Table of contents for Death without weeping : the violence of everyday life in Brazil / Nancy Scheper-Hughes.

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Prologue: Sugar House
Introduction: Tropical Sadness
Chapter 1: O Nordeste: Sweetness and Death
Chapter 2: Bom Jesus: One Hundred Years Without Water
Chapter 3: Reciprocity and Dependency: The Double Ethic of Bom Jesus
Chapter 4: Delírio de Fome: The Madness of Hunger
Chapter 5: Nervoso: Medicine, Sickness, and Human Needs
Chapter 6: Everday Violence: Bodies, Death, and Silence
Chapter 7: Two Feet Under and a Cardboard Coffin: The Social Production of Indifference to Child Death
Chapter 8: (M)Other Love: Cultue, Scarcity, and Maternal Thinking
Chapter 9: Our Lady of Sorrows: A Political Economy of the Emotions
Chapter 10: A Knack for Life: The Everyday Tactics of Survival
Chapter 11: Carnaval: The Dance Against Death
Chapter 12: De Profundis: Out of the Depths
Epilogue: Acknowledgments and Then Some

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Poor women -- Brazil, Northeast.
Mother and infant -- Brazil, Northeast.
Infants -- Brazil, Northeast -- Death.
Violence -- Brazil, Northeast.
Brazil, Northeast -- Social conditions.
Brazil, Northeast -- Social life and customs.