Bodily integrity and the politics of circumcision : culture, controversy and change / edited by George C. Denniston [and others].

New York : Springer, [2006], ©2006.
xviii, 269 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm


Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-266) and index.
  • Ch. 1. Circumcision as a memeplex / Hugh Young
  • Ch. 2. The life of the flesh is in the blood : the meaning of bloodshed in ritual circumcision / Leonard B. Glick
  • Ch. 3. Zipporah and the bridegroom of blood : searching for the antecedents of Jewish circumcision / Nansi S. Glick
  • Ch. 4. At the roots of ethnic female genital modification : preliminary report / Pia Grassivaro Gallo, Eleanora Tita and Franco Viviani
  • Ch. 5. Psycholinguistic approaches to ritual labia minora elongation among the Baganda women of Uganda / Elisabetta Villa and Pia Grassivaro Gallo
  • Ch. 6. Graphic reproduction of genital stretching in a group of Baganda girls : their psychological experiences / Pia Grassivaro Gallo, Elisabetta Villa and Fabiola Pagani
  • Ch. 7. Survey on the East-African female students at the University of Padua / Stella Lineri, Chiara Rauhe and Pia Grassivaro Gallo
  • Ch. 8. Female genital mutilation among African immigrants in Greece : the first cognitive study / Pia Grassivaro Gallo, Anna Iordanidou and Franco Viviani
  • Ch. 9. Deinfibulation in Italy / Pia Grassivaro Gallo, Lara Franco and Lisa Rivaroli
  • Ch. 10. Research center for preventing and curing FGM and its complications / Abdulcadir Omar Hussen
  • Ch. 11. Preliminary research into the psycho-sexual aspects of the operation of defibulation / Saulo Sirigatti, Lucrezia Catania, Sara Simone, Silvia Casale and Abdulcadir Omar Hussen
  • Ch. 12. Addressing female genital mutilation in Germany : the work of the women's rights organization Terre des Femmes and the situation in Germany / Petra Schnuell, Gritt Richter and Claudia Piccolantonio
  • Ch. 13. Male circumcision in Italy / Franco Viviani, Gian Luca Costardi, Lisa Capparotto and Pia Grassivaro Gallo
  • Ch. 14. Genital integrity and gender equity / J. Steven Svoboda
  • Ch. 15. Increasing awareness of iatrogenic damage consequent to male circumcision / Jim Bigelow and R. Wayne Griffiths
  • Ch. 16. A survey of subjective foreskin sensation in 600 intact men / Peter J. Ball
  • Ch. 17. Human rights advances in the United States / George C. Denniston
  • Ch. 18. Toward regulation of non-therapeutic genital surgeries upon minors : a preliminary legal strategy / John V. Geisheker
  • Ch. 19. Strategies for litigation / David J. Llewellyn
  • Ch. 20. Of waste and want : a nationwide survey of Medicaid funding for medically unnecessary, non-therapeutic circumcision / Amber Craig and Dan Bollinger
  • Ch. 21. A campaign for the eradication of infibulation within an extended family : Khartoum, Sudan / Nagla Dawelbait, Pia Grassivaro Gallo and Marianna Pappalardo.
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