Empathy and Healing

Empathy and Healing

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For more than three decades the author has been concerned with issues to do with emotion, suffering and healing. This volume presents ethnographic studies of South Wales, Maharashtra and post-Soviet Latvia connected by a theoretical interest in healing, emotion and subjectivity. Exploring the uses of narrative in the shaping of memory, autobiography and illness and its connections with the master narratives of history and culture, it focuses on the post-Soviet clinic as an arena in which the contradictions of a liberal economy are translated into a medical language.Essays in Medical and Narrative Anthropology Vieda Skultans. secretly. One couldna#39;t mow hay in good weather, one had to do it for the kolkhoz first, and for oneself only late in the autumn. The fodder was so bad that it was difficult to keep anbsp;...

Title:Empathy and Healing
Author:Vieda Skultans
Publisher:Berghahn Books - 2008-03-15


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