Witchcraft, Violence, and Democracy in South Africa
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Description: Large numbers of people in Soweto & other parts of South Africa live in fear of witchcraft, presenting complex & unique problems for the government. Adam Ashforth explores the challenge of occult violence & the spiritual insecurity that it engenders to democratic rule in South Africa.
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Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 1/15/2005
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Adam Ashforth is the Helmut F. Stern Professor in the Institute for the Humanities at the University of Michigan.
|A Note on Nomenclature|
|Spiritual Insecurity and Political Power|
|Dimensions of Insecurity in Contemporary Soweto|
|On Living in a World with Witches|
|Freedom, Democracy, and Witchcraft: Soweto in the 1990s|
|On Believing, and Not Believing, in Witchcraft|
|Sources of Spiritual Insecurity|
|Poison, Medicine, and the Power of Secret Knowledge|
|Death, Pollution, and the Dangers of Dirt|
|A Brief History of the Spirit World|
|Invisible Beings in Everyday Life|
|Vulnerabilities of the Soul|
|Spiritual Insecurity and the State|
|Witchcraft, Violence, and Justice|
|Democratic Statecraft in a World of Witches|
|The Literature on Soweto—a Brief Excursus|
|The Thohoyandou Declaration on Ending Witchcraft Violence, Issued by the Commission on Gender Equality|