In Amma"s healing room

gender and vernacular Islam in South India by Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger

Publisher: Indiana University Press in Bloomington

Written in English
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Places:

  • Hyderabad (India : District),
  • India,
  • Hyderabad (District)

Subjects:

  • Muslim women -- India -- Hyderabad (District),
  • Healers -- India -- Hyderabad (District) -- Biography.,
  • Hyderabad (India : District) -- Social life and customs.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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• Use of single case studies- studying individual lives as examples of ‘cracks of resistance’ (Okley, cited Burkhalter Flueckiger, ) to dominant ideologies, breaking down ‘otherness’ (Abu-Lughod, cited Burkhalter Flueckiger, ) and showing fluidity (Burkhalter Flueckiger.

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In Amma’s Healing Room, Gender and Vernacular Islam in S. India – Joyce B. Flueckiger 1/2 Preface • Because God is infinite, no written text or knowledge can ever be enough to describe what was aimed to write about in the book.

(Amma quote, March 2, ) • Gender roles and negotiations and the ways in which Islam has taken shape in Indian context. Introduction: Called to Amma's Courtyard 1 1.

Setting the Stage: The Healing Room, Its Actors, and Its Rhythms 36 2. The Healing System 64 3. Patient Narratives in the Healing Room 4.

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Introduction: called to Amma's courtyard Setting the stage: the healing room, its actors, and its rhythms The healing system Patient narratives in the healing room Negotiating gender in the healing room Religious identities at the crossroads.

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Telling the story of her circuitous route to a position that draws on her passions for ethnography is part of Flueckiger’s mentoring.