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  • What Really Mattersby Arthur Kleinman

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 19.99

    Tells the stories of a handful of men and women, some of whom have lived through some of the most fundamental transitions of the turbulent twentieth century. Each is caught up in existential moral experiences that define what it means to be human, and their stories reveal just how malleable moral life is. more...

  • Rethinking Psychiatryby Arthur Kleinman

    Free Press 2008; US$ 20.95

    In this book, Kleinman proposes an international view of mental illness and mental care. Arthur Kleinman, M.D., examines how the prevalence and nature of disorders vary in different cultures, how clinicians make their diagnoses, and how they heal, and the educational and practical implications of a true understanding of the interplay between biology... more...

  • Rethinking Psychiatryby Arthur Kleinman

    Free Press 2008; Not Available

    In this book, Kleinman proposes an international view of mental illness and mental care. Arthur Kleinman, M.D., examines how the prevalence and nature of disorders vary in different cultures, how clinicians make their diagnoses, and how they heal, and the educational and practical implications of a true understanding of the interplay between biology... more...

  • Rethinking Psychiatryby Arthur Kleinman

    Free Press 2008; Not Available

    In this book, Kleinman proposes an international view of mental illness and mental care. Arthur Kleinman, M.D., examines how the prevalence and nature of disorders vary in different cultures, how clinicians make their diagnoses, and how they heal, and the educational and practical implications of a true understanding of the interplay between biology... more...

  • Behind the Silenceby Jing-Bao Nie; Arthur Kleinman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 32.99

    Behind the Silence is the first in-depth work in any language to explore the diverse perspectives of mainland Chinese regarding induced abortion and fetal life in the context of the world's most ambitious and intrusive family planning program. Through his investigation of public silence, official standpoints, forgotten controversies from the imperial... more...

  • Psychosocial Aspects of Depressionby Joseph Becker; Arthur Kleinman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    Despite general agreement that psychosocial factors play an important role in various facets of the etiology, onset, treatment response and outcome of depressive disorders, the replicability of research results has left much to be desired. Because much of this unreliability has been attributed to variability in diagnostic criteria, this volume focuses... more...

  • Science of the Placeboby Harry Guess; Linda Engel; Arthur Kleinman; John Kusek

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2002; US$ 47.95

    Based on a meeting in November 2000, this book brings together researchers from a wide range of disciplines to examine the biological, behavioral, social, cultural and ethical aspects related to the placebo effect. Perspectives on the necessity for including a placebo in randomized clinical trials will also be examined. This is the first attempt to... more...

  • Subjectivityby Joćo Biehl; Byron J. Good; Arthur Kleinman

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 65.00

    This innovative volume is an extended intellectual conversation about the ways personal lives are being undone and remade today. Examining the ethnography of the modern subject, this preeminent group of scholars probes the continuity and diversity of modes of personhood across a range of Western and non-Western societies. Contributors consider what... more...

  • Reimagining Global Healthby Paul Farmer; Arthur Kleinman; Jim Kim; Matthew Basilico

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 39.95

    Bringing together the experience, perspective and expertise of Paul Farmer, Jim Yong Kim, and Arthur Kleinman, Reimagining Global Health provides an original, compelling introduction to the field of global health. Drawn from a Harvard course developed by their student Matthew Basilico, this work provides an accessible and engaging framework for the... more...

  • Governance of Life in Chinese Moral Experienceby Everett Zhang; Arthur Kleinman; Weiming Tu

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 58.95

    China has experienced a tremendous turn-around over the past three decades from the ethos of sacrificing life to the emergent appeal for valuing life. This book takes an interdisciplinary look at China during these decades of transformation through the defining theme of governance of life. With an emphasis on how to achieve an adequate life, the contributors... more...