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No Peace in the House: Witchcraft Accusations as an “Old Woman’s Problem” in Ghana – Alexandra Crampton

No Peace in the House: Witchcraft Accusations as an “Old Woman’s Problem” in Ghana Alexandra Crampton, Ph.D. Department of Social and Cultural Sciences, Marquette University Download full PDF here:AAQ34(2)CRAMPTON Abstract In Ghana, older women may be marginalized, abused, and even killed as witches.  Media accounts imply this is common practice, mainly through stories of “witches […]

Population Aging as the Social Body in Representation and Real Life

Anthropology & Aging Quarterly Volume 34, issue 3 (September 2013) pp.100-112 Population Aging as the Social Body in Representation and Real Life Alexandra Crampton Department of Social and Cultural Sciences, Marquette University Download full PDF here: AAQ34(3)CRAMPTON Abstract This article uses three levels of body analysis as presented by Nancy Scheper-Hughes and Margaret Lock to […]

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