An Anthropological Journey into Well-Being: Insights from by Melania Calestani

By Melania Calestani

This quantity is a special contribution to the exploration of a brand new point of view within the research of health and wellbeing, which attempts to beat the quantification bias via developing an account of ‘the strong existence’ in a particular position. instead of numbers, this examine makes a speciality of neighborhood narratives, emphasising the pressing have to comprise a much wider variety of methodological ways whilst enticing with health.

The quantity demonstrates during the Bolivian case examine the price of qualitative learn for future health reports. It indicates the aptitude to combine important quantitative facts with qualitative results, equivalent to these rising via ethnography. it really is aimed toward teachers, researchers and scholars in well-being/quality of lifestyles experiences, in addition to audiences within the non-profit, governmental and coverage within the non-profit, governmental and coverage sectors. The ebook offers new views achieve higher symptoms of healthiness and quality-of-life.

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On the other hand, Don Juan’s children from his first marriage lived in Amachuma, but they were closer to their affinal families, with whom they had developed daily collaborative strategies and exchanges. The work marks the roles of the members of the household and allows them to plan long-term survival strategies together. The Choque household had two houses, and two main sets of economic activities around which work roles were organised between the city and the countryside. This could imply a redefinition of the term household, where movement, interchanges, and different locations would appear as fundamental factors in delineating it, especially in El Alto, where, as mentioned before, this is quite common.

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