The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down is a great showcase of why the American healthcare system needs a huge coss-cultural training overhaul. A Hmong family combats and tries to understand a system that was neither created with them in mind nor puts thier spirituality near the scientific system in the hierarchy of thought. Oh, cultural relativism! You frustrating, but important concept!