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Suicide and agency : anthropological perspectives on self-destruction, personhood, and power / edited by Ludek Broz and Daniel Münster.

Other Title:
Anthropological perspectives on self-destruction, personhood, and power
Publication:
Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2015] , ©2015
Series:
Studies in death, materiality and the origin of time.
Studies in death, materiality and the origin of time
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Suicide -- Sociological aspects.
Agent (Philosophy)
Suicide -- Cross-cultural studies.
Agent (Philosophy)
Suicide -- Sociological aspects.
Contents:
The anthropology of suicide : ethnography and the tension of agency / Daniel Münster and Ludek Broz
Personhood, agency and suicide in a neo-liberalizing South India / James Staples
The lonely un-dead and returning suicide in northwest Greenland / Janne Flora
Between demons and disease : suicide and agency in Yucatán, México / Beatriz M. Reyes-Foster
Four funerals and a wedding : suicide, sacrifice, and (non- )human agency in a Siberian village / Ludek Broz
Farmers' suicide and the moral economy of agriculture : victimhood, voice, and agro-environmental responsibility in South India / Daniel Münster
Dying to live in Palestine : steadfastness, pollution and embodied space / Deen Sharp and Natalia Linos
Accumulating death : women's moral agency and domestic economies of care in South India / Jocelyn Chua
Learning suicide and the limits of agency : children's "suicide play" in Sri Lanka / Tom Widger
Suicide, agency and the limits of power / Katrina Jaworski
Afterword : taking relationality to extremes / Marilyn Strathern.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Contributor:
Broz, Ludek, 1975- editor.
Münster, Daniel, 1973- editor.
George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Contains:
Container of: Münster, Daniel, 1973- Anthropology of suicide.
ISBN:
1472457919
9781472457912
9781472457929
9781472457936
OCLC:
908448292
Publisher Number:
99966540683
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