Acknowledgements INTRODUCTION 1. The Study of Alternative Health 2. Biomedicine and the Loss of Meaning 3. Between the Aura and the Commodity 4. Technologies of the Self 5. New Social Movements 6. From Alternative to Complementary Medicine CONCLUSION Notes Index
Matthew Schneirov is Associate Professor of Sociology at Duquesne University. He is the author of The Dream of a New Social Order: Popular Magazines in America, 1893-1914. Jonathan David Geczik (1942-2001) was Professor of Political Science at the Community College of Allegheny County.