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Review: Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil

User Review  - Carrie - Goodreads

A thorough and heart-wrenching examination of how endemic poverty and the church and state's indifference to it can challenge the notions of everything we understand about family, love, and survival. This book will stay with me for a long time. Read full review

Review: Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil

User Review  - William - Goodreads

This is a brave book, if not for its subject matter, then at the very least for its broad interpretive strokes. While you may not agree with every interpretation, you have to give NSH credit for her boldness. Good to argue with yes, but even better to think with. Read full review

Review: Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil

User Review  - Joseph N - Goodreads

Wow. Very eye opening and sad, but very well done. An engaging and instructive read. Read full review

Review: Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil

User Review  - Go-go Brander - Goodreads

It's an amazing book that really gets you thinking about contextually redefining our ideas about certain aspects of being human. Read full review

Review: Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil

User Review  - Nancy Chin - Goodreads

This is a classic in medical anthropology. Scheper-Hughes provides a detailed, layered analysis of the factors that promote even more infant deaths than one would anticipate from the poverty of the ... Read full review

Review: Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil

User Review  - Núria Araüna - Goodreads

Besides the description of the violence in Brazil she gives very interesting insights of the strategical functions of this violence to establish control and sustain inequalities. Her theory has ... Read full review

Review: Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil

User Review  - Michael Andersen-Andrade - Goodreads

Death Without Weeping helped me understand why the responses to death and violence by my Brazilian family and friends who live in the favela are sometimes quite different that what I would normally anticipate. It's a must read for anyone who wants to understand favela life. Read full review

Review: Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil

User Review  - Mirna Troncoso - Goodreads

This is a heart-wrenching ethnography about life in Northern Brazil. It's supposed to focus on maternal and child health but in fact Scheper-Hughes reveals a very hard world. I had to stop reading it ... Read full review

Review: Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil

User Review  - meghan - Goodreads

This is one of those books I think everyone should be required to read. Read full review


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