By Robert Lemelson,Annie Tucker
This publication is without doubt one of the first to combine mental and scientific anthropology with the methodologies of visible anthropology, particularly ethnographic movie. It discusses and enhances the paintings provided in Afflictions: tradition and psychological ailment in Indonesia, the 1st movie sequence on psychiatric problems within the constructing international, with a view to discover pertinent concerns within the cross-cultural examine of psychological disorder and recommend for the original function movie can play either within the self-discipline and in individuals’ lives. via ethnographically wealthy and self-reflexive discussions of the movies, their construction, and their effect, the ebook right now presents theoretical and useful tips, encouragement, and caveats for college kids and others who will want to make such films.
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Afflictions: Steps Toward a Visual Psychological Anthropology (Culture, Mind, and Society) by Robert Lemelson,Annie Tucker