By Robert Lemelson,Annie Tucker

This e-book is likely one of the first to combine mental and scientific anthropology with the methodologies of visible anthropology, particularly ethnographic movie. It discusses and enhances the paintings offered in Afflictions: tradition and psychological affliction in Indonesia, the 1st movie sequence on psychiatric problems within the constructing international, so that it will discover pertinent matters within the cross-cultural examine of psychological disorder and suggest for the original function movie can play either within the self-discipline and in members’ lives. via ethnographically wealthy and self-reflexive discussions of the flicks, their creation, and their impression, the booklet without delay offers theoretical and sensible advice, encouragement, and caveats for college students and others who will want to make such films. 

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