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Description - Assembling Therapeutics: Cultures, Politics and Materiality by Suvi Salmenniemi

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This volume examines the ways in which people engage with therapeutic practices, such as life coaching, mindfulness, complementary and alternative medicine, sex and relationship counselling, spiritual healing and self-tracking. It investigates how human and non-human actors, systems of thought and practice are assembled and interwoven in therapeutic engagements, and traces the situated, material and political dimensions of these engagements. By focusing on lived experiences through ethnographically informed case studies, the book elucidates the diverse forms, meanings and embodied effects of therapeutic engagements in different settings, as well as their potential for both oppressive and subversive social change. In this way, Assembling Therapeutics contributes to our understanding of multiple modes of healing, self-knowledge and power in contemporary societies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780815377979
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 228
Imprint: CRC Press Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 4-Sep-2019
Country of Publication: United States

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