Women's Rights Versus Women's Rites

by Emmanuel Babatunde

Women's Rights Versus Women's Rites

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A case study examining the issue of female circumcision and how well-intentioned efforts by Americans to improve the lot of oppressed people elsewhere in the world can have the opposite effect. This study takes apart the cultural logic behind female circumcision and corrects certain anthropological distortions in popular literature on this practice.
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A case study examining the issue of female circumcision and how well-intentioned efforts by Americans to improve the lot of oppressed people elsewhere in the world can have the opposite effect. This study takes apart the cultural logic behind female circumcision and corrects certain anthropological distortions in popular literature on this practice.