Menstruation: a list of sources part 1 by paula wansbrough and kathleen o'grady quite some time ago i collected references on the topic of menstruation from wmst-l subscribers. Menstruation is the shedding of the inner membrane of the uterus most females of certain mammal species, including humans , undergo the process human females experience it roughly once a month from puberty until menopause , except when they are pregnant or lactating. The island of menstruating men the men and women on wogeo both lead very different lives, this is made clear by the distinct rituals that each sex participates in throughout their life, the roles held in tribal events as well as the strict customs that are adhered to in the daily life.
Penile subincision is a form of body modification consisting of a urethrotomy, in which the underside of the penis is incised and the urethra slit open lengthwise, from the urethral opening toward the base the slit can be of varying lengths. Wogeo ethnonyms: roissy, vokeo, wageva orientation history and cultural relations settlements economy the island of menstruating men: religion in wogeo, new guinea scranton: chandler publishing company hogbin, h ian (1978) the leaders and the led: social control in wogeo carlton: melbourne university press. Men find it taboo to discuss menstruation at all and they often do not break this taboo a taboo exists on intercourse during menstruation, as like many other cultures and religions for christianity, this taboo exists because women are seen as unclean at their menstruation period.
Find great deals on ebay for menstruating shop with confidence. The men ‘‘become’’ menstruating women in a curious ritual mimicry of the very same biological event that instills anxiety and even hysterical fear the ﬁrst anthropologist to report systematically on this practice of men. Wogeo and mardudjara men menstruate - the wogeo of new guinea practice ritual bloodletting, cutting the penis to simulate menstruation the mardudjara take it a step further, practicing sub-incision, a practice of, for lack of a better word, flaying the penis by cutting the length of the underside open.
The island of menstruating men: religion in wogeo, new guineaian hogbin. In fact, bures argues that pms doesn’t exist in cultures where menstruation is prized, like on the island of wogeo, papua, new guinea, where men fillet their penises in the ocean so they can menstruate, too of course, the people of wogeo also believe that illness is the result of sorcery,. Anthropologists ian hogbin described “menstruating men” in wogeo, and gilbert herdt described the role of self‐mutilation, and also of homosexual behavior among sambia initiates (sexual power and homosexuality will be discussed in further detail later.
The english-language categories are general, anthropology and sociology, environment, and medicine and psychology click for books about menstruation and religion there is also a general german-language list contributed by petra habiger general amberston, celu (cornwoman) 1991 blessings of the blood: a book of menstrual lore and rituals for women. The island of menstruating men, written by ian hogbin is an ethnography hogbin has made a detailed study of the culture at wogeo, an island in the south pacific with a unique and exquisite culture that allows its inhabitants, both men and women, to enjoy a balanced freedom and social equality through dogmas, rites and beliefs without altering their roles as men and women. The island of menstruating men religion in wogeo, new guinea [by] ian hogbin the leaders and the led : social control in wogeo, new guinea / ian hogbin the father chooses his heir : a family dispute over succession in wogeo, new guinea.
Early monographs on human sexuality: goffman, erving (1963) stigma: notes on the management of spoiled identity new york: touchstone humphreys, laud (1970/1975. The island of menstruating men was a path-breaking exploration of gender in wogeo when first published today it remains an important full-length study of a melanesian religion, examining it in relation to other facets of culture—mythology, beliefs about illness and death, growth and maturity, magic, social structure, and morality. Menstruation and identity: the meaning of niddah for moroccan women immigrants to israel, pp 309-327 in howard eilberg-schwartz (ed), people of the body: jews and judaism from an embodied perspective new york: suny, 1992.
The island of menstruating men: religion in wogeo, new guinea scranton: chandler newton, early queer ethnographies stryker, susan (1996) queer intimacy and erotic economies in post-soviet cuba isbn 9780822356851 ochoa, marcia (2014. On wogeo island off the north coast of papua new guinea people actually refer to penile incision as men's menstruation genital operations in themselves are often only part of a rite of passage robert levy is of the opinion that for the tahitians, supercision [sic] was part of becoming an adult but the operation was never conceived as the. Ian hogbin, the island of menstruating men: religion in wogeo, new guinea, 1970/1996 prospect heights, il: waveland press prospect heights, il: waveland press this book concerns gender, religion and ritual on the island of wogeo (papua new guinea.