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Pure Obsession: Pollution, Outcasts, and Exclusion

Peter Wynn Kirby

in Troubled Natures: Waste, Environment, Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834289
eISBN:
9780824870515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834289.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines social exclusion in Japan and its implications for ideas of pollution that pervade the country's wastescape and influence social relations. Focusing on certain victims of toxic ... More


Public Worship and Disputed Caste: The Santiyakappar Festival over 150 Years

David Mosse

in The Saint in the Banyan Tree: Christianity and Caste Society in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520253162
eISBN:
9780520953970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253162.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter examines forms of public Catholic worship and traces the history of an important Santiyakappar (St James) festival in order to show how a domain of Catholic religion was gradually ... More


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