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Interrogating harmful cultural practices : gender, culture and coercion / edited by Chia Longman, Ghent University, Belgium and Tamsin Bradley, University of Portsmouth, UK.

Other author/creatorLongman, Chia, editor.
Other author/creatorBradley, Tamsin.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2015.
Descriptionxiv, 214 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Notes on contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction to "harmful cultural practices" / Chia Longman and Tamsin Bradley -- Theorizing harmful cultural practices -- Interrogating the concept of "harmful cultural practices" / Chia Longman and Tamsin Bradley -- Harmful cultural practices : towards a research frame / Tamsin Bradley and Chia Longman -- Policy, legal developments and political discourse -- Harmful cultural practices and minority women : from headscarf bans to forced marriages and honour related violence / Chia Longman and Gily Coene -- "Narratives of blame" surrounding HIV and AIDS eradication policies and sexual cultural practices in Malawi / Samantha Page -- Finding a seat on the bus : is the practice of sex segregation among ultra orthodox groups in Israel a harmful traditional practice under CEDAW? / Lisa Fishbayn Joffe -- From fgm to cosmetic genital surgery -- Transcending female circumcision : a call for collective unmasking / J. Wanjiku Khamasi -- Challenging mind-sets on FGM : the diverse voices of African women / Aisha Omar -- "The clitoris is in the head!" : female circumcision and the making of a harmful cultural practice in Egypt / Maria Malmström and An Van Raemdonck -- Vaginal practices across cultures : expressions of gender inequalities? / Emilomo Ogbe and Els Leye -- Globalization and emerging harmful cultural practices -- Dowry : a global view / Tamsin Bradley -- Lip-plates, "harm" debates, and the cultural rights of mursi (mun) women / Shauna L. LaTosky -- Epilogue: harm and well-being : cultural practices and harmful global practices / Ellen Gruenbaum -- Index.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2015002215
ISBN9781472428882 (hardback ; alk. paper)
ISBN1472428889 (hardback ; alk. paper)
Standard identifier# 40025242060

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