'Face' and the embodiment of stigma in China: the cases of schizophrenia and AIDS.

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The majority of theoretical models have defined stigma as occurring psychologically and limit its negative effects to individual processes. This paper, via an analysis of how 'face' is embodied in China, deepens an articulation of how the social aspects of stigma might incorporate the moral standing of both individual and collective actors defined within a… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2008.03.011

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