Afflictions: Steps Toward a Visual Psychological by Robert Lemelson,Annie Tucker

By Robert Lemelson,Annie Tucker

This publication is without doubt one of the first to combine mental and clinical anthropology with the methodologies of visible anthropology, particularly ethnographic movie. It discusses and enhances the paintings awarded in Afflictions: tradition and psychological sickness in Indonesia, the 1st movie sequence on psychiatric issues within the constructing international, in an effort to discover pertinent concerns within the cross-cultural research of psychological sickness and suggest for the original function movie can play either within the self-discipline and in members’ lives. via ethnographically wealthy and self-reflexive discussions of the flicks, their construction, and their effect, the publication right away presents theoretical and sensible information, encouragement, and caveats for college kids and others who should want to make such films. 

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