cliterodectomy


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Related to cliterodectomy: Cliterectomy
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cliterodectomy

[ˌklɪtərɪˈdektəmɪ] Nclitoridectomía f
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Mungiki's followership consists mainly of poor young men who have, in the past, sought to impose a strict gendered and generational orthodoxy upon the Kikuyu public, blaming the spread of HIV/AIDs on the waning of cliterodectomy, and even going so far as to attack 'indecently' dressed women on Nairobi's streets.
The recommended medical procedures covered in the article range from a prefrontal lobotomy performed on a "thirtyish Baltimore woman" to cure her "uncontrollable sex drive which her husband could not satisfy" to a cliterodectomy performed on a "young Chicago girl whose compulsive sexual drive was causing embarrassment to her family.
In her introduction, "Gendered Cartographies of Knowledge: Area Studies, Ethnic Studies and Postcolonial Studies," Shohat distills her argument, having first distinguished her project of relational reading from mere relativism, and offered as an example the multiple inflections she reckons necessary to critique the practice of cliterodectomy,: "A relational analysis would thus have to address the operative terms and axes of stratification typical of specific contexts, along with the ways these terms and stratifications are translated and reinvoiced as they 'travel' from one context to another" (11).