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Understanding Autism: Parents, Doctors, and the History of a Disorder

Chloe Silverman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150468
eISBN:
9781400840397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150468.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Autism has attracted a great deal of attention in recent years, thanks to dramatically increasing rates of diagnosis, extensive organizational mobilization, journalistic coverage, biomedical ... More


Desperate and Rational: Parents and Professionals in Autism Research

Chloe Silverman

in Understanding Autism: Parents, Doctors, and the History of a Disorder

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150468
eISBN:
9781400840397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150468.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the process of persuasion and affective involvement whereby parents and new practitioners come to take part in the practice of treating autism as well as in research on autism. ... More


Research Programs, “Autistic Disturbances,” and Human Difference

Chloe Silverman

in Understanding Autism: Parents, Doctors, and the History of a Disorder

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150468
eISBN:
9781400840397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150468.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter traces the evolution of the concept of autism from its first characterization as a rare emotional disturbance in 1943 to its present status as a potential epidemic. It examines ... More


Love Is Not Enough: Bruno Bettelheim, Infantile Autism, and Psychoanalytic Childhood

Chloe Silverman

in Understanding Autism: Parents, Doctors, and the History of a Disorder

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150468
eISBN:
9781400840397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150468.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes what happened when the child psychologist Bruno Bettelheim, director of the Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School at the University of Chicago, designed a research program for ... More


Expert Amateurs: Raising and Treating Children with Autism

Chloe Silverman

in Understanding Autism: Parents, Doctors, and the History of a Disorder

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150468
eISBN:
9781400840397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150468.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on parents emerging from the experience of wide-ranging psychogenic theorizing about autism during the 1950s and 1960s, of which Bruno Bettelheim's work was but one well-known ... More


Public-Private Mixes: The Market for Anti-Tuberculosis Drugs in India

Stefan Ecks and Ian Harper

in When People Come First: Critical Studies in Global Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157382
eISBN:
9781400846801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157382.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how public–private collaborations can be successful in India. Public–private mixes (PPMs) are an important part of the Stop TB campaign globally, but they are especially vital ... More


“HIV Is God's Blessing”: Rehabilitating Morality in Neoliberal Russia

Jarrett Zigon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267626
eISBN:
9780520948327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267626.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This study examines the role of today's Russian Orthodox Church in the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Russia has one of the fastest-growing rates of HIV infection in the world—80 percent from intravenous ... More


The Birth of Chinese Medicine

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter sheds light on a completely innovative etiology (theory of the causation of illness) that is described in the writings of the Yellow Thearch. Demons and spirits are not considered at all ... More


The Tang Era: Cultural Diversity, Conceptual Vacuum

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0043
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the emergence of pharmaceutical drugs in China. The drugs from the rest of the world came via long trade routes to China and a pharmaceutical book for the first time was ... More


Introduction

Ruthann Knechel Johansen

in Listening in the Silence, Seeing in the Dark: Reconstructing Life after Brain Injury

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231146
eISBN:
9780520927766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231146.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter presents sufferings of fifteen-year-old Erik in Princeton Junction, when he met with a serious accident and had traumatic brain injury. When severe injury assaulted the boy's brain and ... More


Eating Drugs: Psychopharmaceutical Pluralism in India

Stefan Ecks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724767
eISBN:
9780814760307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724767.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

A Hindu monk in Calcutta refuses to take his psychotropic medications. His psychiatrist explains that just as his body needs food, the drugs are nutrition for his starved mind. Does it matter how—or ... More


Hound Pound Narrative: Sexual Offender Habilitation and the Anthropology of Therapeutic Intervention

James B Waldram

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272552
eISBN:
9780520952478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272552.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This is a detailed ethnographic study of a therapeutic prison unit in Canada for the treatment of sexual offenders. Utilizing extensive interviews and participant observation over an eighteen-month ... More


Condoms, Pills and Professional Identity: The Transnational ART Scale-up Project and Catholic HIV/AIDS Counsellors in Uganda

Louise Mubanda Rasmussen

in Strings Attached: AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265680
eISBN:
9780191771910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265680.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Ethnographic research with different Catholic HIV/AIDS projects in Uganda revealed a remarkable contrast between HIV prevention and HIV counselling with regard to the condom question. Whereas HIV ... More


Illness and Culture in the Postmodern Age

David Morris

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520208698
eISBN:
9780520926240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520208698.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

We become ill in ways our parents and grandparents did not, with diseases unheard of and treatments undreamed of by them. Illness has changed in the postmodern era—roughly the period since World War ... More


Genocide against Indigenous Peoples

David Maybury-Lewis

in Annihilating Difference: The Anthropology of Genocide

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230286
eISBN:
9780520927575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230286.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter shows how the genocidal and inhumane treatment of indigenous peoples was often framed in the metanarratives of modernity, particularly in the notion of “progress.” It points out that not ... More


American Medicine: The Quest for Competence

Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520088962
eISBN:
9780520922037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520088962.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

What does it mean to be a good doctor in America today? How do such challenges as new biotechnologies, the threat of malpractice suits, and proposed health-care reform affect physicians' ability to ... More


Riding the Whirlwind: Scripting the Political in the Spectacle

Steven C. Caton

in Lawrence of Arabia: A Film's Anthropology

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520210820
eISBN:
9780520919891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520210820.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses how Lawrence of Arabia becomes implicated in a more significant story about Hollywood's embarrassing political history. It shows the changes Michael Wilson (one of the film's ... More


Reflections, Conclusions, and Questions For Further Research

Sue E. Estroff

in Making It Crazy: An Ethnography of Psychiatric Clients in an American Community

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520054516
eISBN:
9780520907751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520054516.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

An analytic, inductive approach was helpful in discovering the richness and diversity of the clients' world. Some clients appeared less than satisfied with their world and themselves. Few made ... More


Epilogue

Sue E. Estroff

in Making It Crazy: An Ethnography of Psychiatric Clients in an American Community

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520054516
eISBN:
9780520907751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520054516.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter is intended to bring briefly the reader up to date on developments in policy and service systems. It also reports the most significant experiences and resulting shifts in perspective ... More


Her Choice: Two Paths Leading to the Same Destination

Denise Carson

in Parting Ways: New Rituals and Celebrations of Life's Passing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520251083
eISBN:
9780520949416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251083.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is a narrative of the author whose mother was suffering from cancer. The author recollects the memories of one of her visits along with her mother to the Kenneth Norris Cancer Hospital ... More


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