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Fenomen virdžine i njezine pojavnosti na prostoru zemalja bivše Jugoslavije


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Kokotec, Marko. (2015). Fenomen virdžine i njezine pojavnosti na prostoru zemalja bivše Jugoslavije. Diploma Thesis. Filozofski fakultet u Zagrebu, Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology. [mentor Pletenac, Tomislav].

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Sex and gender as almost nothing else determine our place in society from the day we are born. But what happens when you call into question the simple definition and understanding of male and female? This paper examines the phenomenom of sworn virgins, its appearance on the territory of the former Yugoslavia, the borders between the notions of what is male and female, on the basis of the relevant materials and interviews with interviewees. The methodological approach involved the collection of written materials relevant to the work, the parallel recording of interviews and subsequent reconstruction of the collected materials, with the interviewees in question. A brief overview of theoretical assumptions concerning the phenomenon is trying to show the wider aspect of the case of sworn virgins, gender identity and its importance in the culture of local people. The analytical part of the work is divided into sections that explain the phenomenon of sworn virgins, the reasons for its appearance, the issue of gender roles in society and the specific examples that are relevant to the analysis in this paper.

Item Type: Diploma Thesis
Uncontrolled Keywords: sworn virgins, identity of sworn virgins, gender identity, gender roles, patriarchy
Subjects: Ethnology and cultural anthropology
Departments: Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology
Supervisor: Pletenac, Tomislav
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2017 09:18
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2017 09:18

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