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Prisoners of ritual : an odyssey into female genital circumcision in africa

Author: Hanny Lightfoot-Klein
Publisher: New York ; London : Haworth Press, 1989
Series: Haworth series on women, 2
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An examination of the psychological, sexual and social effects of female genital circumcision, a practice widespread in Africa, based on the author's personal observations in operating theatres in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hanny Lightfoot-Klein
ISBN: 0866568778 9780866568777 091839368X 9780918393685
OCLC Number: 470759954
Description: xii, 306 s. : illustrations
Contents: ContentsPreface Part I. Introduction 1. The Interviews: Procedure and Rationale 2. Female Circumcision in African Countries in General, and Sudan in Particular 3. Sudan: The Current Situation 4. Episodes and Conversations 5. Voices of Reason 6. A History of Clitoral Excision and Infibulation Practices in the Western World 7. Male Circumcision 8. Overview Part II 9. Images 10. A Sudanese Odyssey Appendix I Interviews With Women Appendix II Interviews With Men Bibliography Index
Series Title: Haworth series on women, 2

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