Posted by Catherine Cartwright Jones on February 18, 2002 at 02:41:35:If you hunger for serious academic articles on gendering bodies,
adornment and all that jazz.........
here are some I nabbed recently:
(you must assert that you are involved in serious study and
research when you request these ..... that's rquired for dispersion of
"The Behavioural Ecology of Scarification"
(if you have the hunch that there's something "down to the bone" about
our urge to bodmod)
"Anorexia as a Rite of Passage"
(I feel henna is an excellent alternative to self-injury, and has a
similar sense of control and purification)
"Pre-Historic Rites of Passage"
(the stuff that pre-dates henna and provides the context for why we do
And the "Revolting Bodies" piece. Killer. Absolutely Killer! I love
Ask for one piece at a time, and only if you're serious. These are
big puppies and can range up to 2Mg wich will crash most inboxes.
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