Respecting Women's Lives and Investigating Women's Consciousness: A Comment on Obiora, 47
Case W. Res. L. Rev.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.berkeley.edu/facpubs/1056
Reacts to feminist theory professor Amede Obiora's investigation of the practices of the ritual of female circumcision in Africa. Differences and similarities between Obiora and feminist Joan Nestle approach to the issue of female circumcision relating to feminism; Obiora and Nestle's approach to the history of the practice.