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Genital Cutting and Transnational Sisterhood: Disputing U.S. Polemics

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Genital Cutting and Transnational Sisterhood is a much-needed response to the ethnocentric and arrogant Western perceptions surrounding female genital cutting (FGC), often referred to as either female genital mutilation or female circumcision, but which includes a variety of practices of varying history, severity, geographical distribution and consequences. In five ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published February 15th 2005 by University of Illinois Press (first published 2002)
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Yet another book I've owned for far too long without reading in its entirety. Like many other feminist books, this one I purchased for a specific author/essay, and I never got around to reading the remainder of the book.

As in all multi-author essay collections, the quality varied between authors. The first three essays seemed more or less repetitive. Interesting, yes, but theoretical and academic. (And those authors have a serious beef with Alice Walker). I've always struggled greatly with acade
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