Vita

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.

Vita

Author: João Guilherme Biehl
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Will To Live

Author: João Biehl
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691143854
Size: 49.33 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 ...

Unfinished

Author: João Biehl
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822372452
Size: 16.18 MB
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Defying totalizing analytical schemes, these visionary essays articulate a human science of the uncertain and unknown and restore a sense of movement and possibility to ethics and political practice.

Subjectivity

Author: João Biehl
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520247930
Size: 75.17 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: 43.36 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: 58.44 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
Size: 43.10 MB
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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.

Life In Debt

Author: Clara Han
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520272099
Size: 55.66 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.

The Pastoral Clinic

Author: Angela Garcia
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520258290
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Lyrically evoking the Española Valley and its residents through conversations, encounters, and recollections, The Pastoral Clinic is at once a devastating portrait of addiction, a rich ethnography of place, and an eloquent call for a new ...