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Book: The Complexity of Conversion

Chapter: Shedding Religious Skin: An Intersectional Analysis of the Claim that Male Circumcision Limits Religious Freedom

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.32032


In debates on the issue of the circumcision of boys, some people argue that the practice is a violation of the freedom of religion. This article analyses this argument from an intersectional perspective, and shows how it relies on particular assumptions about masculinity and religion.

Chapter Contributors

  • Karin Neutel ( - kbneutel) 'University of Oslo'