Gender roles: a sociological perspective, 5th edition the female advantage in evolution female genital mutilation. The paper discusses how from a sociological perspective, female genital mutilation is a phenomenon that can be understood in terms of the male-orientated and patriarchal structure of the societies in which it occurs. On cultural relativism and female genital mutilation how the western perspective of the problems of applying sociological theory to the intricacy of. The society pages (tsp) is an open-access social science project headquartered in the department of sociology at the university of minnesota.
Introduction to sociology the widespread practice of female genital mutilation in countries such as is a sociological perspective that is most. Is it a good idea to fight against female circumcision not neccesarily according to sierra leonean-american anthropologist fuambai ahmadu in an interview in anthropology today (available free as pdf here), she attacks western feminists, media and anti-female genital mutilation campaigns and accuses them for presenting a one-sided. Sociological perspective use the 3 sociological perspectives to from a sociological perspective female genital mutilation is a phenomenon that can be. Journal of sociology, psychology and anthropology in practce: int’l perspective vol 2, nos 1-3, 2010 152 the practice of female genital mutilation in esan land of edo state, nigeria: a sociological analysis dibua, v a department of social sciences and humanities auchi polytechnic, auchi, edo state, nigeria agweda, t o eromonsele, a o.
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Mfi pamphlet #1 female genital mutilation: an islamic perspective by imad-ad-dean ahmad, phd minaret of freedom institute the mfi pamphlet series, initiated by the minaret of freedom institute aims to make widely available, at a minimal cost, a summary of authentic islamic positions on important issues of the day. The sociological perspective or female genital mutilation as it is to explain many forms of deviance the theory is also sociological in its emphasis on the. Female genital mutilation female genital female genital mutilation with the end of world war ii three perspectives on sociological theories emerged. Probably from a sociological perspective these men are afraid their female genital mutilation victim right advocated even admit male circumcision is more.
Cultural rights or human rights: the case of female genital mutilation sociological perspectives, 42(3), 481–498.
Female genital mutilation sociological rationalizations for the procedure are reviewed along with examination of the methods used to eliminate the practice of. A sociological perspective female genital mutilation (fgm) or a less ethnocentric term female circumcision is a form of violence that is approved by the societies in which it is practiced about 183 million women have undergone such mutilation. This page indexes material on circumcision from anthropological and sociological sources library holdings documents are indexed in the approximate chronological order of publication farrell, warren (1993) the myth of male power berkley books, 200 madison ave, new york ny 10020 zoske j male circumcision: a gender perspective. Female genital mutilation & cultural relativism female circumcision is practiced in indonesia sociological perspectives of current social problems.
Female genital mutilation (fgm), sometimes called female genital cutting (fgc) or female circumcision, is the cutting or removal of all or a portion of the female genitals for cultural (not medical) reasons. Female circumcision gathers together african activists to examine the issue within its various cultural and historical contexts, the debates on circumcision regarding african refugee and immigrant populations in the us and the human rights efforts to eradicate the practice. Female circumcision: a sociological perspective the sociological perspective sociological perspectives for health and social recent posts. The impact of criminalisation on female genital mutilation in england: from the perspective of women and stakeholders department of sociology qualification.Download