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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 […]

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AAGE X ACYIG: Richard Zimmer on generational links in special needs families

When I was in San Diego last spring for the SPA/ACYIG Meeting (Anthropology of Children and Youth Interest Group), I attended a panel discussion on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (which only the USA and Somalia are yet to ratify). Many of us are involved in similar political advocacy for the

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