Death Without Weeping

Author: Nancy Scheper-Hughes
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520911567
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Set in the lands of Northeast Brazil, this is an account of the everyday experience of scarcity, sickness and death that centres on the lives of the women and children of a hillside "favela.

Death Without Weeping

Author: Nancy Scheper-Hughes
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Describes the social conditions in northeastern Brazil, including high infant mortality and state-sponsored violence

Laughter Out Of Place

Author: Donna M. Goldstein
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520276043
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Drawing on the author's experience in Brazil, this text provides a portrait of everyday life among the women of the favelas - a portrait that challenges much of what we think we know about the 'culture of poverty'.

Commodifying Bodies

Author: Nancy Scheper-Hughes
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761940340
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This book combines perspectives from anthropology and sociology to offer compelling new readings of the body.

Pathologies Of Power

Author: Paul Farmer
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520243269
Size: 40.25 MB
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"This is an angry and a hopeful book, and, like everything Dr. Farmer has written, it has both passion and authority.

Small Wars

Author: Nancy Scheper-Hughes
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520209183
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"A wake-up call to those who are honestly concerned with global childhood safety."—Carol Stack, author of All Our Kin

Paradise In Ashes

Author: Beatriz Manz
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520246751
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Beatriz Manz, as both an anthropologist and a human being, gives us the precise account of the high price of a political mistake."—Carlos Fuentes "No one could have written this book but Beatriz Manz: she understood the villagers in the ...

Violent Democracies In Latin America

Author: Daniel M. Goldstein
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822392038
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The contributors to this collection take the more nuanced view that violence is not a social aberration or the result of institutional failure; instead, it is intimately linked to the institutions and policies of economic liberalization and ...