Suffering and Sentiment
2010. 0th Edition. Paperback. Examines the cultural and personal experiences of chronic and acute pain sufferers in an account of everyday beliefs, values, and practices on the island of Yap (Waqab), Federated States of Micronesia. This title focuses on how pain is implicated in the fashioning of particular Yapese understandings of ethical subjectivity and right action. Num Pages: 352 pages, 6 b/w photographs, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1MKCF; JHMC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 228 x 153 x 23. Weight in Grams: 482. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780520260580
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“Throop is remarkably knowledgeable about Yap, strikingly fluent in the local language, and empathically engaged in understanding the lives - and pain - of those with whom he works. This book is a classic of Pacific ethnography, a grounded and subtle contribution to the burgeoning literature on pain and suffering, and an important, person-centered study that is also deeply embedded in rich cultural analysis.?—Don Brenneis, University of California, Santa Cruz
Title: Suffering and Sentiment
Publisher: University of California Press
Binding: Soft cover
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