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Psychological and Medical Anthropology: Person-Centered Ethnography

Person-Centered Ethnography

Note: Unless otherwise indicated, these books are available in the Geisel Library.  A few of the sources are available online--for those which indicate "UCSD only" please follow these instructions when accessing from off-campus.

Essays on person-centered ethnography as a research method and gengre of ethnographic writing

Douglas Hollan (2001), “Developments in person-centered ethnography,” in The psychology of cultural experience, C. Moore and H. Mathews, eds., pp. 48-67

R. Levy and D. Hollan (1998), “Person-centered interviewing and observation in anthropology,” Handbook of methods in cultural anthropology, H. R. Bernard, ed., pp. 333-364

Person-centered ethnographies

Vincent Crapanzano  (1980) Tuhami: Portrait of a Moroccan

Angela Garcia  (2010)  The Pastoral Clinic: Addiction and Dispossession along the Rio Grande.    Online, UCSD only.  

Daniel Linger (2001)  No One Home: Brazilian Selves Remade in Japan.

Sarah Lamb  2000 White Saris and Sweet Mangoes: Aging, Gender, and Body in North India  Online, open access. Print copy in Geisel Library.

Robert I. Levy (1973), Tahitians: mind and experience in the Society Islands

Steven M. Parish (1994)  Moral Knowing in a Hindu Sacred City.

Steven M. Parish  (2008)  Suffering and Subjectivity in American Culture: Possible Selves. 

Jason Throop (2010) Suffering and Sentiment: Exploring the Vicissitudes of Experience and Pain in Yap.  

Douglas Hollan and Jason Throop, eds.  (2011)  The Anthropology of Empathy: Experiencing the Lives of Others.