The Pastoral Clinic

Author: Angela Garcia
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520258290
Size: 62.22 MB
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Lyrically evoking the Española Valley and its residents through conversations, encounters, and recollections, The Pastoral Clinic is at once a devastating portrait of addiction, a rich ethnography of place, and an eloquent call for a new ...

The Pastoral Clinic

Author: Angela Garcia
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520947827
Size: 39.44 MB
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The Pastoral Clinic takes us on a penetrating journey into an iconic Western landscape—northern New Mexico’s Española Valley, home to the highest rate of heroin addiction and fatal overdoses in the United States.

The Pastoral Clinic

Author: Angela Garcia
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520262085
Size: 56.77 MB
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Lyrically evoking the Española Valley and its residents through conversations, encounters, and recollections, The Pastoral Clinic is at once a devastating portrait of addiction, a rich ethnography of place, and an eloquent call for a new ...

Righteous Dopefiend

Author: Philippe I. Bourgois
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520230880
Size: 30.70 MB
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Explores the world of homelessness and drug addiction in contemporary United States, discussing such themes as violence, race relations, sexuality, family trauma, social inequality, and power relations.

The Power Of The Between

Author: Paul Stoller
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226775364
Size: 51.67 MB
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Graced with Stoller’s trademark humor and narrative elegance, The Power of the Between is both the story of a distinguished career and a profound meditation on coming to terms with the impermanence of all things.

Vita

Author: João Biehl
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520951468
Size: 10.31 MB
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This haunting, unforgettable story centers on a young woman named Catarina, increasingly paralyzed and said to be mad, living out her time at Vita.

Life Beside Itself

Author: Lisa Stevenson
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520282604
Size: 48.91 MB
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She helps us not to turn away from this suffering but to hold it. This book is truly a treasure."—Veena Das, author of Affliction: Health, Disease, Poverty

Mosquito Trails

Author: Alex M. Nading
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520282620
Size: 68.43 MB
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Drawing on two years of ethnographic research in urban Nicaragua and challenging current global health approaches to animal-borne illness, Mosquito Trails tells the story of a group of community health workers who struggle to come to terms ...

Ghosts Of War In Vietnam

Author: Heonik Kwon
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139470574
Size: 13.19 MB
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This book is a fascinating study of the Vietnamese experience and memory of the Vietnam War through the lens of popular imaginings about the wandering souls of the war dead.

The Noodle Narratives

Author: Frederick Errington
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520956672
Size: 79.84 MB
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Tasty, convenient, and cheap, instant noodles are one of the most remarkable industrial foods ever.