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Sensuous entanglements: a critique of cockfighting conceived as a "cultural text"

Kavesh, Muhammad


How can care and cruelty, intimacy and indifference, passion and combat, and attachment and detachment coexist in interspecies relations? How can we develop a deeper understanding of more-than-human relatedness through the study of this nexus? Specifically, how can an understanding of cockfighting as an expression of intimacy lead us to redefine crucial cultural themes such as "masculinity" and "honor" in a rural Pakistani setting? Based on yearlong ethnographic fieldwork in rural South Punjab,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Journal article
Source: The Senses and Society
DOI: 10.1080/17458927.2020.1858653


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