Book Reviews

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Title Authors Year Reviewer
Born Both: An Intersex Life Hida Viloria 2017 J. Steven Svoboda
The “Circumcision” Decision: A Catholic Critique David Lang 2017 J. Steven Svoboda
The Foreskin and Why You Should Keep It Samuel M. Carnes 2015 J. Steven Svoboda
The Good Mommy’s Guide to Her Little Boy’s Penis Adrienne Carmack 2015 J. Steven Svoboda
Celebrating Brit Shalom Lisa Braver Moss and Rebecca Wald 2015 Jonathan Friedman
Reclaiming My Birth Rights: A Mother’s Wisdom Triumphs Over the Harmful Practices of Her Medical Profession Adrienne Carmack 2014 J. Steven Svoboda
“Lost” Causes: Agenda Vetting in Global Issue Networks and the Shaping of Human Security Charli Carpenter 2014 J. Steven Svoboda
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice: Why Can’t the United States Stop Circumcising Boys? Robert Darby 2013 J. Steven Svoboda
The Business of Baby: What Doctors Don’t Tell You, What Corporations Try to Sell You, and How to Put Your Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Baby Before Their Bottom Line Jennifer Margulis 2013 J. Steven Svoboda
The Act of Killing Joshua Oppenheimer 2013 J. Steven Svoboda
The Revolution Will Not be Circumcised Glen Callender 2012 J. Steven Svoboda
Genital Autonomy: Why Circumcision Must Be Stopped Jonathan Friedman 2012 J. Steven Svoboda
Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment Janet Heimlich 2011 J. Steven Svoboda
The Girl with Three Legs: A Memoir Soraya Miré 2011 J. Steven Svoboda
The Measure of His Grief, A Novel by Lisa Braver Moss Lisa Braver Moss 2010 J. Steven Svoboda
Forgetting Children Born of War: Setting the Human Rights Agenda in Bosnia and Beyond Charli Carpenter 2010 J. Steven Svoboda
What happened? A guide to help children understand the intact and circumcised penis Kathleen Legler 2010 J. Steven Svoboda
A Man Who Is Not a Man Thando Mgqolozana 2009 J. Steven Svoboda
Circumcision and Human Rights George C. Denniston, Frederick Mansfield Hodges and Marilyn Fayre Milos 2009 J. Steven Svoboda
Points to Consider: Responses to HIV/AIDS in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean David Gisselquist 2008 Amber Craig
Children’s Genitals Under the Knife Hanny Lightfoot-Klein 2008 J. Steven Svoboda
His Dark Materials Philip Pullman 2008 Robert Darby
Endowed: Regulating the Male Sexed Body Michael Thomson 2007 J. Steven Svoboda
Female Circumcision: Multicultural Perspectives. Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf, Editor 2007 J. Steven Svoboda
Transcultural Bodies: Female Genital Cutting in Global Context Ylva Hernlund and Bettina Shell-Duncan 2007 J. Steven Svoboda
Medical Fraud and the Criminal Assault of Boys: The Circumcision Hoax; Who’s Promoting it and Why? John Sawkey 2007 J. Steven Svoboda
The Rape of Innocence: One Woman’s Story of Female Genital Mutilation in the U.S.A. Patricia Robinett 2006 J. Steven Svoboda
Marked in Your Flesh: Circumcision from Ancient Judea to Modern America Leonard B. Glick 2006 J. Steven Svoboda
Bodily Integrity and the Politics of Circumcision: Culture, Controversy, and Change Various 2006 J. Steven Svoboda
Birth as we know it Elena Vladimirova Tonetti 2006 J. Steven Svoboda
A Surgical Temptation: The Demonization of the Foreskin & the Rise of Circumcision in Britain Robert Darby 2005 J. Steven Svoboda
One of Us: Conjoined Twins and the Future of Normal Alice Dreger 2005 Georganne Chapin
Female Circumcision and the Politics of Knowledge: African Women in Imperialist Discourses Obioma Nnaemeka, Editor 2005 J. Steven Svoboda
Secret Wounds Hanny Lightfoot-Klein 2003 J. Steven Svoboda
The Ethical Canary: Science, Society and the Human Spirit Margaret Somerville 2003 Jerry K. Brayton
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Circumcision: Untold Facts on America’s Most Widely Performed – and Most Unnecessary – Surgery Paul M. Fleiss, M.D., and Frederick M. Hodges, D.Phil. 2002 J. Steven Svoboda
Genital Cutting and Transnational Sisterhood: Disputing U.S. Polemics Stanlie M. James and Claire C. Robertson , Editors 2002 J. Steven Svoboda
Saharasia: The 4000 BCE Origins of Child Abuse, Sex-Repression, Warfare and Social Violence In the Deserts of the Old World James DeMeo 2001 Jerry K. Brayton
As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised As A Girl John Colapinto 2001 J. Steven Svoboda
Male & Female Circumcision Among Jews, Christians and Muslims: Religious, Medical, Social and Legal Debate Sami A. Aldeeb Abu-Sahlieh 2001 Jerry K. Brayton
Doctors Re-examine Circumcision Thomas J. Ritter, M.D. and George C. Denniston, M.D. 2001 J. Steven Svoboda
Circumcision: The World’s Most Controversial Surgery David L. Gollaher 2001 J. Steven Svoboda
Understanding Circumcision: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to a Multi-Dimensional Problem George C. Denniston, Frederick Mansfield Hodges, and Marilyn Fayre Milos 2001 J. Steven Svoboda
You Call This Love? : The Real Reason Women Don’t Like Sex Lisa Bisque 2000 Jerry K. Brayton
The Female Circumcision Controversy: An Anthropological Perspective Ellen Gruenbaum 2000 J. Steven Svoboda
Female “Circumcision” in Africa: Culture, Controversy, and Change Bettina Shell-Duncan and Ylva Hernlund 2000 J. Steven Svoboda
The Circumcision Video David Garrigus 1999 J. Steven Svoboda
Circumcision Exposed: Rethinking a Medical and Cultural Tradition Billy Ray Boyd 1998 J. Steven Svoboda
Circumcision: Its Place in Judaism, Past and Present: A primer to a better understanding of one of the world’s oldest religious rituals Samuel A. Kunin, M.D. 1998 J. Steven Svoboda
Circumcision: The Hidden Trauma Ronald Goldman, Ph.D. 1997 J. Steven Svoboda
Questioning Circumcision: A Jewish Perspective Ronald Goldman, Ph.D. 1997 J. Steven Svoboda
Covenant of Blood: Circumcision and Gender in Rabbinic Judaism Lawrence A. Hoffman 1996 J. Steven Svoboda
Bris Milah: A Book About the Jewish Ritual of Circumcision Henry C. Romberg, M.D. 1982 J. Steven Svoboda