Index
academic tourism, use of term, 3–4
acquired immune deficiency syndrome
(aids). See hiv/aids
ancestry and body, 53, 55, 72–73
Association de Guérisseurs (Association
of Healers), 77, 80
behind- person. See warito (shadow
person)
Benin, youth migration to, 8, 113
bigness disease. See kotong susoko (big-
ness disease)
biomedicine: as alternative form of
healing, 74–76; bodies of interest in,
49; clinical gaze of, 51; collaboration
in, 79–81, 95, 107; lit er a ture review,
68–69; traditional medicine and,
47–49, 67–68, 71, 76–81, 84, 87–89,
94–95, 106–7. See also health insurance
system proj ect
biopower, use of term, 12
bird disease. See sumura kotong (bird
disease)
birthing ward, 25–26
body: ancestry and, 53, 55, 72–73; Kabre
ethnoanatomy, 50–53
care International, 131
Case de Santé (Health Hut), 24, 44, 70,
74–76, 75, 78, 100–102, 101, 105–6
Centre Médico- Sociale (cms), 70, 75, 77,
101, 106
cereal farming, Kabre, 8
child trafficking, 5, 113–14, 131, 132–33
cms. See Centre Médico- Sociale
Collectif Littéraire des Jeunes de
Farendé, Le. See Farendé Writers’
Society
complementarity, princi ples of, 59–60
coopec program, 178, 183
cyber café proj ect. See Internet café
proj ect
development anthropology, 2–3
disease. See biomedicine; traditional
medicine, Kabre; specific diseases
diviners, 52, 58, 71, 73–74, 76, 79, 86, 93,
106. See also witchcraft
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