1999

Male and Female Circumcision

Medical, Legal, and Ethical Considerations in Pediatric Practice

ISBN: 978-0-306-46131-6 (Print) 978-0-585-39937-9 (Online)

Table of contents (41 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Keynote Address

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      Pages 1-7

      Evolutionary Cultural Ethics and the Circumcision of Children

  3. The Anatomy, Physiology, and Histology of the Human Prepuce

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      Pages 9-18

      The Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Prepuce

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      Pages 19-29

      Anatomy and Histology of the Penile and Clitoral Prepuce in Primates

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      Pages 31-36

      The Significance and Function of Preputial Langerhans Cells

  4. Current Research on Circumcision and Phimosis

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      Pages 37-62

      The History of Phimosis from Antiquity to the Present

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      Pages 63-65

      Diagnosis and Treatment of Phimosis

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      Pages 67-97

      Anaesthesia for Circumcision

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      Pages 99-129

      Neonatal Circumcision and HIV Infection

  5. Genital Mutilation: Religious and Cultural Considerations

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      Pages 131-171

      Muslims’ Genitalia in the Hands of the Clergy

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      Pages 173-177

      Evangelical Christianity in America and its Relationship to Infant Male Circumcision

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      Pages 179-182

      A Jewish Perspective on Circumcision

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      Pages 183-193

      Circumcision

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      Pages 195-200

      Unifying Language

  6. Psychological Aspects of Genital Mutilation

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      Pages 201-207

      Motivations for Modifications of the Human Body

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      Pages 209-214

      Psychoanalysis of Circumcision

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      Pages 215-219

      Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder After Genital Medical Procedures

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      Pages 221-240

      Tyranny of the Victims

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      Pages 241-257

      Epidemiological, Medical, Legal, and Psychological Aspects of Mutilation/at-Risk Girls in Italy

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      Pages 259-271

      Circumcision in America in 1998

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      Pages 273-274

      Facing Circumcision

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