Evil in Africa : encounters with the everday

Auteur(s) : Olsen, William C. (Éd.)
Beek, Walter E. A. van (Éd.)
Parkin, David (Préf.)
Description matérielle : ix-392 p. ; 23 cm.Publication : Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2015.Cote : F.629Note : Réf. dissém. Index. Thématique : Ethnologie Thématique spécifique : Mal | Sorcellerie Géographique : Afrique
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Introduction: African notions of evil: the chimera of justice / Beek, Walter E. A. van and Olsen, William C. --

Political evil: witchcraft from the perspective of the bewitched / Silva, Sónia --

Untying wrongs in Northern Uganda / Whyte, Susan Reynolds ; Meinert, Lotte and Obika, Julaina --

The evil of insecurity in South Sudan: violence and impunity in Africa’s newest state / Jok, Jok Madut --

Genocide, evil, and human agency: the concept of evil in Rwandan explanations of the 1994 genocide / Burnet, Jennie E. --

Politics and cosmographic anxiety: Kongo and Dagbon compared / MacGaffey, Wyatt --

Ambivalence and the work of the negative among the Yaka / Devisch, René --

"Aze" and the incommensurable / Ekoué, Léocadie and Rosenthal, Judy (Collab.) --

Evil and the art of revenge in the Mandara mountains / Beek, Walter E. A. van --

Distinctions in the imagination of harm in contemporary Mijikenda thought: the existential challenge of Majini / Ciekawy, Diane --

Haunted by absent others: movements of evil in a Nigerian city / Trovalla, Ulrika --

Attributions of evil among Haalpulaaren, Senegal / Dilley, Roy --

Reflections regarding good and evil: the complexity of words in Zanzibar / Larsen, Kjersti --

Constructing moral personhood: the moral test in Tuareg sociability as a commentary on honor and dishonor / Rasmussen, Susan J. --

The gender of evil: Maasai experiences and expressions / Hodgson, Dorothy L. --

Neo-cannibalism, military biopolitics, and the problem of human evil / Scheper-Hughes, Nancy --

Theft and evil in Asante / Olsen, William C. --

Sorcery after socialism: liberalization and antiwitchcraft practices in Southern Tanzania / Green, Maia --

Transatlantic Pentecostal demons in Maputo / Kamp, Linda van de --

The meaning of "Apartheid" and the epistemology of evil / Ash, Adam.

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