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Department
Anthropology
Course
AN341
Professor
Amali Philips
Semester
Winter

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January 25 2013 Anthro Lecture Growing a Boy (Sambia) - Maleness is achieved - Corresponds from stages of bachelorhood to marriage - Only men can create men (rebirth); male simulation of child birth; fellation insemination - Gender is not defined as ones external features/ anatomical maleness - Men are not gendered at birth - Women’s gender is ascribed- born with gender o Cannot be a male when around the women community Making Boy into Man - Segregation - Tattooing, scarification (Body Modification) - Body painting - Hazing - Circumcision - Training in warfare/herding - Homosexuality (homosexual practices) - Ear piercing, cutting the ear lobe Explanations. 1. Transitions – rite theories- marks life-cycle changes a. Many have not anything to do with physiological changes 2. Structural- f
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