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Fertile disorder : spirit possession and its provocation of the modern

Author: Kalpana Ram
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book focuses on spirit possession and its role in the lives and experiences of rural Tamil women in South India.

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fertile disorder.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2013
(DLC) 2012017566
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kalpana Ram
ISBN: 9780824836306 0824836308 9780824837785 0824837789
OCLC Number: 900037205
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 317 p.)
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
Responsibility: Kalpana Ram

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