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Girlhood and Ethics

The Role of Bodily Integrity

Mar Cabezas and Gottfried Schweiger

genital mutilation, forced adolescent marriage, or the behavior expected, under threat of punishment, of adolescent girls in a given society, such as their compliance with what is thought to be appropriate sexual conduct and their role in households are

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I’m Not Loud, I’m Outspoken

Narratives of Four Jamaican Girls’ Identity and Academic Success

Rowena Linton and Lorna McLean

punishment are exercised against black female bodies ( Wane 2013 ; Cooper 2002 ). Canadian black feminism allows us to investigate the academic success of these girls and share their stories that epitomise how oppositional knowledge is formed at the margins

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“Amongst Affectionate Female Friends”

Same-Sex Intimacy in Nineteenth-Century Polish Correspondence

Natalie Cornett

to exile in Siberia as punishment for his crimes. Żmichowska sometimes corresponded with him through Wanda Grabowska and Seweryn Markiewicz. 41 Bolesława Rodysowa, cousin of Henryk Wohl, and friend of Żmichowska, Matylda Natansonowa, and the

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Magdalena Rodziewicz

something that is considered a sin and an illegal act to something that may not be perhaps fully acceptable but is not subject to punishment. Both attempts, therefore, strive to solve the current legal controversy that has arisen around ‘white marriages

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Putting Anthropology into Global Health

A Century of Anti–Human African Trypanosomiasis Campaigns in Angola

Jorge Varanda and Josenando Théophile

-screening. Attendance was mandatory. Absence meant physical punishment for the local chief and/or for the absentees. By the 1950s, the usual examination process consisted in the capturing of personal and physical data, and the provision of a physical exam that started

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From Selfies to Sexting

Tween Girls, Intimacy, and Subjectivities

Antonio García-Gómez

highlighted the variety of, and sometimes contradictory, punishments imposed on young girls for sending nude photos of themselves ( Lunceford 2011 ). In spite of this growing body of research, there remains much uncertainty about the interrelationships between

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“Loving and Cruel, All at the Same Time”

Girlhood Identity in The Craft

Emily Chandler

punishment” ( Simmons 2002: 22 ). This makes The Craft a compelling portrayal of the sway the tyranny of niceness holds over girls’ lives. The tyranny of niceness is the pervasive idea, as Brown and Gilligan (1992) argue, that in order to be considered

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Emma Findlen LeBlanc

imposed from above and can thus only be realized through ‘systemic surveillance, disciplining and punishment’ – in short, ‘violence’. By contrast, historical societies subject to Islamic law were ‘largely self-governing’, because Islamic law proper was a

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American Extraterritorial Legislation

The Data Gathering behind the Sanctions

Ali Laïdi

imposes punishments as severe as those imposed by the United States against Havana, Tehran and even Moscow. 7 Moreover, some international jurists feel that the term ‘sanction’ seems unsuited to the actual context, since a sanction must come from a

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Talal Asad

Talal Asad, Jonathan Boyarin, Nadia Fadil, Hussein Ali Agrama, Donovan O. Schaefer, and Ananda Abeysekara

claim to have resolved a major source of suffering and violence within and between states by redefining the place of ‘religion’. After encountering the writings of Foucault, who not only wrote illuminatingly about punishment but also insisted that to