Month: April 2017

Celebrating ‘barefoot anthropology’ — a Q&A with Nancy Scheper-Hughes

For more than five decades, UC Berkeley anthropologist Nancy Scheper-Hughes has worked tirelessly to expose “uncomfortable truths” across the world, from a village in Ireland, where she explored the symptoms of the community’s decline, to a town in northeast Brazil, where she studied impoverished mothers who let go of their angel babies, perceived as creatures who …