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作者 Wangila, Mary Nyangweso
書名 Female circumcision : the interplay of religion, culture, and gender in Kenya / Mary Nyangweso Wangila
出版項 Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, c2007
國際標準書號 9781570757105 (pbk.)
1570757100 (pbk.)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 民族所圖書館  GN659.K4 W34 2007    在架上    30520020669629
說明 xv, 206 p. : map ; 21 cm
系列 Women from the margins
Women from the margins series
附註 Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-203) and index
Foreword / Mercy Amba Oduyoye -- The controversy -- What is female circumcision? -- What is at stake? -- The centrality of religion -- Organization of the book -- Religion and the social behavior of Kenyans -- The social structure of Kenyan communities -- The social status of women -- Female circumcision in Kenya: an overview -- Religion and the social behavior -- Religions in Kenya -- The debate over female circumcision -- The debate over terminology -- Reasons for female circumcision -- The functioning of patriarchal systems -- Women's sexuality and female circumcision -- Opposition to female circumcision -- The insider/outsider conflict -- Strategies to combat female circumcision -- Sexuality, gender, and religion in Kenya -- Gender and sexuality -- The control of sexuality -- Religion and female sexuality -- Summary -- Religion and female circumcision -- The religious origins of female circumcision -- How religion sanctions female circumcision -- How indigenous beliefs determine female circumcision -- Islam and female circumcision -- Christianity and female circumcision -- Transforming attitudes toward female circumcision -- The reality of social change in Kenya -- Religion as liberative -- African feminist hermeneutics -- Religious sources for transformation: a brief illustration -- Conclusion and recommendations
主題 Female circumcision -- Kenya
Female circumcision -- Kenya -- Religious aspects
Circumcision -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
Circumcision -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Indigenous peoples -- Kenya -- Religion
Women -- Kenya -- Social conditions
Women -- Religious life -- Kenya
Sex role -- Kenya
Kenya -- Religious life and customs
Kenya -- Social life and customs
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