Table of contents for Haunting experiences : ghosts in contemporary folklore / Diane E. Goldstein, Sylvia Ann Grider, Jeannie Banks Thomas.

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Introduction: Old Spirits in New Bottles
Part I: Taking Ghosts Seriously
One: The Usefulness of Ghost Stories
Two: Scientific Rationalism and the Structure of Supernatural Experience Narratives
Part II: Narrating Socialization and Gender
Three: Gender and Ghosts
Four: Children's Ghost Stories
Part III: Old Spirits in New Contexts
Five: Haunted Houses in Tradition and Popular Culture
Six: The Commodification of Belief in Contemporary Culture
Conclusion: The "Spectral Turn" in Folklore, Mass Media, Popular Culture, and Technology

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Haunted places.