Care and Disregard

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    40 Scopus citations
    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Title of host publicationA Companion to Moral Anthropology
    PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
    Number of pages22
    ISBN (Print)9780470656457
    StatePublished - Aug 22 2012

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • General Social Sciences


    • "pharmaceuticalization of health care"
    • Alternative conceptions of caregiving, moral experience, and life as taking shape
    • Care and disregard, and Catarina's case as one such instance
    • Commodities becoming interwoven, in the very fabric of symptoms/identities
    • Domestic encroachment of medical commodities, affecting care and family ties
    • Institutional care, outsourced to entrepreneurs and local communities
    • New therapeutic populations and forms of intimacy
    • Psychiatric drugs, becoming part of the economies of care
    • Psycho-pharmaceuticals, key role in altering Catarina's sense of being and value

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