Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2015.
xiv, 214 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
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, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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