The Resource Female genital mutilation : legal, cultural, and medical issues, Rosemarie Skaine

Female genital mutilation : legal, cultural, and medical issues, Rosemarie Skaine

Label
Female genital mutilation : legal, cultural, and medical issues
Title
Female genital mutilation
Title remainder
legal, cultural, and medical issues
Statement of responsibility
Rosemarie Skaine
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book discusses the definition and types of FGM and explores the common justifications for the practice, along with the incidence in Africa, global laws, legal issues, rights and religion. Ethical considerations are examined, as are progress and the role of culture. The book concludes with thoughts on the movement from tradition to cultural evolution"--Provided by publisher
Additional physical form
Table of contents available via World Wide Web.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Skaine, Rosemarie
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN484
LC item number
.S485 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Female circumcision
Label
Female genital mutilation : legal, cultural, and medical issues, Rosemarie Skaine
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0512/2005013929.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-297) and index
Contents
A traditional practice -- Prevalence / with James C. Skaine -- Globalism and law -- Legal and practical issues in the West -- Tradition and change in practicing cultures -- Challenging the change and the challenge of change -- The Maasai and female circumcision -- Meeting the challenge in Tanzania -- The changing status -- A compendium of change
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 321 p.
Isbn
9780786421671
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005013929
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • 2471851-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2471851
  • (Sirsi) o60419861
  • (OCoLC)60419861
Label
Female genital mutilation : legal, cultural, and medical issues, Rosemarie Skaine
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0512/2005013929.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-297) and index
Contents
A traditional practice -- Prevalence / with James C. Skaine -- Globalism and law -- Legal and practical issues in the West -- Tradition and change in practicing cultures -- Challenging the change and the challenge of change -- The Maasai and female circumcision -- Meeting the challenge in Tanzania -- The changing status -- A compendium of change
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 321 p.
Isbn
9780786421671
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005013929
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • 2471851-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2471851
  • (Sirsi) o60419861
  • (OCoLC)60419861

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