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The Enculturated Gene: Sickle Cell Health Politics and Biological Difference in West Africa

Duana Fullwiley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691123165
eISBN:
9781400840410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691123165.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In the 1980s, a research team led by Parisian scientists identified several unique DNA sequences, or haplotypes, linked to sickle cell anemia in African populations. After casual observations of how ... More


Relations to Other Immigrant Associations

Ousmane Oumar Kane

in The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter discusses the wider field of associational life into which Senegalese are inserted and how these relate to Sufi societies. These include the Senegalese Catholic Association of America ... More


Ordering Illness: Heterozygous “Trait” Suffering in the Land of the Mild Disease

Duana Fullwiley

in The Enculturated Gene: Sickle Cell Health Politics and Biological Difference in West Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691123165
eISBN:
9781400840410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691123165.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how “culture,” in the form of “Senegalese attitudes” that are seen as less than buoyant, has sometimes proven to be a barrier that Senegalese biomedical professionals propose as ... More


Senegalese Enclaves in New York City

Ousmane Oumar Kane

in The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter addresses the formation process of Senegalese neighborhoods. It identifies three areas with large concentrations of Senegalese people: the enclave in Harlem called “Little Senegal” or “ ... More


The Formation and Transformation of Sufi Societies

Ousmane Oumar Kane

in The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter provides details about Senegalese Sufi communities in New York. It focuses on the Murid and Tijani Sufi communities because they are the most visible and easily accessed groups. Their ... More


Gender and Generational Relations

Ousmane Oumar Kane

in The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter focuses on individual trajectories. It addresses the impact of women labor force participation on household relations and argues that, because of the crisis in gender roles, Senegalese ... More


The Role of Social Representations in the Production and Application of the Law: A Case Study of Property Law in Senegal

Caroline Plançon

in Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199580910
eISBN:
9780191723025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580910.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines property law in Senegal. It begins by presenting some of the conceptual specificities used in the study. It then analyzes different concrete examples in both rural and urban ... More


The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Ousmane Kane

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

As Senegal prepares to celebrate fifty years of independence from French colonial rule, academic and policy circles are engaged in a vigorous debate about its experience in nation building. An ... More


Prologue

Ousmane Oumar Kane

in The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of developments that have contributed to the placement of the Islamic question (the concern of various national and international actors to ... More


Sufis, Society, and the State

Ousmane Oumar Kane

in The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter offers a broad overview of the religious experience of Senegalese in the 20th century and analyzes the formation of the Senegalese religious landscape and how it relates to modern ... More


The Transnational Spiritual Economy

Ousmane Oumar Kane

in The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter discusses the efforts of immigrants and religious actors in a home country to build and sustain a transnational spiritual economy. Specialists in the production and dissemination of ... More


Immigration or Death

Ousmane Oumar Kane

in The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter discusses the development consequences of Senegalese emigration in the homeland, including in the religious strongholds of Senegalese Sufi groups. It shows that migrating Senegalese of ... More


“Good Muslims,” “Good Blacks”

Ousmane Oumar Kane

in The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter begins by reviewing four theories drawn from the social movement literature which have been put forward to account for the response of the state to the religious demands of Muslim ... More


Bollywood Films and African Audiences

GWENDA YANDER STEENE

in Travels of Bollywood Cinema: From Bombay to LA

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075981
eISBN:
9780199081523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075981.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the resurgence of the Indophile phenomenon in Senegal, which involves dressing Indian, dancing to Indian music, in addition to watching Indian films. It brings together the ... More


Covering Habré: The Diary of a Local Journalist

Ngoundji Dieng

in The President on Trial: Prosecuting Hissène Habré

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198858621
eISBN:
9780191890819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858621.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores Senegalese journalist Ngoundji Dieng's coverage of the Hissène Habré trial for the Dakar daily Le Quotidien, discussing her process of reporting on Habré, including her travels ... More


Writing Senegambian Political Pasts

François G. Richard

in Reluctant Landscapes: Historical Anthropologies of Political Experience in Siin, Senegal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226252407
eISBN:
9780226252681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226252681.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 2 addresses the question of global history in Senegal and suggests that we reframe its “problem-space.” If scholarship has often foregrounded the agencies of state, capital, and colony, the ... More


Politics of the Sacred Forest

Ferdinand de Jong

in Masquerades of Modernity: Power and Secrecy in Casamance, Senegal

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633197
eISBN:
9780748670642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633197.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter deals with the participation of a Senegalese politician in the Jola initiation, and the consequences for a local political contest. It demonstrates that participation in the ritual is ... More


The Transatlantic Poetics of Fatou Diome

Kathryn M. Lachman

in Francophone Afropean Literatures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380345
eISBN:
9781781387184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380345.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter considers the fiction of Senegalese author Fatou Diome in relation to the categories of Afropean literature and the Global South Atlantic. As critics have noted, Diome's novels address ... More


Navigating the African Diaspora: The Anthropology of Invisibility

Donald Martin Carter

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647774
eISBN:
9781452945927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647774.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Investigating how the fraught political economy of migration impacts people around the world, this book raises important issues about contemporary African diasporic movements. Developing the notion ... More


Transnational Health-Care Circuits: Managing Therapy among Immigrants in France and Kinship Networks in West Africa

Carolyn Sargent and Stéphanie Larchanché

in Affective Circuits: African Migrations to Europe and the Pursuit of Social Regeneration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226405018
eISBN:
9780226405292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226405292.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter explores how therapy management groups--that is groups of kin, friends and local practitioners-- in the Senegal River Valley region come together to provide patient care transnationally. ... More


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