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Social suffering

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University of California Press , Berkeley
Suffering -- Social aspects, Violence, Power (Social sciences), Victims, Social medicine, Body, Human -- Social as
Statementedited by Arthur Kleinman, Veena Das, and Margaret Lock.
ContributionsKleinman, Arthur., Das, Veena., Lock, Margaret M.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM291 .S5889 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 404 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL655177M
ISBN 100520209931, 0520209958
LC Control Number97000201

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Social Suffering as an Approach to Human Understanding. In Suffering Iain Wilkinson provides a compelling sociological exploration of human suffering, and its political and moral repercussions. Sociology is always concerned with the causes and consequences of human suffering in one form or another, yet there is no sociology of suffering per se.

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Suffering. The experience of physical pain and/or mental distress. The words and phrases in the Bible expressing this concept are too numerous to list. The Old Testament, intertestamental literature, and the New Testament present two perspectives on human suffering. On the one hand, suffering is the consequence of the flawed nature of creation.

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