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Saints, scholars and schizophrenics

Nancy Scheper-Hughes

Saints, scholars and schizophrenics

mental illness and Irish culture

by Nancy Scheper-Hughes

  • 363 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental illness -- Ireland.,
  • Ireland -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Nancy Scheper-Hughes.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination305 leaves :
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22045335M

    Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Saints, Scholars, and Schizophrenics: Mental Illness in Rural Ireland, Twentieth Anniversary Edition, Updated and Expanded at Price: $ ABSTRACT When Saints, Scholars and Schizophrenics: Mental Illness in Rural Ireland was published some 20 years ago, it was promptly made a classic of psychological and medical anthropology by academics in the United States and simultaneously broadly .

      Saints, Scholars, and Schizophrenics by Nancy Scheper-Hughes TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY EDITION, UPDATED AND EXPANDED When Saints, Scholars, and Schizophrenics was published twenty years ago, it became an instant classic—a beautifully written study tracing the social disintegration of "Ballybran," a small village on the Dingle /5(24). TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY EDITION, UPDATED AND EXPANDED When Saints, Scholars, and Schizophrenics was published twenty years ago, it became an instant classic—a beautifully written study tracing the social disintegration of "Ballybran," a small village on the Dingle Peninsula in Ireland. In this richly detailed and sympathetic book, Nancy Scheper-Hughes .

    Saints, Scholars and Schizophrenics i s unstabl y situate d i n thi s ongoin g de- bate. O n th e on e hand, Scheper-Hughe s recognize s tha t th e origina l data—hospita lAuthor: Kim Hopper. So it was with curiosity that I picked another book off my shelf, Saints Scholars and Schizophrenics, which addresses this very issue. It's a case study of an isolated village society on the Western coast of Ireland in the 's. The author, an anthropologist, spent several years living in the village and taking note of all the customs around her.


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Saints, scholars, and schizophrenics by Nancy Scheper-Hughes, JanuUniversity of California Press edition, Paperback in English - New Ed editionPages: Saints, Scholars, and Schizophrenics: Mental Illness in Rural Ireland, Twentieth Anniversary Edition, Updated and Expanded Nancy Scheper-Hughes.

Saints, scholars, and schizophrenics mental illness in rural Ireland [20th anniversary ed., rev. and expanded]. by Nancy Scheper-Hughes. 5 Want to read; Published by University of California Press in Berkeley. Written in EnglishCited by: When Nancy Scheper-Hughes’s Saints, Scholars, and Schizophrenics: Mental Illness in Rural Ireland first appeared init attracted immediate attention on both sides of the Atlantic.

But despite being widely celebrated in North American anthropological circles, it shocked and outraged many of those who were its subjects: the residents of the tiny village of An Clochán. Saints, Scholars and Schizophrenics.

This book is a study of social conditions in the most Irish part of Ireland, the rural West. It left a strong impression on me when I first read it inthe year that I returned for a few months to the grey, climatic shock of dirty streets, wounded, intricate social relationships and the haunting.

Acceptable. Saints, Scholars and Schizophrenics: Mental Illness in Rural Ireland (NoDust). Binding: Paperback. Weight: Lbs. Product Group: Book. Istextbook: Yes. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

The dust jacket /5().Saints, Scholars, and Schizophrenics is the ethnographic study of a small town of An Cloch'an on the Dingle Peninsula in Ireland. Nancy Scheper-Hughes lived in this small village in order to gain perspective to why there was such a large number of schizophrenic cases within Ireland, and also why such a large percent were unmarried males.The book titled, Saints, Scholars, and Schizophrenics Mental Illness in Rural Ireland, talks about the mental illness Schizophrenia and mentions reasons why the Irish population has been diagnosed with so many cases.