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Pathologies of the West: An Anthropology of Mental Illness in Europe and America

Roland Littlewood - Medical - 2002 - 286 pages
Psychiatry conventionally regards spirit possession and dramatic healing rituals in non-European societies as forms of abnormality if not mental illness. Roland Littlewood, a ...
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ON KNOWING AND NOT KNOWING IN THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF MEDICINE

Roland Littlewood - Medical - 2007 - 225 pages
This provocative volume considers the theoretical, methodological, and ethnographic implications of the fact that medical knowledge is frequently dynamic, incoherent, and ...
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Pathology and Identity: The Work of Mother Earth in Trinidad

Roland Littlewood - Religion - 2006 - 352 pages
The first new religion in the Caribbean since Rastafari, the Earth People draw on West African sources, assert a renascent African identity, and celebrate female creativity ...
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Colonialism and Psychiatry

Dinesh Bhugra, Roland Littlewood - Medical - 2001 - 264 pages
This book brings together academics and clinicians from different parts of the world with different experiences of colonialism to share their experiences and analyse the impact ...
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Religion, Agency, Restitution: The Wilde Lectures in Natural Religion, 1999

Roland Littlewood - Social Science - 2001 - 175 pages
Professor Littlewood's lectures marshal arguments that help us understand more clearly how we interactively use religion and science/healing to come to terms with the world ...
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