(En)gendering ethnicity: The economy of female virginity in guatemala

Radical Philosophy Review 2 (2):112-122 (1999)
Interweaving personal narrative and theory, this essay frames the valorization of female virginity in Guatemalan ladino society within the context of ethnic conflict between ladinos and Mayan Indians. A consideration of what is at stake in the premarital loss of virginity for ladino women can illuminate interrelationships among nationalism, the engendering of ethnicity, and women’s bodies
Keywords Social and Political Philosophy
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ISBN(s) 1388-4441
DOI 10.5840/radphilrev19992214
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