ERIC Number: EJ195593
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Publication Date: 1978
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The Fear of Poisoning and the Management of Urban Social Relations among the Professional Group in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Harrell-Bond, B. E.
Urban Anthropology, v7 n3 p229-51 Fall 1978
Social relationships among professionals in Sierra Leone are marked by competition and tension. An examination of food symbolism, patterns of food sharing, and attitudes toward the safety of accepted proffered food and drink provides a means of looking at how the professionals structure and manage their social relations. (Author/EB)
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Identifiers - Location: Sierra Leone; United Kingdom (England)