Belief and Explanation in Nyinba Women's Witchcraft

@inproceedings{Levine1982BeliefAE,
  title={Belief and Explanation in Nyinba Women's Witchcraft},
  author={Nancy E. Levine},
  year={1982}
}
The Tibetan Nyinba in nrorthwestern Nepal hold beliefs about witchcraft based on the assumption that it is inherently a female phenomenon. This article focuses on the analysis of these beliefs, their underlying logic, cultural sources and social consequences. Ideas about witchcraft constitute, at one level, explanatory theories which have a bearing upon problematic aspects of interpersonal interaction and are sensitive to what we might term social and psychological dynamics. These folk theories… Expand
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