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Witchcraft as a Social Diagnosis : Traditional Ghanaian Beliefs and Global Health (Hardcover) (Roxane
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This book examines medical outreach in the condemned witches’ village of Gnani in Ghana, focusing on clashes between traditional beliefs, religious tenets, and contemporary medical science. It analyzes questions of stigmatization to explore how disease, injury, and illness relate to social condition and the dialogue surrounding witchcraft.
Number of Pages: 148
Genre: Political Science, Medical, Body + Mind + Spirit
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Author: Roxane Richter & Thomas Flowers & Elias Kifon Bongmba
Street Date: February 27, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-8091
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