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Witchcraft as a social diagnosis : traditional Ghanaian beliefs and global health

Author: Roxane Richter; Thomas Flowers; Elias Kifon Bongmba
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Richter, Roxane.
Witchcraft as a social diagnosis.
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2017]
(DLC) 2016051579
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roxane Richter; Thomas Flowers; Elias Kifon Bongmba
ISBN: 9781498523189 1498523188
OCLC Number: 962304016
Description: xx, 148 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: History, tradition, and religion --
Gnani : banished to the witches' village --
Medical concepts of disease and illness --
Gnani : etiology of diseases and disorders --
Pathologies of prejudice in social mechanisms --
Facing forward.
Responsibility: Roxane Richter, Thomas Flowers, Elias Kifon Bongmba.

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