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Labour, life, and language: personhood and relations among the Yami of Lanyu
(University of St Andrews, 2012-11-30) - Thesis
This thesis discusses the concepts of labour, life, and language among the Yami of Lanyu, Taiwan. In the local context, it is labour, life and language that comprise the concept of personhood among the Yami: tao, i.e. ...
Metafreedom? The carnivalesque of freedom in a Brazilian favela
(University of St Andrews, 2012-05-15) - Thesis
This thesis dwells on the existence of freedom in the life of people in a Brazilian favela (shantytown). The ethnography presents the dance of freedom with the full intensity of a carnivalesque. The exploration also ponders ...