This chapter focuses on the dimension of sorcery and witchcraft defined by Mary Patterson as 'the belief, and those practices associated with the belief, than one human being is capable of harming another by magical or supernatural means'.
|Title of host publication||Talking it Through: Responses to Sorcery and Witchcraft Beliefs and Practices in Melanesia|
|Editors||Miranda Forsyth and Richard Eves|
|Place of Publication||Canberra, Australia|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|