9780520075375

Death Without Weeping : The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil

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  • ISBN13:

    9780520075375

  • ISBN10:

    0520075374

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/1/1993
  • Publisher: Univ of California Pr

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Summary

Describes the social conditions in northeastern Brazil, including high infant mortality and state-sponsored violence

Table of Contents

Prologue: Sugar House
Introduction: Tropical Sadness
O Nordeste: Sweetness and Death
Bom Jesus: One Hundred Years Without Water
Reciprocity and Dependency: The Double Ethic of Bom Jesus
Deliacute;rio de Fome: The Madness of Hunger
Nervoso: Medicine, Sickness, and Human Needs
Everday Violence: Bodies, Death, and Silence
Two Feet Under and a Cardboard Coffin: The Social Production of Indifference to Child Death
(M)Other Love: Cultue, Scarcity, and Maternal Thinking
Our Lady of Sorrows: A Political Economy of the Emotions
A Knack for Life: The Everyday Tactics of Survival
Carnaval: The Dance Against Death
De Profundis: Out of the Depths
Epilogue: Acknowledgments and Then Some Notes
Glossary
Bibliography
Index
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