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HematologiesThe Political Life of Blood in India

Hematologies: The Political Life of Blood in India

Jacob Copeman and Dwaipayan Banerjee

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501745096
eISBN:
9781501745102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501745096.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book is an account of the political economy and cultural meaning of blood in contemporary India. It examines how the giving and receiving of blood has shaped social and political life. The book ... More

Rituals of CareKarmic Politics in an Aging Thailand

Rituals of Care: Karmic Politics in an Aging Thailand

Felicity Aulino

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739729
eISBN:
9781501739743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739729.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

End-of-life issues are increasingly central to discussions within medical anthropology, the anthropology of political action, and the study of Buddhist philosophy and practice. This book speaks ... More

Sentiment, Reason, and LawPolicing in the Republic of China on Taiwan

Sentiment, Reason, and Law: Policing in the Republic of China on Taiwan

Jeffrey T. Martin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740046
eISBN:
9781501740060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740046.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

What if the job of police was to cultivate the political will of a community to live with itself (rather than enforce law, keep order, or fight crime)? This book describes a world where that is the ... More

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