Circumcision & Relationship Between Law, Health, the Body, and Social Change

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Circumcision & relationship between law, health, the body, and social change
The basic focus of this paper is as follows: how does the topic of circumcision illustrate the complex and/or contradictory nature of the relationship between law, health, the body and social change? Furthermore, other questions need to be addressed: how (or where) does the topic of circumcision intersect with law – case law, legislation, policy and commentary? How does circumcision create or present a legal debate and what concepts are involved (concepts such as bodily integrity, autonomy, sanctity of life, security of the person, equality, and justice) in the competing definitions of health? Additionally, what tensions are present in the debate and what...
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