The Haunting Fetus: Abortion, Sexuality, and the Spirit World in Taiwan
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224pp. May 2001
The Haunting Fetus: Abortion, Sexuality, and the Spirit World in Taiwan
Author: Moskowitz, Marc L.;
The Haunting Fetus focuses on the belief in modern Taiwan that an aborted fetus can return to haunt its family. Although the topic has been researched in Japan and commented on in the Taiwanese press, it has not been studied systematically in relat
"Well-written, thoughtful and sensitive. . . . It would be equally useful as case-study material for undergraduates or postgraduate teaching in Asian studies, gender studies, studies of religion or medical anthropology." —The Australian Journal of Ant
Author: Moskowitz, Marc L.;
Marc L. Moskowitz is associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of South Carolina.
Read the introduction (PDF).
Preface

1. Introduction

2. Beyond the Percentages: Abortion and Meaning in Taiwan

3. Made in Japan? The First Stages of the Adoption and Adaptation of a Japanese Religious Practice in Taiwan

4. Fetus Ghosts and Traditional Beliefs in Taiwan <




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