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Health status and lifestyle of the Oraon tea garden labourers of Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal

Subrata K. Roy and Tanaya Kundu Chowdhury

in Work and Health in India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447327363
eISBN:
9781447327370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327363.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter looks at the health and lifestyle factors among tea garden labourers in West Bengal. Tea garden labourers enjoy access to some free facilities like education for children, medical ... More


Neither Mainstream nor Alternative: LOHAS at the Crossroads

Monica M. Emerich

in The Gospel of Sustainability: Media, Market, and LOHAS

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036422
eISBN:
9780252093456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036422.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines LOHAS as a bridge between the two poles of the American marketplace—the “alternative” market and the “mainstream” or conventional market. This market-based binary shaped and ... More


The Pursuit of Happiness

Mark Jackson

in The Age of Stress: Science and the Search for Stability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199588626
eISBN:
9780191750779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588626.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

As the scientific credibility of biological theories of stress declined, Hans Selye turned to public lectures, media appearances, and popular publications to promote his concept of stress to the ... More


Mindful Consumption

Monica M. Emerich

in The Gospel of Sustainability: Media, Market, and LOHAS

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036422
eISBN:
9780252093456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036422.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter follows the trail of LOHAS texts in the infusion of consumption and production with spiritual meaning. It explores how LOHAS tries to depict sustainability and health as hip and fun, ... More


Healing the Self to Heal the World

Monica M. Emerich

in The Gospel of Sustainability: Media, Market, and LOHAS

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036422
eISBN:
9780252093456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036422.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how LOHAS salvages its “New Age” focus on self-development or actualization. It examines the Mind Cure, New Thought, and New Age movements in terms of their relationship to ... More


The Collective Conscience

Monica M. Emerich

in The Gospel of Sustainability: Media, Market, and LOHAS

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036422
eISBN:
9780252093456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036422.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter deals with LOHAS in the context of “community-building” and the formation of a collective conscience. LOHAS is ultimately a narrative about how to change the world using consumer ... More


Toward an Integrative Spirituality of Sustainability

Monica M. Emerich

in The Gospel of Sustainability: Media, Market, and LOHAS

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036422
eISBN:
9780252093456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036422.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter proposes that LOHAS represents a “spirituality of sustainability,” an integrative and pragmatic ethical system that seeks to help participants overcome the dissonance of modern life that ... More


The Business of Consciousness

Monica M. Emerich

in The Gospel of Sustainability: Media, Market, and LOHAS

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036422
eISBN:
9780252093456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036422.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter begins by discussing the international marketplace known as Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability or LOHAS for short. Created by two market organizations and embraced by ... More


A Vision of Health: Self, Society, and the Natural World

Monica M. Emerich

in The Gospel of Sustainability: Media, Market, and LOHAS

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036422
eISBN:
9780252093456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036422.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter articulates the LOHAS vision of health as a three-part holistic model of self, society, and the natural world. In turn, “holistic” has been described in LOHAS more through Eastern ... More


Apologies, Redemption, and Repair

Monica M. Emerich

in The Gospel of Sustainability: Media, Market, and LOHAS

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036422
eISBN:
9780252093456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036422.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter deals with the healed self, contextualized as united with the natural world, moving toward its reconciliation with the third arm of the holistic model of health—the social world. First, ... More


LOHAS, Social Reform, and Good Capitalism

Monica M. Emerich

in The Gospel of Sustainability: Media, Market, and LOHAS

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036422
eISBN:
9780252093456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036422.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter takes up with the healed self, the newly “conscious” change-agent, now interpellated as global “citizen” as he and she move from inner work to externalized work in the world. It focuses ... More


Afterword: Making ‘the Medical’

Mark Harrison

in Locating the Medical: Explorations in South Asian History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199486717
eISBN:
9780199092093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199486717.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This Afterword reflects on the creation of the category of ‘the medical’ and how it came to be inscribed in India during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It argues that the main factors ... More


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