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Lecture 12

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ANTH 227
Tobias Rees

Review Veena Das is more of a philosopher than an ethnographer Doesn't talk much about the mores of the villages she was in More about the problems she encountered with language and cultural barriers Variations of Social Suffering Script Philippe Bourgois "I feel as if I am stepping onto foreign soil" They enter some kind of outside, an out there What is a society A national group Constitutes the people, the collective Social realism approach The focus is on the social side of social suffering How society's politics and structural organization produces not just their suffering, but quite literally produce themselves as subjects constituted by suffering Society produces poorer people The importance is to learn HOW they are produced Some people turn to political economy to explain misery elsewhere Hardly ever analyzed, concretely only assoc
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