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The Mourid Brotherhood At The Center Of Senegalese Political Life: A Dialectic of State and Religious Power

Cheikh Guéye and Olivia Gervasoni

in Powers: Religion as a Social and Spiritual Force

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231560
eISBN:
9780823235537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231560.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter deals with religion and power at the level of the nation-state. It explores the complex relationship between state authorities and the Muslim Mourid ... 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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