Cuts and criminality : body alteration in legal discourse / Theodore Bennett, University of Western Austrlia, Australia.
Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT USA : Ashgate, 
viii, 264 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Analytical approach : theoretical basis and key concepts Sadomasochistic injuries : harmful crime or harmless pastime? Genital cutting : the disparity between female genital modification and male circumcision Aesthetic alterations : what healthy limb amputation can tell us about cosmetic surgery and body modification Sex surgeries : defusing transgression through genital normalisation and sex reassignment.
Based on author's thesis (doctoral - University of Western Australia, 2013), under title: Corporeal punishment : intersections between discourse, body alteration and criminal law.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-256) and index.