Belief in witch: witch-killing in Dooars

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Northern Book Centre, Jan 1, 2005 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 110 pages
This book courageously illustrates the societal practice of witch-hunting which is simply nothing but a manmade evil. € Special attention has been given to Dooars region in northern parts of West Bengal. € Focuses also socio-economic structures and status of women in the tribal society. € Indicates some solutions, which have not been received adequate attention so far. € Highlights strong protest against the shadows of superstitions and beliefs. Encourages people to prevent this social exclusion bravely.

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Socioeconomic Formation of the Tribal Society
The Status of Tribal Women
The Concept of Witch

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