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Introduction: Rethinking Subjectivity

JoÃo Biehl, Byron Good and Arthur Kleinman

in Subjectivity

Published by University of California Press

Published in print April 2007 | ISBN: 9780520247925
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520939639 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520247925.003.0001
Introduction: Rethinking Subjectivity

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This introductory chapter discusses human experience and subjectivity, and presents a new way of thinking about subjectivity, first giving some examples of remaking subjectivity and then reviewing the anthropology of subjectivity and the status of subjectivity in modern times. Finally, it studies the concept of value systems and provides an overview of the following chapters.

Keywords: human experience; subjectivity; anthropology; value systems

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Subjects: Theory and Practice of Anthropology

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