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Drawing upon her anthropological fieldwork in various poor neighbourhoods in Cairo, the author shows the resilience of poor women in the face of poverty. Beliefs about demons that invade the body and thereby cause illness derive from ‘formal’ as well as ‘popular’ Islam. Affected women find ...
Rosemary van den Berg
This publication provides an invaluable insight into the cultural upheaval of the Nyoongar people of Australia after British colonisation and how they have lived with racism and are now trying to adapt to the multicultural policies formulated for all Australians.
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