Shades of Othering: Reflections on Female Circumcision/Genital Mutilation

  title={Shades of Othering: Reflections on Female Circumcision/Genital Mutilation},
  author={Stanlie M. James},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  pages={1031 - 1048}
  • S. James
  • Published 1998
  • Philosophy
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
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