The Anthropology and Sociology of Circumcision

This page indexes material on circumcision from anthropological and sociological sources.

Library Holdings

Documents are indexed in the approximate chronological order of publication.

  1. Farrell, Warren. (1993) The Myth of Male Power. Berkley Books, 200 Madison Ave, New York NY 10020.
  2. Zoske J. Male Circumcision: a gender perspective. The Journal of Men's Studies 1998; 6(2): 189-208. (link to
  3. Darby R. The sorcerers's apprentice: why can't we stop circumcising boys? Contexts 2005;4(2):34-9.
  4. Bell K. Genital Cutting and Western Discourses on Sexuality. Med Anthropol Q 2005;19(2):125-48.
  5. Darby R. Svoboda JS. A Rose by any other Name: Rethinking the Similarities and Differences between Male and Female Genital Cutting. Med Anthropol Q 2007;21:301-23. (PDF)

(File revised 17 December 2007)

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