The Importance Of Ridicule In An African Egalitarian Society

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Dasa Bombjakova

The Importance Of Ridicule In An African Egalitarian Society

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 18:45

Daryll Forde Seminar Room, Anthropology Building, 14 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW. Tube: Euston Square. map

In an egalitarian society, women's ridicule and derisive public laughter acts as a powerful leveling mechanism, puncturing the pretensions of men who try to throw their weight around.

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