Academic journal article Journal of Prenatal & Perinatal Psychology & Health

Understanding Circumcision: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to a Multi-Dimensional Problem

Academic journal article Journal of Prenatal & Perinatal Psychology & Health

Understanding Circumcision: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to a Multi-Dimensional Problem

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Understanding Circumcision: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to a Multi-Dimensional Problem edited by George C. Denniston, Frederick Mansfield Hodges and Marilyn Fayre Milos (2001). New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers. 404 pages. ISBN: 0306467011.

This edited collection contains the principal papers of the excellent 6th International Symposium on Genital Integrity, held in December 2000 in Sydney, Australia. Because these papers are so unusual in content I have decided to list the chapters for you rather than risk generalizing and possibly obscuring any of them. Here they are.

1. Ending the Forced Genital Cutting of Children and the Violation of their Human Rights: Ethical, Psychological and Legal Considerations by Gregory J. Boyle, Ph.D.

2. Jewish Circumcision: An Enigma in Historical Perspective by Leonard B. Glick, M.D., Ph.D.

3. The Compulsion to Circumcise is Constant: The Reasons Keep Changing by Michael Katz, M.D.

4. Male Circumcision in South Korea: History, Statistics and the Role of Doctors in Creating a Circumcision Rate of Over 100% by Myung-Geol Pang, Ph.D., Sae Chul Kirn, M.D., Ph.D. and DaiSik Kim, Ph.D.

5. Attitudes of Egyptian Intellectuals Towards Genital Integrity For All by Seham Abd el Salam Mohamed, M.A., M.D.

6. Sunna Gudnin: An Alternative Ritual to Infibulation in Merka Somalia by Pia Grassivaro Gallo, Ph.D., Lydia Rabuffetti, and Franco Viviani, Ph.D.

7. The Struggle Against Female Genital Mutilation/Female Circumcision: The European Experience by Els Leye.

8. A Review of Circumcision in New Zealand: 'I never liked doing them and I was pleased to give them up' by Ken McGrath, V.R.D., M.Sc., L.I.Biol. and Hugh Young.

9. Circumcision of Boys in Sweden: Proposal for Government Regulation by Yngve Hofvander, M. …

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