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<hr>Contents Acknowledgments 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 Endnotes Bibliography Filmography
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