Vita

Author: João Biehl
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520951468
Size: 48.12 MB
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This haunting, unforgettable story centers on a young woman named Catarina, increasingly paralyzed and said to be mad, living out her time at Vita.

Vita

Author: João Biehl
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520272951
Size: 38.90 MB
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"João Biehl's Vita is a greatly arresting work. The tale of Catarina is one that haunts the reader.

Vita

Author: João Biehl
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520242785
Size: 29.27 MB
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Vita, Brazil, is a place where the unwanted, the mentally ill, the sick and the homeless are left to die. This text is for anyone attempting to understand the conditions of life, thought and ethics in the contemporary world.

Will To Live

Author: João Guilherme Biehl
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691130088
Size: 71.30 MB
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This is one of the few studies of AIDS than can claim to move easily between a deeply affecting psychological analysis, born of careful ethnographic work and of long-term conversations few are privileged to have, and a more experience ...

Subjectivity

Author: João Biehl
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520247930
Size: 48.91 MB
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Talks about the ways personal lives are being undone and remade today. This book examines the ethnography of the modern subject, probes the continuity and diversity of modes of personhood across a range of Western and non-Western societies.

Life In Debt

Author: Clara Han
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520272099
Size: 74.31 MB
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Her vivid ethnography plunges into the moral economy of a society entangled between memory and pardon, revealing the ethical work undertaken by those who accept the present without disclaiming the past.

Renegade Dreams

Author: Laurence Ralph
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022603285X
Size: 20.77 MB
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Renegade Dreams is their story.

Improvising Medicine

Author: Julie Livingston
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822353423
Size: 30.14 MB
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Focused on Botswana's only dedicated oncology ward, Improvising Medicine renders the experiences of patients, their relatives, and clinical staff during a cancer epidemic.

Living Narrative

Author: Elinor Ochs
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674041592
Size: 40.72 MB
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This pathbreaking book looks at everyday storytelling as a twofold phenomenon--a response to our desire for coherence, but also to our need to probe and acknowledge the enigmatic aspects of experience.