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Male And Female Circumcision

Author : George C. Denniston
ISBN : 9780585399379
Genre : Medical
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Every year around the world 13.3 million boys and 2 million girls have part or all of their external sex organs cut off. Doctors, parents, and politicians have been misled into thinking that these mutilations are beneficial, necessary and harmless. International respected experts in the fields of medicine, science, politics, law, ethics, sociology, anthropology, history and religion present the latest research, documentation and analysis of this world-wide problem, focusing on the ethical, political and legal aspects of sexual mutilation; the cost and burden to healthcare systems; the latest medical research; anatomical and function consequences; religious and cultural aspects; psychological aspects; and the world-wide campaign to end sexual mutilation.

Understanding Circumcision

Author : George C. Denniston
ISBN : 9781475733518
Genre : Medical
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Every year, in the United States and the third world combined, 13.3 million boys and 2 million girls are circumcised. Whether because of perceived medical, cultural, or religious necessity, most of these parents feel they have no alternative but to allow their children to undergo this surgery. Sparking intense debate, the circumcision of children is a highly controversial and complex phenomenon that touches a variety of sociological areas, such as religious beliefs, identity issues, medical conceptualizations, fear, and superstition. The contributors to this volume comprise an international panel of experts in the fields of medicine, psychology, law, ethics, sociology, anthropology, history, theology, and politics. In 18 chapters they discuss the history of circumcision; document the physical and psychological consequences of circumcision; present the latest anatomical discoveries about the male prepuce; analyze the role of circumcision in various traditions; reveal the medical industry's investment in the practice; describe current legislative efforts to protect children from circumcision; and outline effective, culturally sensitive methods that are being implemented today to safeguard the human rights of at-risk children. For its insights into this troubling aspect of culture, Understanding Circumcision: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to a Multi-Dimensional Problem is a critically important contribution to the growing body of literature on this subject.

From Abraham To America

Author : Eric Kline Silverman
ISBN : 0742516695
Genre : Religion
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From Abraham to America is the most comprehensive examination of Jewish circumcision available. Beginning with Genesis, the book traces the paradoxes and tensions of circumcision through early Christianity, rabbinic culture, medieval Europe, and today's American culture. Topics include the relic of Christ's foreskin, modern notions of the Jewish body and Jewish manhood, and the first extensive analysis of the current debate over routine medical circumcision in America. Book jacket.

What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Tm Circumcision

Author : Paul M. Fleiss
ISBN : 9780759527515
Genre : Health & Fitness
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This guide aims to explode the myths and misinformation about circumcision in an accessible, easy-to-read format. After describing the anatomy of the penis, the book explains the procedure, describes the risks associated and debunks the six most common reasons doctors will give when recommending it.

Cutting To The Core

Author : David Benatar
ISBN : 074255001X
Genre : Business & Economics
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Surgery inevitably inflicts some harm on the body. At the very least, it damages the tissue that is cut. These harms are often clearly outweighed by the overall benefits to the patient. But what if the benefits of surgery do not outweigh the harms? Cutting to the Core examines a range of controversial surgeries including infant circumcision, female genital cutting, the separation of conjoined twins, surgical sex assignment and reassignment, and limb and face transplantation. When, if ever, do the benefits of these surgeries outweigh their costs? Should a surgeon perform dangerous procedures that are not clearly of benefit, even if the patient consents to them? Recognized scholars in medical ethics, law, health policy, and philosophy consider the ethics of these contested surgeries in this groundbreaking collection. Book jacket.

Psychology Of Individual Differences Clinical And Applied Research

Author : Gregory John Boyle
ISBN : UCSC:32106017309730
Genre : Individual differences
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Male And Female Circumcision

Author : Sami Awad Aldeeb Abu-Sahlieh
ISBN : STANFORD:36105060998452
Genre : Religion
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"Originally published in Arabic and also translated into French, Dr. Aldeeb now makes his landmark study of male and female circumcision available to an English speaking audience. Dr. Aldeeb is an advocate in the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law and a leading figure in human rights issues. This major work explores the issues of circumcision in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam from religious, legal, medical, and social perspectives. It serves as both a major reference work for the subject and a monumental statement of human rights."

The Morality And Law Of War

Author : Universiṭah ha-ʻIvrit bi-Yerushalayim. Faḳulṭah le-mishpaṭim
ISBN : STANFORD:36105063781764
Genre : History
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Author : Chantal J. Zabus
ISBN : STANFORD:36105129070616
Genre : Africa
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Law And Human Behavior

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ISBN : UCAL:B4558294
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