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Health and identity in Egypt

Author: Hania Sholkamy; Farha Ghannam
Publisher: Cairo ; New York, NY : American University in Cairo Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Four anthropologists argue the relevance of bodily experiences and conditions for the understanding of social processes in Egypt today.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hania Sholkamy; Farha Ghannam
ISBN: 9789774248337 9774248333
OCLC Number: 56083818
Description: ix, 129 pages
Contents: A discourse of resistance : spirit possession among women in low-income Cairo / Heba El-Kholy --
Quest for beauty : globalization, identity, and the production of gendered bodies in low-income Cairo / Farha Ghannam --
Fi nas wi fi nas : class culture and illness practice in Egypt / Montasser M. Kamal --
Mushahra : the justice and injustice of infertility ; Conclusion : the medical cultures of Egypt / Hania Sholkamy.
Responsibility: edited by Hania Sholkamy and Farha Ghannam.

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