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Introduction: Entangled Epistemes
Harish Naraindas, Johannes Quack & William Sax

Chapter 1. Medicines of the Imagination: Cultural Phenomenology, Medical Pluralism and the Persistence of Mind-Body Dualism
Laurence J. Kirmayer

Chapter 2. Porous Dividuals? Complying to a Healing Temple (Balaji) and a Psychiatric Out-patient Department (OPD)
Johannes Quack

Chapter 3. Medical Individualism and the Dividual Person
Francis Zimmermann

Chapter 4. My Vaidya and my Gynecologist: Agency, Authority and Risk in Quest of a Child
Harish Naraindas

Chapter 5. Davaa and Duaa: Negotiating Psychiatry and Ritual Healing of Madness
Helene Basu

Chapter 6. A Healing Practice in Kerala
William Sax and Hari Bhaskar

Chapter 7. Ayurveda in Britain: The Twin Imperatives of Professionalisation and Spiritual Seeking
Maya Warrier

Notes on Contributors

Asymmetrical Conversations

Contestations, Circumventions, and the Blurring of Therapeutic Boundaries

Edited by Harish Naraindas, Johannes Quack, and William S. Sax

276 pages, bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78238-308-6 Hb Published (May 2014)

eISBN 978-1-78238-309-3 eBook