Respond to the following questons:
What did Scheper-Hughes notice about mothers’ reactions during the baby die-off of 1965 in Bom Jesus, Brazil?
How do poor Brazilian mothers react to their infants’ illnesses and death? How do other institutions such as the church, clinic, and civil authorities respond? Give examples.
How does Scheper-Hughes explain the apparent indifference of mothers to their death of their infants?
What does the indifference of mothers to the deaths of their children say about basic human nature, especially the mother-child bond?