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- DescriptionConsiders 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. This book also considers how information and medical technologies reshape the relation one has to oneself.
- Author BiographyJoao Biehl is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Princeton University. He is the author of Vita: Life in a Zone of Social Abandonment (UC Press) and Will to Live: AIDS Therapies and the Politics of Survival. His website is www.joaobiehl.net. Byron Good is Professor of Medical Anthropology in the Departments of Social Medicine and Anthropology at Harvard University. He is the author of Medicine, Rationality and Experience: An Anthropological Perspective and co-editor of several volumes, including Culture and Depression (UC Press). Arthur Kleinman is Professor and Chair of Anthropology at Harvard University. He is the author of several books, including Patients and Healers in the Context of Culture; Writing at the Margin: Discourse Between Anthropology and Medicine (both from UC Press); and, most recently, What Really Matters: Living a Moral Life amidst Uncertainty and Danger. Among his coedited volumes are Social Suffering (UC Press) and Global Pharmaceuticals.
- PublisherUniversity of California Press
- Date of Publication11/04/2007
- GenreSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Series TitleEthnographic Studies in Subjectivity
- Series Part/Volume Number7
- Place of PublicationBerkerley
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of California Press
- Content Note19 b/w photographs
- Weight485 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine31 mm
- Edited byArthur Kleinman,Byron J. Good,Joao Biehl
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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