Genital Cutting: Protecting Children from Medical, Cultural, and Religious Infringements

Editors: Denniston, George C., Hodges, Frederick M., Milos, Marilyn Fayre (Eds.)

  • The volume contains the most important up-to-date research on the subject
  • This topic currently is being addressed by governments around the world
  • Corrects widely held medical misinformation
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About this book

This volume contains the proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Circumcision, Genital Integrity, and Human Rights. Authors are international experts in their fields, and the book contains the most up-to-date information on the issue of genital cutting of infants and children from medical, legal, bioethical, and human rights perspectives.

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“The volume consists of 22 chapters … . This book is intended for medical professionals, researchers, students, and other professionals in diverse fields, including anthropology, nursing, psychology, psychiatry, public health, public policy, social work, and sociology. The organization and length of the book chapters make it easy for the intended audience. … This book is a useful primer or first step to a much-needed push for health education about male circumcision.” (Sussie Eshun and Irina Khusid, PsycCRITIQUES, Vol. 59 (19), 2014)


Table of contents (22 chapters)

  • Tortured Bodies, Tortured Doctrines: Informed Consent as a Legal Fiction Inapplicable to Neonatal Male Circumcision

    Svoboda, J. Steven

    Pages 1-28

  • Routine Infant Circumcision: Vital Issues that the Circumcision Proponents may be Overlooking

    Howe, Robert S.

    Pages 29-54

  • The Smart Penis

    Taylor, John

    Pages 55-58

  • The Harm of Circumcision

    Denniston, George C.

    Pages 59-68

  • Evolution of Circumcision Methods: Not “Just a Snip”

    Young, Hugh

    Pages 69-83

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eBook $169.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $219.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-007-6406-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $219.00
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  • ISBN 978-94-007-9275-3
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Genital Cutting: Protecting Children from Medical, Cultural, and Religious Infringements
Editors
  • George C. Denniston
  • Frederick M. Hodges
  • Marilyn Fayre Milos
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-6407-1
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-6407-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-6406-4
Softcover ISBN
978-94-007-9275-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 337
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