By Arielle A. Smith
Since the flip of the century Singapore has sustained a name for either austere governance and state of the art biomedical amenities and learn. trying to emphasize Singapore's capability for "modern drugs" and advance their burgeoning biopharmaceutical undefined, this picture has explicitly excluded chinese language medication – regardless of its great reputation among Singaporeans from all walks of lifestyles, and especially among Singapore's ethnic chinese language majority. This e-book examines the use and perform of chinese language drugs in Singapore, specially in way of life, and contributes to anthropological debates in regards to the post-colonial intersection of information, identification, and governmentality, and to transnational reviews of chinese language drugs as a permeable, plural, and fluid practice.
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Capturing Quicksilver: The Position, Power, and Plasticity of Chinese Medicine in Singapore (Epistemologies of Healing) by Arielle A. Smith