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The Paradox of Hope
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Prologue Acknowledgments 1. The Lobby 2. Narrative Matters 3. Border Trouble 4. Widening the Gap: The Creation of a Conflict Drama 5. Plotting Hope 6. Daydreaming: Captain Hook Gets Speech Therapy 7. Fleeting Hope 8. Narrative Phenomenology and the Practice of Hope Notes References Index

About the Author

Cheryl Mattingly is Professor in the Department of Anthropology and the Division of Occupational Science at the University of Southern California. She is the award-winning author of Healing Dramas and Clinical Plots: The Narrative Structure of Experience and coeditor, with Linda Garro, of Narrative and Cultural Construction of Illness and Healing (UC Press), among other books.

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"This work of outstanding scholarship should be a great addition to collections of medical anthropology and health studies." Choice

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