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Fearful Symmetries: Essays and Testimonies Around Excision and Circumcision

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Often labelled 'rituals' or 'customs', male circumcision and female excision are also irreversible amputations of human genitalia, with disastrous and at times life-long consequences for both males and females. However, scholars and activists alike have been diffident about making a case for symmetry between these two practices. Fearful Symmetries investigates the sociol ...more
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published January 1st 2008 by Brill/Rodopi
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