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Witches, Tea Plantations, and Lives of Migrant Laborers in India: Tempest in a Teapot

Social science


by
Soma Chaudhuri

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 190 pages

File size: 2.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Witches, Tea Plantations, and Lives of Migrant Laborers in India, the only academic work on witchcraft accusations in India, uses sociological theory and primary data to study contemporary witchcraft accusations. Located in the tea plantation region in Jalpaiguri, India, the book links the witchcraft accusations among the adivasi (tribal) to labor conflicts that ties tea plantation economics to the village household level quarrels. The book should be of interest to sociologists, gender scholars, labor historians, criminologists, anthropologists, migration and South Asian scholars.

Witches, Tea Plantations, and Lives of Migrant Laborers in India, the only academic work on witchcraft accusations in India, uses sociological theory and primary data to study contemporary witchcraft accusations. Located in the tea plantation region in Jalpaiguri, India, the book links the witchcraft accusations among the adivasi (tribal) to labor conflicts that ties tea plantation economics to the village household level quarrels. The book should be of interest… (more)

Witches, Tea Plantations, and Lives of Migrant Laborers in India, the only academic work on witchcraft accusations in India, uses sociological theory and primary data to study contemporary witchcraft accusations. Located in the tea plantation region in Jalpaiguri, India, the book links the witchcraft accusations among the adivasi (tribal) to labor conflicts that ties tea plantation economics to the village household level quarrels. The book should be of interest to sociologists, gender scholars, labor historians, criminologists, anthropologists, migration and South Asian scholars.

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