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Death without weeping

Nancy Scheper-Hughes

Death without weeping

the violence of everyday life in Brazil.

by Nancy Scheper-Hughes

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Published by University of California in Berkeley, Oxford .
Written in English


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Pagination614p. :
Number of Pages614
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14472728M

Nancy Scheper-Hughes’s renowned book Death Without Weeping was preceded by her Natural History article of the same title in October More recently Scheper-Hughes contributed “Truth and Rumor on the Organ Trail” (October ). Scheper-Hughes’s most recent books are Commodifying Bodies, co-edited with Loic Waquant (Sage Publications Ltd, ), and . Get this from a library! Death without weeping: the violence of everyday life in Brazil. [Nancy Scheper-Hughes] -- "When lives are dominated by hunger, what becomes of love? When people are assaulted by daily acts of violence and untimely death, what happens to trust? Set in the celebrated parched lands of.

Book Details Title: Death Without Weeping Item Condition: New Author: Nancy Scheper-Hughes ISBN Publisher: University of California Press ISBN Published On: SKU: BER Binding: Paperback Language: english Edition: /5().   [A] The Politics of Language and Identity in Latin America presentations on Nancy Scheper-Hughes' book on child hunger, mortality and motherly love in Br.

Chapter 1 Summary: “O Nordeste: Sweetness and Death” The first chapter of the book describes the sugar plantations of the Brazilian Northeast, focusing on the harshness of life for its residents. In the opening paragraph, the northeast is described two ways: by Roger Bastide as a “land of contrasts,” and by Josue de Castro, as [ ]. A shattering portrayal of life among the impoverished inhabitants of Alto do Cruzeiro (``Hill of the Crucifixion''), a shantytown in the city of Bom Jesus da Mata in northeastern Brazil's Pernambuco Province. Scheper-Hughes (Anthropology/UC at Berkeley), whose Saints, Scholars, and Schizophrenics (not reviewed) won the Margaret Mead Award, has again produced a work of .


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Death Without Weeping. Nancy Scheper-Hughes was a twenty-year-old Peace Corps volunteer when she went to northeast Brazil as a community health worker in.

Death Without Weeping. Nancy Scheper-Hughes was among the first group of Peace Corps volunteers to work in northeastern Brazil following the military coup in that country in the spring of It is an area of great poverty, high infant mortality, short life expectancy (forty years), malnutrition, illiteracy, and joblessness.

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