Female circumcision – violence in the name of religion?

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Publication BookChapter
Title Female circumcision – violence in the name of religion?
Author(s) Johnsdotter, Sara
Date 2010
Editor(s) Ross, Jeffrey Ian
English abstract
This chapter discusses whether female circumcision can be seen as violence in the name of religion. The concept of 'violence' in relation to female circumcision is problematized, and the fact that there are many forms of the practice is emphasized.
Publisher M.E. Sharpe Publisher
Host/Issue Religion and Violence
ISBN 9780765620484
Pages p 163-168
Language eng (iso)
Subject(s) female circumcision
violence
religion
Humanities/Social Sciences
Research Subject Categories::SOCIAL SCIENCES
Research Subject Categories::HUMANITIES and RELIGION
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/2043/11252 (link to this page)

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