When lives are dominated by hunger, what becomes of love? When assaulted by daily acts of violence and untimely death, what happens to trust? Set in ...Show synopsisWhen lives are dominated by hunger, what becomes of love? When assaulted by daily acts of violence and untimely death, what happens to trust? Set in the lands of Northeast Brazil, this is an account of the everyday experience of scarcity, sickness and death that centres on the lives of the women and children of a hillside favela.Hide synopsis
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Other than being a depressing book, Nancy Scheper-Hughes literally gets involved and manipulates her subjects to satisfy her thesis in this book. When I got this book, it was definitely unused and it originally was discarded from a library!
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