ISBN-10:
0393320421
ISBN-13:
9780393320428
Pub. Date:
05/28/2001
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Body Silent: The Different World of the Disabled

Body Silent: The Different World of the Disabled

by Robert F. Murphy
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ISBN-13: 9780393320428
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 05/28/2001
Edition description: (Reissue)
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 895,947
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Robert F. Murphy (1924-1990) was professor of anthropology at Columbia University and the author of many articles and books.

Table of Contents

Preface

Prologue—Night Sounds

I. In the Beginning

Signs and Symptoms

The Road to Entropy

The Return

II. Body, Self, and Society

The Damaged Self

Encounters

The Struggle for Autonomy

III. On Living

The Deepening Silence

Love and Dependency

There's No Cure for Life

Notes

Bibliography

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