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Male Circumcision in Japan

  • Authors
  • Genaro Castro-Vázquez

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Genaro Castro-Vázquez
    Pages 1-16
  3. Genaro Castro-Vázquez
    Pages 17-42
  4. Genaro Castro-Vázquez
    Pages 43-64
  5. Genaro Castro-Vázquez
    Pages 65-93
  6. Genaro Castro-Vázquez
    Pages 95-119
  7. Genaro Castro-Vázquez
    Pages 121-148
  8. Genaro Castro-Vázquez
    Pages 149-171
  9. Genaro Castro-Vázquez
    Pages 173-181
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 183-205

About this book

Introduction

Male Circumcision in Japan offers an analysis of the surgical procedure based on extensive ethnographic investigation, and is framed within historical and current global debates to highlight the significance of the Japanese case.

Keywords

Antinomies Biomedicalization Circumcision Civilized morality Civilizing process Communal baths Cosmetic industry Cosmetic surgery Emasculation erectile dysfunction Failing men False-phimosis Female sexuality Foreskin Foucault female sex women

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