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Consuming Women

Charlene E. Makley

in The Violence of Liberation

Published by University of California Press

Published in print December 2007 | ISBN: 9780520250598
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520940536 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520250598.003.0005
Consuming Women

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This chapter demonstrates that nunhood and “prostitution” came to be negatively marked as ambiguous gender statuses, focusing on sexuality as a way to further investigate reform-era national incorporation in the Labrang region. It also continues the analysis of the micropolitics of sex and contextualization within larger political-economic participation frameworks.

Keywords: nunhood; prostitution; gender status; sexuality; national incorporation; sex; micropolitics; political-economic participation

Chapter.  19164 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anthropology

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