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Genital Cutting and Transnational Sisterhood

DISPUTING U.S. POLEMICS

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Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Customs,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Cultural And Social Anthropology,
  • Feminism,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies,
  • Africa,
  • Clitoridectomy,
  • Female circumcision,
  • Feminist theory,
  • Infibulation

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsStanlie M. James (Editor), Claire C. Robertson (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9557368M
    ISBN 100252027418
    ISBN 109780252027413


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Debates about female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) have polarized opinion between those who see it as an abuse of women’s health and human rights, to be ‘eradicated’, and those who may or may not oppose the practice, but see a double standard on the part of western campaigners who fail to challenge other unnecessary surgical Cited by: From Alice Walker and Pratibha Parmar's documentary film "Warrior Marks" to mainstream media and prime time television, "Genital Cutting and Transnational Sisterhood" critiques the sources that perpetuate the harmful myths that all African women have been mutilated and promote doing so to their children, that those who perform it are barbaric, and that families.

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Cheryl Chase and Isabelle Gunning provide the standout essays of the book, which still amply repays the attention and time of anyone who cares about the worldwide struggle to protect genital integrity.4/5.

4 thoughts on “ Re: Genital Cutting and Transnational Sisterhood Reading ” sarjor75 says: One thing to keep in mind is that female genital mutilation/circumcision (Middle East and Africa) and intersexed infants genital mutilation (United States and other countries) are the exact same in one very large way.

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(a) editors, Genital Cutting and Transnational by: A response to the ethnocentric and arrogant Western perceptions surrounding female genital cutting (FGC). In five provocative essays, the contributors to this volume challenge representations of FGC through a range of perspectives: history, human rights, law, missionary feminism, cultural relativism, anthropology, and the intersex movement.

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Arch Sex Behav. Feb;33(1); author reply 3. Sorting out misunderstandings: genital cutting and transnational sisterhood. James SM, Robertson by: 1. Genital Cutting and Transnational Sisterhood: Disputing U.S. Polemics, a work James edited with Claire C.

Robertson, examines in depth the controversial procedures of clitoridectomy, genital mutilation, and infibulation—the removal of all external female genitalia—as practiced in countries throughout Africa. The editors discuss issues such.

In Genital Cutting and Transnational Sisterhood. James M. Stanlie and Claire C. Robertson, eds. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press. ↑ Ehrenreich, Nancy and Mark Barr: "Intersex surgery, Female Genital Cutting, and the selective condemnation of 'cultural practices'.".

Week 8: Oppressed Women, Savior Women 02/22 Title: “Introduction: Reimagining Transnational Sisterhood” Author: Stanlie M. James and Claire C. Robertson Date of publication: Keywords: female genital cutting (FGC); excision; infibulation Research Question: How does Western perceptions on female genital cutting affect Africa and African.

(The newest of these three works, the recently published Genital Cutting and Transnational Sisterhood, edited by Stanlie M. James and Claire C. Robertson, will be reviewed next issue.

Our review of Ellen Gruenbaum’s The Female Circumcision Controversy: An Anthropological Perspective can be seen elsewhere in these pages.). ‘THE WOMEN ARE DOING IT FOR THEMSELVES’ U.S. genital cutting, the intersex movement, and medical double standards In Genital cutting and transnational sisterhood: Disputing U.S.

polemics, S.M. James and Cited by: Susan S. Koppelman Award honoring feminist editing of anthologies, multi-authored or edited books in American Culture or Popular Culture for Genital Cutting and Transnational Sisterhood: Disputing U.S. Polemics. In Genital Cutting and Transnational Sisterhood (), she criticizes as insensitive the Western approach to eliminating female genital mutilation (FGM).

She also argues that feminist approaches to FGM suffer from a "colonial flaw", a failure to recognize that similar practices, in the form of clitoridectomy and surgery on intersex children.

Female genital mutilation (FGM) occurs in many parts of the world, especially in Africa. It is a cultural practice thought to have been established centuries ago, though its origins appear to have been lost in the past.

International efforts to eliminate it also have a long history/5. Genital Cutting and Gender The topic of female genital mutilation/excision has been discussed many times on WMST-L. Some of those discussions can be found in the WMST-L File Collection.

The present file originated from a professor's request for resources that address both FGE and male circumcision together. The file includes many but not all of the responses. “Female Genital Surgeries: Eradication Measures at the Western Local Level—A Cautionary Tale.” In Stanlie M.

James and Claire C. Robertson, eds., Genital Cutting and Transnational Sisterhood: Disputing U.S. Polemics. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, pp. –Author: Alison Dundes Renteln.

life. Soraya Miré was born at Beledweyne. Aged thirteen, she endured female genital é's' documentary film Fire Eyes () began with Miré recalling her own experience of FGM, and included interviews with a range of others involved with the practice.

Works Films. Fire Eyes: Female Circumcision, ; Books (with Eve Ensley) The Girl with. This is the summary of Genital Cutting and Transnational Sisterhood: Disputing U.S.

Polemics by Stanlie M. James, Claire C. Robertson. HistoryBookReviews uploaded a video 7 .Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Stanlie James is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint. Sorting out misunderstandings: Genital cutting and transnational sisterhood [2] (multiple letters) James."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 including a variety of practices of varying history, severity, geographical distribution and.