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The Maladjustment of the Bourgeoisie: In which Balance, Pressure, and Routine Anchor The Experience of the old Body and its Degeneration, and Multinational Corporations Take Note

Lawrence Cohen

in No Aging in India: Alzheimer's, The Bad Family, and Other Modern Things

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520083967
eISBN:
9780520925328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520083967.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter examines civility and context, balance and adjustment, loneliness and menopause, Cartesian possibility, and the dementia clinic. It begins with the colonies, to locate the space between ... More


The Wild and the Civil, Kinship, and Commensality

Eve Monique Zucker

in Forest of Struggle: Moralities of Remembrance in Upland Cambodia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836115
eISBN:
9780824871079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836115.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the process of transformation and maintenance of the social imaginary in Cambodia in relation to moral categories or qualities such as clarity, wildness, and civility as they ... More


Developing Faith in a More Civil Society

Melissa L. Caldwell

in Living Faithfully in an Unjust World: Compassionate Care in Russia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520285835
eISBN:
9780520961210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285835.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the ambiguous role of religiously affiliated charitable organizations within the field of social justice work in Russia and how these organizations promote new ethics and ... More


Lightweight Cars and Women Drivers: The De/construction of Gender Metaphors in Recessionary Japan

Joshua Hotaka Roth

in Capturing Contemporary Japan: Differentiation and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838683
eISBN:
9780824868895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838683.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the correlation between the growing popularity of K-cars, known for their fuel efficiency and compact size, and the increasing number of female drivers in recessionary Japan. ... More


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