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Peculiar people, amazing lives: leprosy, social exclusion and community  making in South India

Peculiar people, amazing lives: leprosy, social exclusion and community making in South India

Staples, James

This book challenge the widely held and deeply ingrained perception that people affected by leprosy are victims of the most terrible scourge imaginable. In this richly ethnographic portrait of Bethany people's lives-whether at home in the leprosy colony, away begging in Mumbai, the author explores how this apparently powerless group appropriates, embodies and redefines dominant ideas about cast...

Publisher: Orient Longman

USD 27.00

Note: Forwarding by air/ courier inclusive in price.

Title: Peculiar people, amazing lives: leprosy, social exclusion and community making in South India

Author: Staples, James

ISBN 13: 9788125029861

ISBN 10: 8125029869

Year: 2007

Pages etc.: xvi,304p., bibl., ind., 23cm.

Binding: Hardbound

Place of publication: New Delhi

Publisher: Orient Longman

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