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Book Chapter
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Author, Analytic
Chevannes, Barry
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Sociology and Social Work; Faculty of Social Sciences
Title, Analytic
The phallus and the outcast: The symbolism of the dreadlocks in Jamaica
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Chevannes, Barry
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Rastafari and other African-Caribbean worldviews
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Place of Publication
London
Publisher Name
Macmillan
Date of Publication
1995
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97-126
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Abstract
Explores the symbolism of the matted hair among the Rastafari of Jamaica. Argues that the dreadlocks phenomenon symbolised both a rejection of social control as well as triumph of male power over female
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