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Pedagogies of the Clinic: Learning to Live (Again and Again)

Aaron Goodfellow

in Wording the World: Veena Das and Scenes of Inheritance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823261857
eISBN:
9780823268900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261857.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Based on a detailed exploration of a single case, this chapter discusses the place of STDs, the STD clinic in the life and relations of one woman. Inspired by Veena Das’s idea that that bio-medical ... More


Dangerous Liaisons: Technology, Kinship, and Wild Spirits

Veena Das

in Affliction: Health, Disease, Poverty

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823261802
eISBN:
9780823268917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261802.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines illness in relation to kinship and medical technologies by focusing on the case of a Delhi man named Billu, who nearly loses himself with the deaths of his brother and his ... More


Affliction: An Introduction

Veena Das

in Affliction: Health, Disease, Poverty

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823261802
eISBN:
9780823268917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261802.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the trajectories of health and disease in the context of poverty, drawing on the concepts of affliction and suffering. Focusing on low-income neighborhoods in Delhi, it ... More


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