Giok Ling Ooi

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The formation of slums need not be inevitable with rapid urbanization. Such an argument appears to be contradicted by evidence of large slum populations in a large number of developing countries and particularly in rapidly urbanizing regions like Asia. The evidence discussed suggests that city authorities faced with rapid urban development lack the capacity(More)
  • G L Ooi
  • The American journal of Chinese medicine
  • 1993
Traditional Chinese medicine as it persists in several East and Southeast Asian countries, has undergone major changes. Such changes have reinforced the trading aspects of traditional Chinese medical practice with relatively little advantage for the medical care component. This paper examines the nature of changes in contemporary ethnic Chinese medical(More)
  • G L Ooi
  • Social science & medicine
  • 1991
Chinese medicine persists in many parts of East and Southeast Asia. This persistence has meant the re-organisation of traditional Chinese medical practice. Institutional developments and adjustments observed among the traditional Chinese medical practitioners, the chung-i, have created diversity. Such diversity among the chung-i is evident by comparing not(More)
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