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The Resource Subjectivity : ethnographic investigations, edited by João Biehl, Byron Good, Arthur Kleinman.

Subjectivity : ethnographic investigations, edited by João Biehl, Byron Good, Arthur Kleinman.

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Subjectivity : ethnographic investigations
Title
Subjectivity
Title remainder
ethnographic investigations
Statement of responsibility
edited by João Biehl, Byron Good, Arthur Kleinman.
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Language
eng
Summary
This innovative volume is an extended intellectual conversation about the ways personal lives are being undone and remade today. Examining the ethnography of the modern subject, this preeminent group of scholars probes the continuity and diversity of modes of personhood across a range of Western and non-Western societies. Contributors consider what happens to individual subjectivity when stable or imagined environments such as nations and communities are transformed or displaced by free trade economics, terrorism, and war; how new information and medical technologies reshape the relation one h
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non fiction
Nature of contents
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Series statement
Ethnographic studies in subjectivity
Series volume
7
Subjectivity : ethnographic investigations, edited by João Biehl, Byron Good, Arthur Kleinman.
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Subjectivity : ethnographic investigations, edited by João Biehl, Byron Good, Arthur Kleinman.
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1pnpkw
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Contributors; Introduction: Rethinking Subjectivity; PART I. TRANSFORMATIONS IN SOCIAL EXPERIENCE AND SUBJECTIVITY; 1. The Vanishing Subject: The Many Faces of Subjectivity; 2. The Experiential Basis of Subjectivity: How Individuals Change in the Context of Societal Transformation; 3. How the Body Speaks: Illness and the Lifeworld among the Urban Poor; 4. Anthropological Observation and Self-Formation; PART II. POLITICAL SUBJECTS; 5. Hamlet in Purgatory; 6. America's Transient Mental Illness: A Brief History of the Self-Traumatized Perpetrator
  • 7. Violence and the Politics of Remorse: Lessons from South AfricaPART III. MADNESS AND SOCIAL SUFFERING; 8. The Subject of Mental Illness: Psychosis, Mad Violence, and Subjectivity in Indonesia; 9. The "Other" of Culture in Psychosis: The Ex-Centricity of the Subject; 10. Hoarders and Scrappers: Madness and the Social Person in the Interstices of the City; PART IV. LIFE TECHNOLOGIES; 11. Whole Bodies, Whole Persons? Cultural Studies, Psychoanalysis, and Biology; 12. The Medical Imaginary and the Biotechnical Embrace: Subjective Experiences of Clinical Scientists and Patients
  • 13. "To Be Freed from the Infirmity of (the) Age": Subjectivity, Life-Sustaining Treatment, and Palliative Medicine14. A Life: Between Psychiatric Drugs and Social Abandonment; Epilogue. To Live with What Would Otherwise Be Unendurable: Return(s) to Subjectivities; Index
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