Based on author's thesis (doctoral - University of Western Australia, 2013), under title: Corporeal punishment : intersections between discourse, body alteration and criminal law. First published 2015 by Ashgate Publishing.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -256) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
1. Analytical approach : theoretical basis and key concepts 2. Sadomasochistic injuries : harmful crime or harmless pastime? 3. Genital cutting : the disparity between female genital modification and male circumcision 4. Aesthetic alterations : what healthy limb amputation can tell us about cosmetic surgery and body modification 5. Sex surgeries : defusing transgression through genital normalisation and sex reassignment.