Book Reviews

Family, Community, and Societal Development: Some Discussion of Ruth Behar’s “The Vulnerable Observer” and “Death and Memory”

by Roberta Within the text of The Vulnerable Observer, there are several conversations that take place in the chapter regarding rituals that surround death.  It is throughout these few pages that themes emerge about community and obligations to family members, scenes that are dying away in our global world of material wealth and modernity.  Our… Continue reading Family, Community, and Societal Development: Some Discussion of Ruth Behar’s “The Vulnerable Observer” and “Death and Memory”