Item Details

Fertile Disorder: Spirit Possession and Its Provocation of the Modern

Kalpana Ram
Format
Book
Published
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, c2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9780824836306 (hbk. : acid-free paper), 0824836308 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
Contents
  • Visible and invisible bodies : rural women and state intellectuals
  • Minor practices
  • Possession and the bride : emotions, the elusive phantom of social theory
  • The abject body of infertility
  • Learning possession, becoming healer
  • Performativity in the court of the goddess
  • The nature of the complaint
  • Possession and social theory
  • Possession and emancipatory politics.
Description
xiii, 317 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-303) and index.
Technical Details
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