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Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil

Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil
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  • ISBN-13: 9780520075375
  • ISBN: 0520075374
  • Publication Date: 1993
  • Publisher: University of California Press

AUTHOR

Nancy Scheper-Hughes

SUMMARY

Prologue: Sugar House Introduction: Tropical Sadness Chapter 1: O Nordeste: Sweetness and Death Chapter 2: Bom Jesus: One Hundred Years Without Water Chapter 3: Reciprocity and Dependency: The Double Ethic of Bom Jesus Chapter 4:DelÍrio de Fome: The Madness of Hunger Chapter 5:Nervoso: Medicine, Sickness, and Human Needs Chapter 6: Everday Violence: Bodies, Death, and Silence Chapter 7: Two Feet Under and a Cardboard Coffin: The Social Production of Indifference to Child Death Chapter 8: (M)Other Love: Cultue, Scarcity, and Maternal Thinking Chapter 9: Our Lady of Sorrows: A Political Economy of the Emotions Chapter 10: A Knack for Life: The Everyday Tactics of Survival Chapter 11:Carnaval: The Dance Against Death Chapter 12:De Profundis: Out of the Depths Epilogue: Acknowledgments and Then Some Notes Glossary Bibliography IndexNancy Scheper-Hughes is the author of 'Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil', published 1993 under ISBN 9780520075375 and ISBN 0520075374.

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