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Growing Up: Four Stories

Gregory Starrett

in Putting Islam to Work: Education, Politics, and Religious Transformation in Egypt

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520209268
eISBN:
9780520919303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520209268.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the four areas where the interests of the state interact with the life cycle of the shabab. These are sexual development and marriage, the awakening of political consciousness ... More


Shamanism

Rane Willerslev

in Soul Hunters: Hunting, Animism, and Personhood among the Siberian Yukaghirs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252165
eISBN:
9780520941007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252165.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses shamanism. It argues that shamanism among the Yukaghirs is to be understood as a broadly based activity practiced to various degrees by ordinary hunters, instead of being seen ... More


The Limits of Reformist Religion

Joshua Dubler and Vincent W. Lloyd

in Break Every Yoke: Religion, Justice, and the Abolition of Prisons

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190949150
eISBN:
9780190949181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949150.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religious Studies

How have American religious communities responded to the rapid growth of the prison? With ambivalence—as we show through case studies of Protestant responses. Protestant institutions consistently ... More


The Rending Asunder: Dominion’s End

Michael A. Gomez

in African Dominion: A New History of Empire in Early and Medieval West Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196824
eISBN:
9781400888160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196824.003.0015
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter describes how, between Askia Dāwūd's death in 990–91/1582–83 and the Battle of Tondibi in 999/1591 that marked the beginning of Morocco's occupation, the empire endured the tumultuous ... More


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