Visual Psychological Anthropology and the Lived Experience of Disability

@inproceedings{Tucker2017VisualPA,
  title={Visual Psychological Anthropology and the Lived Experience of Disability},
  author={Annie Tucker and Robert Bush Lemelson},
  year={2017}
}
Ethnographic film is a powerful medium currently under-used and under-theorised in psychological anthropology and the cross-cultural study of disability. Using a process oriented analysis of The Bird Dancer, an ethnographic film about a Balinese woman with Tourette syndrome, this chapter provides a novel exploration of how anthropologists can render the lived experience of disability onscreen, capturing and communicating both the richness of the lives of people with disabilities and the… 
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The bird dancer and the warrior king: Divergent lived experiences of Tourette syndrome in Bali
TLDR
Based on longitudinal person-centered ethnography integrating clinical, psychological, and visual anthropology, this intersectional approach goes beyond symptom interpretation and treatment modalities to identify gendered embodiment and marital practices as influenced by caste to be significant determinants in subjective experience and long-term outcome.

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