - 1999 | Medical anthropology | Medical care | Medicine -- French influences | Public health -- Anthropological aspects | Social history | Traditional medicine | CambodiaGenre/Form: Electronic books. | History.DDC classification: 362.109596 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-295) and index.
Colonialism and medicine in Indochina -- French medicine in Cambodia -- The Khmer Rouge medical regime and socialist health -- Indigenous practitioners : healers, spirit mediums and magic monks -- Midwives and the medicalization of motherhood -- Leprosy : symbol and social suffering -- Contemporary healthcare resources.
Description based on print version record.