La parola come azione. Il malocchio in una comunità del sud

The body, health and illness are part of a system of representations and symbolic practices in very close contact with the social sphere. For this reason, It is reported a study of the evil-eye figured out as a phenomenon of the body. It is useful to investigate relations and processes of power. The survey was carried out on the bodies and through them. It was a fieldwork carried out to capture the embodiment of the evil-eye in Anzi(PZ), a little village in the South of Italy.