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    • Will You Marry Me?: Spectacle and Consumption in the Ritual of Marriage Proposals 

      Vannini, Phillip (John Wiley & Sons, 2004-07)
      This article examines the marriage proposal ritual in contemporary American society. A marriage proposal represents a critical shift in a romantic relationship; by formalizing one’s engagement through the exchange of ...
    • Women and Their Clitoris: Personal Discovery, Signification, and Use 

      Vannini, Phillip; Waskul, Dennis D.; Wiesen, Desiree (University of California Press, 2007-05)
      Under continued, broad, and pervasive conditions of symbolic clitoridectomy—a bracketing of the clitoris by means of linguistic and discursive erasure—the carnal discovery of the clitoris poses circumstances where women ...