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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

Label
Subjectivity : ethnographic investigations
Title
Subjectivity
Title remainder
ethnographic investigations
Statement of responsibility
edited by João Biehl, Byron Good, Arthur Kleinman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
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
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Biehl, João
  • Good, Byron
  • Kleinman, Arthur
Series statement
Ethnographic studies in subjectivity
Series volume
7
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  • Ethnology
  • Ethnology
  • Subjectivity
  • Ethnopsychology
  • Medical anthropology
  • Anthropology, Cultural
  • Ethnology
  • Ethnopsychology
  • Research
  • Social Problems
  • Ethnologie
  • Ethnologie
  • Subjectivité
  • Ethnopsychologie
  • Anthropologie médicale
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Ethnology
  • Ethnology
  • Ethnopsychology
  • Medical anthropology
  • Subjectivity
  • Subjectiviteit
  • Geweld
  • Psychosen
  • Subjektivität
  • Psychologische Anthropologie
  • Anthropologie
  • Medizin
  • Ethnologie
Label
Subjectivity : ethnographic investigations, edited by João Biehl, Byron Good, Arthur Kleinman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn773564996
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (478 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520247925
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttsxc13
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773564996
Label
Subjectivity : ethnographic investigations, edited by João Biehl, Byron Good, Arthur Kleinman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn773564996
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (478 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520247925
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttsxc13
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773564996

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