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The Social basis of health and healing in Africa

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Social medicine -- Africa,
    • Healing -- Africa,
    • Medical anthropology -- Africa

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 437-472) and index.

      Statementedited by Steven Feierman and John M. Janzen ; sponsored by the Joint Committee on African Studies of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Social Science Research Council.
      SeriesComparative studies of health systems and medical care ;, no. 30
      ContributionsFeierman, Steven, 1940-, Janzen, John M., Joint Committee on African Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA418.3.A35 S63 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 487 p. :
      Number of Pages487
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1883407M
      ISBN 100520066804, 0520066812
      LC Control Number90044243

        Traditional healer preparing and drying out herbs. Johannesburg, South Africa. (CC BY SA ) According to traditional African belief, human beings are made up of various aspects – physical, spiritual, moral, and social. When these parts function together harmoniously, a person will be in good : Dhwty. Janzen’s research of the Lemba, which he described as a cult for elite men and women emphasizing alliance building through marriage, trade, and healing, led to the publication of his book Lemba (–): A Drum of Affliction in Africa and the new World (). In this book, Janzen identifies the sickness of the Lemba as resulting from subordinate's envy of the mercantile elite’s wealth.

      Toyin Falola and Dennis Ituavuar (eds.), The Political Economy of Health in Africa S. Feierman and J. Janzen (eds.), The Social Basis of Health and Healing in Africa S. Feierman, Peasant Intellectuals: History and Anthropology in Tanzania John Ford, The Role of the Trypanosomiases in African EcologyFile Size: KB.   Pastoral Care, Health, Healing, and Wholeness in African Contexts [Tapiwa Mucherera] is 20% off every day at Pastoral theologians from Congo, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, and Zimbabwe address, in this book, the issues of.

      healing and Western medicine in South Africa Summary There are two independent streams of health care in South Africa: traditional healing and Western medicine. Proposals to formally integrate the two streams have been made by the World Health Organization and by the South African Department of Health. Title: African traditional healers’ understanding of depression as a mental illness: implications for social work practice Department: Social Work and Criminology Supervisor: Dr C.L. Carbonatto The research reviews that the majority of Black South Africans will frequent a traditional African healer as a primary means of health care.


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Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and : Steven Feierman. The Social basis of health and healing in Africa. These essays are an account of disease, health and healing practices on the African continent.

The contributors all emphasize the social conditions linked to ill health and the development of local healing traditions, from Morocco to South Africa and from the precolonial era to the present. Here in eighteen essays is the first comprehensive account of disease, health,and healing practices in the African continent.

The contributors all emphasize the social conditions linked to ill health and the development of local healing traditions, from Morocco to South. Africa Concept of lleaUla la tlae Llglat of tlae. Bible In Africa one observes that the concept of health is far more social than biological.

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Janzen () -] Publisher: ASSR (FMG) Date issued: Access Cited by: 1. Feierman provides a review of the existing literature on health and healing in Africa. Feierman and Janzen is a comprehensive discussion of the social context of disease in Africa, including the development of local therapeutic traditions and the broad political and economic forces that negatively affect health and disease, such as colonialism and particular forms of production.

Van Schaik Publishers, Jan 1, - Health care reform - pages 1 Review This title attempts to capture the essence of transformation and trends in the South African health sector. The Social Basis of Health and Healing in Africa (Berkeley, Los Angeles and Oxford: University of California Press, ).

Other studies that have concentrated on faith healing ministries include, PaiviHasu, “Prosperity Gospels and EnchantedFile Size: 1MB. THE AFRICAN WORLDVIEW AS THE BASIS OF PRACTICE IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS for the helping professions and the related social sciences in South Africa to create space for the subjugated, marginalised African culture-based epistemologies, such as the African those who mostly are recipients of mental health services in South Africa.

Traditional African healing. The definition of traditional healing varies. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) (WHO, 8) traditional medicine/healing is “the sum total of all knowledge and practices, whether explicable or not, used in diagnosing, preventing or eliminating a physical, mental or social disequilibrium and which rely exclusively on past experience and Cited by: communities still rely on traditional health care (World Health Organisation [WHO] ).

The WHO () defines traditional medicine/health care as ‘the total combination of knowledge and practice, whether explicable or not, used in diagnosing, preventing or eliminating physical, mental and social .Her discussion of African and Indian medical encounters opens up a whole new way of thinking about the social basis of health and healing in South Africa.

This important book will be core reading for classes and future scholarship on health and healing in Africa.