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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 Rape of Innocence: One Woman’s Story of Female Genital Mutilation in the U.S.A. Patricia Robinett 2010 J. Steven Svoboda
The Measure of His Grief, A Novel by Lisa Braver Moss Lisa Braver Moss 2010 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
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
Saharasia: The 4000 BCE Origins of Child Abuse, Sex-Repression, Warfare and Social Violence In the Deserts of the Old World James DeMeo 2006 Jerry K. Brayton
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
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
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
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
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