[E–book] The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures


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  • The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures
  • Anne Fadiman
  • English
  • 18 September 2020
  • 9780374525644

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  1. says: Anne Fadiman Õ 7 Read [E–book] The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures

    [E–book] The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures “When Lia was about three months old her older sister Yer slammed the front door of the Lees’ apartment A few moments later Lia’s eyes rolled up her arms jerked over her head and she fainted The Lees had little doubt what had happened Despite the careful installation of Lia’s soul during the hu plig ceremony the noise of the door had been so profoundly frightening that her soul had fled her body and become los

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    characters The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures [E–book] The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures review ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Õ Anne Fadiman I knew a little about this case and before I read the book I was certain I’d feel infuriated with the Hmong family and feel nothing but disrespect for them and would side with the American side even though I have my issues with the western medical establishment as well Not that I didn’t feel angry and amused at time

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    [E–book] The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures If you can’t see that your own culture has its own set of interests emotions and biases how can you expect to deal succe

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    [E–book] The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures This is the heartbreaking story of Lia a Hmong girl with epilepsy in Merced It is intended to be an ethnography describing two different cultural approaches to Lia's sickness her Hmong parents' and her American doctors'Don't read any further unless you don't mind knowing the basic story told in this book there are no spoilers since this is not a book with a surprise ending but if you want to keep a completely open mind stop now I

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    characters The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures [E–book] The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures Anne Fadiman Õ 7 Read What an incredible read A clash of Western medicine with Hmong culture exasperated by a lack of translators cultural understanding and education on both sides Anne Fadiman shows how the situation involving one very sick child went wrong and makes suggestions as to effective ways to communicate and provide care I really en

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    [E–book] The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures review ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Õ Anne Fadiman characters The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures A book like this one should be reuired reading for anyone who lives in a community of multicultural members and

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    [E–book] The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures characters The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures This is an impressive work The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down is a nonfiction book I've been meaning to read for years and I'm

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    [E–book] The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures review ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Õ Anne Fadiman characters The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures This is one of the best books I've read I guess it would be considered part of the medical anthropology genre but it's so compelling that it sheds that very dry nerdly sounding label This was recommended to me in a cultural literacy course and it certainly delivered The story is of the treatment of the epileptic child of a Hmong immigrant

  9. says: [E–book] The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures review ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Õ Anne Fadiman

    characters The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures [E–book] The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures review ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Õ Anne Fadiman There are so many valuable aspects to this book it's hard to decide what to mention Having just learned that Lia the subject of the book passed away within the last week I'd like to express sheer admiration to her family and especially her parents for loving and caring for her for so many years Along with a large influx of Hmong Lia lived in

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    [E–book] The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures review ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Õ Anne Fadiman In Hmong culture they revere their children so much it is wonderful This little girl was her parent's favorite and they believed her epilepsy was a special gift that made her in tune with the spirit world Many of t

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The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures

characters The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures Free download é The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures 107 Of human feeling Sherwin Nuland said of the account There are no villains in Fadiman's tale just as there are no heroes People are presented as she saw them in their humility and their frailty and their nobilit. This is an impressive work The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down is a nonfiction book I ve been meaning to read for years and I m glad I finally made time for it Anne Fadiman writes about the clash of two cultures Hmong and Western medicine By following one Hmong family in California as they struggle to care for their epileptic daughter we see how difficult it can be to assimilate especially when there are strong differences in the culture of healing Fascinating and engaging I highly recommend this book

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characters The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures Free download é The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures 107 Lia Lee was born in 1982 to a family of recent Hmong immigrants and soon developed symptoms of epilepsy By 1988 she was living at home but was brain dead after a tragic cycle of misunderstanding over medication. I knew a little about this case and before I read the book I was certain I d feel infuriated with the Hmong family and feel nothing but disrespect for them and would side with the American side even though I have my issues with the western medical establishment as well Not that I didn t feel angry and amused at times with both sides but I also ended up empathizing with the people in both sides of this culture clash which is a testament to Anne Fadiman s account of the events My culture is definitely that of an American well a subculture anyway as there are obviously many cultures within America and I am fairly wedded to it but I really appreciated this look into a culture so different from my ownAnne Fadiman does a remarkable job of communicating both sides of this story it s probably one of the best examples of cross cultural understanding that I ve ever read It s ostensibly about a young Hmong girl with epilepsy and her family s conflict with the American medical establishment and there is much about them here But it s also a wonderful history book There s much background about the Hmong people going back centuries and recent history also It also made me sympathize with the difficulties of the immigrant experience especially for those who settle in a place so different from their homelandI learned so much about the Hmong people I knew very little before reading this book and what I knew contained some inaccuracies or at least a lack of context And as I was reading I was really struck by how cultural differences and the cultural differences between the Hmong and American cultures is about as far apart as it gets can completely hinder communication if they re not acknowledged and attempts are made to bridge the gap This is a great book to read if you want to try to understand any people who are different from you in any wayBeautifully written and an enjoyable read Lehrbuch Der Albanischen Sprache in 1982 to a family of recent Hmong Madame Tussaud A Novel of the French Revolution immigrants and soon developed symptoms of epilepsy By 1988 she was living at home but was brain dead after a tragic cycle of misunderstanding over medication. 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characters The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures Free download é The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down A Hmong Child Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures 107 And culture clash What the doctors viewed as clinical efficiency the Hmong viewed as frosty arrogance The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down is a tragedy of Shakespearean dimensions written with the deepest. A book like this one should be reuired reading for anyone who lives in a community of multicultural members and nowadays that s probably just about everyone Sadly and not surprisingly those who would probably most benefit from a book like this would probably be the ones least likely to read itIt s an eye opener on cross cultural issues especially those in the medical field but also in the religious as the Hmong don t distinguish between the two In understandable and compelling language it also explains the background of the Hmong historically a migrating people without a country and their CIA recruited role in the American War in landlocked Laos a place they didn t want to leave but were forced out of and how so many of them ended up in Merced CAThere s a lot to learn here but the most important thing for me was the perhaps needless conflict and heartbreak that can result when bureaucracies try to fit everyone into their one does not fit all pigeonholes