Book reviews

Dussy Dorothée, 2013, Le Berceau des dominations. Anthropologie de l’inceste, Livre 1 [The cradle of domination. Anthropology of incest, book 1], Marseille, La Discussion, Familles, genres, générations, 268 p.

Amélie Charruault  By the same author

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The anthropologist Dorothée Dussy here describes the practice of incest in French families – a practice prohibited and condemned in our society. At the time of writing, incest was not mentioned as such in French law, though being a close older relative or having a position of authority did and does constitute an aggravating circumstance in cases of rape or sexual violence. Since then, incest (…)