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Prisoners of ritual

Author: Hanny Lightfoot-Klein
Publisher: New York : 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
OCLC Number: 1004488778
Description: xii, 306 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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
Responsibility: an odyssey into female genital circumcison in Africa.

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