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Embodied Protests: Emotions and Women's Health in Bolivia

Maria Tapias

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039171
eISBN:
9780252097157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039171.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book examines how Bolivia's hesitant courtship with globalization manifested in the visceral and emotional diseases that afflicted many of its women. Drawing on case studies conducted among ... More


Introduction: Embodied Protests, Emotions, and Failing Socialities

Maria Tapias

in Embodied Protests: Emotions and Women's Health in Bolivia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039171
eISBN:
9780252097157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039171.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book examines how the intimate experiences of illness and distress are linked to what medical anthropologists refer to as “social suffering”—the broad array of social and structural conditions ... More


Neoliberalism on the Ground: Political, Economic, and Social Landscapes

Maria Tapias

in Embodied Protests: Emotions and Women's Health in Bolivia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039171
eISBN:
9780252097157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039171.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the political, economic, and social landscapes against which different emotions and experiences of illness unfolded in Punata and affected local women in a variety of negative ... More


Physicality’s Sociality and Sociality’s Physicality: Fluid Boundaries of the Body

Maria Tapias

in Embodied Protests: Emotions and Women's Health in Bolivia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039171
eISBN:
9780252097157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039171.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the elusive and porous boundaries of the body among Punata residents as well as the relationship between physicality and sociality. It also considers the conceptualizations ... More


The Intergenerational Embodiment of Social Suffering

Maria Tapias

in Embodied Protests: Emotions and Women's Health in Bolivia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039171
eISBN:
9780252097157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039171.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how market and working-class women in Bolivia perceived children's health to be affected through mothers' faulty emotional responses to distress and through their bodies. ... More


Anxious Ambitions and the Financing of Tranquility

Maria Tapias

in Embodied Protests: Emotions and Women's Health in Bolivia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039171
eISBN:
9780252097157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039171.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the uneven terrain of economic success in Punata by focusing on the experiences of members of a group of more prosperous career chola and mestiza market women. In particular, it ... More


Conclusion

Maria Tapias

in Embodied Protests: Emotions and Women's Health in Bolivia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039171
eISBN:
9780252097157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039171.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book has investigated how Bolivian market and working class women suffered from emotional distress wrought by the social and economic changes of the 1990s due to neoliberal reforms. Focusing on ... More


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