Author: João Biehl
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520951468
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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.

Will To Live

Author: João Guilherme Biehl
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691130088
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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 ...

Das Selbst Als Netzwerk

Author: Michalis Kontopodis
Publisher: transcript Verlag
ISBN: 3839415993
Size: 19.37 MB
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Seit Michel Foucault werden mit »Technologien des Selbst« Praktiken bezeichnet, mit denen die Menschen derart auf sich und ihre Lebensumstände einwirken, dass ihre Leben gewissen ästhetischen Vorstellungen zu entsprechen beginnen.


Author: João Biehl
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520247930
Size: 77.84 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.

The Ethics Of Everyday Life

Author: Michael Banner
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191030775
Size: 46.28 MB
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Moral Theology, Social Anthropology, and the Imagination of the Human Michael
Banner ... In Vita: Life in a Zone of Social Abandonment,33 João Biehl joins
words and highly arresting (and highly aesthetic) photographs to depict the
suffering ...

Global Pharmaceuticals

Author: Adriana Petryna
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822337416
Size: 37.76 MB
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Vita: Life in a zone of social abandonment. Social Text I9(3):131-149. Biehl, Joao,
with Denise Coutinho e Ana Luzia Outeiro. 20O1b. Technology and affect: HIV/
AIDS testing in Brazil. Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry 25:87-129. Biehl, Joao.

Beyond Liberation Theology

Author: Ivan Petrella
Publisher: Hymns Ancient and Modern Ltd
ISBN: 0334041341
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... these thinkers come from a context of affluence; the suffering they speak to is
real and painful, yet rarely life threatening. ... I'll use here, fittingly, comes from a
witness, an anthropologist.11 The image is Vita, a zone of social abandonment.