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The Virginity Trap in the Middle East

  • Authors
  • David Ghanim

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. David Ghanim
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  15. Back Matter
    Pages 155-200

About this book

Introduction

This book is a social critique of the cultural taboo of the female virginity in the Middle East. It highlights the unobtainability of this cultural myth and its multilevel destructive influences on various aspects of social life.

Keywords

bibliography body corpus critique discourse Middle East myth Ritual social life

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