Transcultural Bodies: Female Genital Cutting in Global Context

Transcultural Bodies: Female Genital Cutting in Global Context

by Bettina K Shell-Duncan
     
 

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Bringing together thirteen essays, Transcultural Bodies provides an ethnographically rich exploration of FGC among African diasporas in the United Kingdom, Europe, and Australia. Contributors analyze changes in ideologies of gender and sexuality in immigrant communities, the frequent marginalization of African women's voices in debates over FGC

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Bringing together thirteen essays, Transcultural Bodies provides an ethnographically rich exploration of FGC among African diasporas in the United Kingdom, Europe, and Australia. Contributors analyze changes in ideologies of gender and sexuality in immigrant communities, the frequent marginalization of African women's voices in debates over FGC, and controversies over legislation restricting the practice in immigrant populations.

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ISBN-13:
9780813541389
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
06/07/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
432
File size:
2 MB

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