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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Vita : Life in a Zone of Social Abandonment.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2013
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||9780520951464 0520951468 1299952887 9781299952881|
|Description:||1 online resource (457 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover; VITA; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction: "Dead alive, dead outside, alive inside"; PART ONE. VITA; A Zone of Social Abandonment; Brazil; Citizenship; PART TWO. CATARINA AND THE ALPHABET; Life of the Mind; Society of Bodies; Inequality; Ex-Human; The House and the Animal; "Love is the illusion of the abandoned"; Social Psychosis; An Illness of Time; God, Sex, and Agency; PART THREE. THE MEDICAL ARCHIVE; Public Psychiatry; Her Life as a Typical Patient; Democratization and the Right to Health; Economic Change and Mental Suffering; Medical Science; End of a Life; Voices. Care and ExclusionMigration and Model Policies; Women, Poverty, and Social Death; "I am like this because of life"; The Sense of Symptoms; Pharmaceutical Being; PART FOUR. THE FAMILY; Ties; Ataxia; Her House; Brothers; Children, In-Laws, and the Ex-Husband; Adoptive Parents; "To want my body as a medication, my body"; Everyday Violence; PART FIVE. BIOLOGY AND ETHICS; Pain; Human Rights; Value Systems; Gene Expression and Social Abandonment; Family Tree; A Genetic Population; A Lost Chance; PART SIX. THE DICTIONARY; "Underneath was this, which I do not attempt to name"; Book I; Book II. Book IIIBook IV; Book V; Book VI; Book VII; Book VIII; Book IX; Book X; Book XI; BookXII; Book XIII; Book XIV; Book XV; Book XVI; Book XVII; Book XVIII; Book XIX; Conclusion: ""A way to the words""; Postscript: ""I am part of the origins, not just of language, but of people""; AFTERWORD; Return to Vita; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index.|
- Vita (Asylum : Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)
- Institutional care -- Brazil -- Porto Alegre (Rio Grande do Sul)
- Marginality, Social -- Brazil -- Porto Alegre (Rio Grande do Sul)
- POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
- POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
- SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
- Institutional care.
- Marginality, Social.
- Brazil -- Porto Alegre (Rio Grande do Sul)