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Winkelman, Michael

Overview
Works: 75 works in 180 publications in 2 languages and 5,712 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Cross-cultural studies  Drama  Situation comedies (Television programs)  Television comedies  Comparative studies 
Roles: Author, Editor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Winkelman
Shamanism : the neural ecology of consciousness and healing by Michael Winkelman( )

12 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cross-cultural and neuropsychological perspectives on shamanism reveal that it produces an adaptive integrative mode of consciousness. Shamanic altered states of consciousness (ASC) are related to brain organization and processes, showing shamanism's concern with socioemotional and self functions of the paleomammalian brain and cognitive capacities based in presentational symbolism, metaphor, analogy, and mimesis. Integration of cross-cultural and neurological perspectives illustrates homologies which reveal the psychobiological basis of shamanism and soul journeys, guardian spirits, death and
Shamanism : a biopsychosocial paradigm of consciousness and healing by Michael Winkelman( )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the publisher. What does the brain do during "soul journeys"? How do shamans alter consciousness and why is this important for healing? Are shamans different from other kinds of healers? Is there a connection between the rituals performed by chimpanzees and traditional shamanistic practices? All of these questions{u2014}and many more{u2014}are answered in Shamanism, Second Edition: A Biopsychosocial Paradigm of Consciousness and Healing. This text contains crosscultural examinations of the nature of shamanism, biological perspectives on alterations of consciousness, mechanisms of shamanistic healing, as well as the evolutionary origins of shamanism. It presents the shamanic paradigm within a biopsychosocial framework for explaining successful human evolution through group rituals. In the final chapter,"the author compares shamanistic rituals with chimpanzee displays to identify homologies that point to the ritual dynamics of our ancient hominid ancestors
Altering consciousness : multidisciplinary perspectives by Etzel Cardeña( )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Altered consciousness is one of humanity's most mystical and life-altering aspects. These remarkable changes in mental state have understandably been a topic of general interest and scientific inquiry across time. Beyond simply satisfying our curiosity, however, studies focused upon altered consciousness can also bring valuable insights into our experience, biology, and culture. This unprecedented set of books will intrigue anyone interested in psychology, biology and neurology, science, history, arts and the humanities, and literature on consciousness, from general readers to scholar and researchers. An impressive collection of international contributors address altered states of consciousness from the perspectives of history, evolution, psychology, culture, literature, human biology, contemporary science, and society, seeking to illuminate the causes, effects, and meanings of altered consciousness. The first volume provides an introduction and centers on the importance of altered states in history, culture, and the humanities, while the second volume presents biological and psychological perspectives on altered consciousness and examines their potential for healing and pathology
Psychedelic medicine : new evidence for hallucinogenic substances as treatments( Book )

12 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays examining the current status of the therapeutic potential of hallucinogenic substances, exploring how the drugs can be used to effectively treat a wide range of conditions
Divination and healing : potent vision( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culture and health : applying medical anthropology by Michael Winkelman( Book )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culture and Health offers an overview of different areas of culture and health, building on foundations of medical anthropology and health behavior theory. It shows how to address the challenges of cross-cultural medicine through interdisciplinary cultural-ecological models and personal and institutional developmental approaches to cross-cultural adaptation and competency. The book addresses the perspectives of clinically applied anthropology, trans-cultural psychiatry and the medical ecology, critical medical anthropology and symbolic paradigms as frameworks for enhanced comprehension of health and the medical encounter. Includes cultural case studies, applied vignettes, and self-assessments
Pilgrimage and healing( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book creatively brings together the two literatures on pilgrimage and on ritual healing in a way neither set of books does on its own. It also adds a contemporary flair, with articles on Burning Man and on the Run to the Vietnam Memorial....A solid piece of scholarship with an exquisite introduction and collection of well-documented and engagingly written articles
Marriage relationships in Tudor political drama by Michael Winkelman( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Drawing on evidence from playbooks and historical chronicles as well as contemporary work in gender studies, audience-response theory, and anthropology, this book explores how during a time of anxiety-inducing change, playwrights discussed controversies and propounded remedies; theatre played a pivotal role in shaping society."--Jacket
Shamans, priests, and witches : a cross-cultural study of magico-religious practitioners by Michael Winkelman( Book )

7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnic sensitivity in social work by Michael Winkelman( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supernatural as natural : a biocultural approach to religion by Michael Winkelman( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fragility of turf : the neighborhoods of New York City by Michael Winkelman( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnic relations in the U.S. : a sociohistorical cultural systems approach by Michael Winkelman( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Altering Consciousness, 2 Volumes : Multidisciplinary Perspectives by Etzel Cardeña( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From prehistoric caves to current raves and virtual reality technology, humanity has always sought to alter its consciousness. Altered states of consciousness can be achieved through dreaming, drumming, dancing, meditation, hypnosis, fasting, sex, and a number of other human activities. These strategies affect consciousness by mimicking the natural responses of our nervous system
Cultural awareness, sensitivity and competence by Michael Winkelman( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This text provides a general orientation to adapting to cross-cultural differences that is applicable across all fields of life, especially in the helping professions such as social work, cross-cultural psychology, medicine, nursing, public health and education. The text provides perspectives that are useful for addressing the adaptations to cultural differences that are addressed in sociology, anthropology, social work, psychology, education and health sciences classes. The text addresses the fundamental aspects of intercultural relations including: race, ethnicity, culture, prejudice, discrimination, and the process dynamics of intergroup relations. Course introduces assessment tools for determining levels of cross-cultural development and specific educational strategies for promoting development of cultural awareness, sensitivity and competence."--http://michaelwinkelman.com/2009/11/cultural-aware ness-sensitivity-and-competency/
A cross-cultural study of magico-religios practitioners by Michael Winkelman( )

5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shamanism and altered states of consciousness( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real McCoys( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A happy-go-lucky West Virginia mountain family moves to a ranch in California's San Fernando Valley. Grampa Amos McCoy is a porch-rockin', gol-darnin', consarnin' old codger with a wheezy voice who loves to meddle in other people's affairs -- neighbors and kin alike
 
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Shamanism : the neural ecology of consciousness and healing
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Shamanism : a biopsychosocial paradigm of consciousness and healingAltering consciousness : multidisciplinary perspectivesPsychedelic medicine : new evidence for hallucinogenic substances as treatmentsDivination and healing : potent visionCulture and health : applying medical anthropologyPilgrimage and healingMarriage relationships in Tudor political dramaEthnic sensitivity in social workSupernatural as natural : a biocultural approach to religion
Alternative Names
Winkelman, Michael J.

Winkelman, Michael James 1954-

Languages
English (114)

German (3)