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Postcolonial disorders

Author: Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008.
Series: Ethnographic studies in subjectivity, 8.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The essays in this volume reflect on the nature of subjectivity in the diverse places where anthropologists work at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Contributors explore everyday modes of social and psychological experience, the constitution of the subject, and forms of subjection that shape the lives of violent Basque youth, visionary Indonesian artists, bureaucrats and members of nongovernmental HIV/AIDS  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good
ISBN: 9780520252233 0520252233 9780520252240 0520252241
OCLC Number: 156975270
Description: xii, 465 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Postcolonial disorders : reflections on subjectivity in the contemporary world / Byron J. Good [and others] --
Madness and the politically real : reflections on violence in postdictatorial Spain / Begoña Aretxaga --
Indonesia Sakit : Indonesian disorders and the subjective experience and interpretive politics of contemporary Indonesian artists / Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good, Byron J. Good --
The political dimensions of emasculation : fantasy, conspiracy, and estrangement among populist leaders in post-new order Lombok, Indonesia / John M. McDougall --
Haunting ghosts : madness, gender, and Ensekirite in Haiti in the democratic era / Erica Caple James --
Laboratory of intervention : the humanitarian governance of the postcommunist Balkan territories / Mariella Pandolfi --
Everyday AIDS practices : contestations of borders and infectious disease in southwest China / Sandra Teresa Hyde --
Of maids and prostitutes : Indonesian female migrants in the new Asian hinterlands / Johan Lindquist --
Ambivalent inquiry : dilemmas of AIDS in the Republic of Congo / David Eaton --
To live with what would otherwise be unendurable, II : caught in the borderlands of Palestine/Israel / Michael M.J. Fischer --
The Mucker War : a history of violence and silence / João Biehl --
Institutional persons and personal institutions : the asylum and marginality in rural Ireland / A. Jamie Saris --
The knot of the soul : postcolonial conundrums, madness, and the imagination / Stefania Pandolfo --
Consuming grief : infant death in the postcolonial time of intervention / Sarah Pinto --
Postcoloniality as the aftermath of terror among Vietnamese refugees / Janis H. Jenkins, Michael Hollifield --
Cross-cultural psychiatry in medical-legal documentation of suffering : human rights abuses involving transnational corporations and Yadana Pipeline Project in Burma / Kathleen Allden.
Series Title: Ethnographic studies in subjectivity, 8.
Responsibility: edited by Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good [and others].
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