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Self, the social body and wellbeing: Embodiment and adaptation in cross-cultural perspective. [ 2002-05-01 - 2007-04-30 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/FF0241243]

Researchers: Prof Lenore Manderson (Federation Fellowship)

Brief description Self, the social body and wellbeing: Embodiment and adaptation in cross-cultural perspective. This interdisciplinary programme will contribute to understanding how ideas of the self, social relationships and their meanings, are revised and restructured as a result of embodied change. Ethonographic research will be conducted with Australian men and women who have had serious chronic illness and surgery, including stroke and kidney disease. Comparative research will be conducted in Thailand, the Cameroon and Haiti throughcollaborations developed during the Fellowship. The work will contribute to international debates about wellbeing, social capital and resilience in different cultural, social and economic settings.Policy implications relate to community connectedness, health and welfare services, and infrastructure.

Funding Amount $1,417,500

Funding Scheme Federation Fellowships

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