Book/Book chapter
1 January 2000

Female Genital Cutting: The Beginning of the End

Author: Gerry Mackie
Published by: Lynne Rienner Publishers
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This chapter reflects upon Mackie’s 1996 seminal article on the process of changing social norms through analysing the end of foot-binding and infibulation. This chapter provides a review of the original theory and provides more detailed information and a reform strategy on the convention shift around female genital cutting in Senegal.