No Aging in India

  The Ground Of The Argument
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 Of Love, Then
 Note On Transcription,Translation, And Transliteration

 collapse sectionIntroduction
 The Mad Old Woman Of The Millennium
 The Age Of Alzheimer's
 The View From The River
 collapse sectionOne  Orientations
 The Zagreb Tamasha
 What's Wrong With This Picture?
 The Better Brain
 Tropical Softening
 Embodying Probate
 A Medical Explanation
 The Senile Body
 An Anthropological Picaresque
 Of Varanasi
 collapse sectionTwo  Alzheimer's Hell
 No Aging In America! Leading Scientists Reveal
 Granny, Lost 5 Yrs, Found In Murphy Bed!—She Was Mummified
 Alzheimer's, Subjectivity, And The Old West
 The Geriatric Paradox
 Oublier Postmodern Aging
 A Witch's Curse
 The Senile Climacteric
 Alzheimer's Family
 Nuns and Doctors
 collapse sectionThree  Knowledge, Practice, and the Bad Family
 On Gerontological Objects
 The "Aging In India" Series
 Internationalist Science
 The "Golden Isles"
 Gerontology As Cultural Critique
 Bp Checks: The Volunteer Agency
 Free Radical Exchange: The Geriatric Clinic
 Into The Woods: The Retirement Ashram
 Mothers Versus Aunties: The Old Age Home
 Aitasa PrAlapa
 collapse sectionFour  Memory Banks
 The Embodiment Of Anxiety
 The Promise Of Rasayana
 The Marketing Of Memory
 Memory And Capital
 Forgetting As A Path To Truth
 Meri Lata Mahan
 collapse sectionFive  The Anger of the Rishis
 Hot Brains
 Sixtyishness And Seventy-Twoness
 Oedipus In India
 Counting The Days And Hours
 Old Women at the Poll
 The Phenomenology Of The Voice
 The Familial Body
 The Dying Space
 Taking Voices Seriously
 The Philosopher's Mother
 collapse sectionSix  The Maladjustment of the Bourgeoisie
 Civility And Contest
 Balance And Adjustment
 Senility And Madness
 Loneliness And Menopause
 Balance And Cartesian Possibility
 The Dementia Clinic
 The Way to the Indies, to the Fountain of Youth
 collapse sectionSeven  Chapati Bodies
 Nagwa By Its Residents
 Weakness As Structure
 Muslims And Other Saints
 Generation And Weakness Revisited
 Jhandu And The Sound Of Dying
 The Position Of Repose
 A Child Is Being Lifted
 collapse sectionEight  Dog Ladies and the Beriya Baba
 Dogs And Old Women
 Old Women And Madwomen
 Madwomen And Witches
 Dogs And Old Men
 Old Men And Babas
 Babas and the State
 The Age of the Anthropologist
 collapse sectionNine  The Body in Time
 My Grandmother's Letters
 No One Here Ccares About Alzheimer's
 Lost At The Fair
 A Last Few Trips up the River

 collapse sectionNotes
 The Ground Of The Argument
 One Orientations
 Two Alzheimer's Hell
 Three Knowledge, Practice, and the Bad Family
 Four Memory Banks
 Five The Anger of the Rishis
 Six The Maladjustment of the Bourgeoisie
 Seven Chapati Bodies
 Eight Dog Ladies and the Beriya Baba
 Nine The Body in Time
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