Pretty Modern

Author: Alexander Edmonds
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822348012
Size: 26.94 MB
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An ethnography that examines the culture of beauty and plastic surgery in Brazil.

Pretty Modern

Author: Alexander Edmonds
Publisher: Duke University Press Books
ISBN: 9780822347859
Size: 55.71 MB
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Pretty Modern is a riveting account of Brazil’s emergence as a global leader in plastic surgery.

Consuming Grief

Author: Beth A. Conklin
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292782543
Size: 39.77 MB
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Drawing on the recollections of Wari' elders who participated in consuming the dead, this book presents one of the richest, most authoritative ethnographic accounts of funerary cannibalism ever recorded.

The Look Of A Woman

Author: Eric Plemons
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822372703
Size: 27.32 MB
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In The Look of a Woman Eric Plemons foregrounds the narratives of FFS patients and their surgeons as they move from consultation and the operating room to postsurgery recovery.

Shamans Of The Foye Tree

Author: Ana Mariella Bacigalupo
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292782845
Size: 60.27 MB
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Drawing on anthropologist Ana Mariella Bacigalupo's fifteen years of field research, Shamans of the Foye Tree: Gender, Power, and Healing among Chilean Mapuche is the first study to follow shamans' gender identities and performance in a ...

Plastic Bodies

Author: Emilia Sanabria
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822374196
Size: 52.51 MB
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In Plastic Bodies Emilia Sanabria examines how sex hormones are enrolled to create, mold, and discipline social relations and subjectivities.

A Right To Health

Author: Jessica Scott Jerome
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292766645
Size: 14.64 MB
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Using ethnographic and historical research, the book traces the history of political activism in the community, showing that, since the community's formation in the early 1930s, residents have consistently fought for health care services.

The Color Of Love

Author: Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 1477307885
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Based on interviews and a sixteen-month ethnography of ten working-class Brazilian families, this provocative work sheds light on how families simultaneously resist and reproduce racial hierarchies.

Markets And Bodies

Author: Eileen M. Otis
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804778353
Size: 74.91 MB
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Examining how gender enables the globalization of markets and how emerging forms of service labor are changing women's social status in China, Markets and Bodies reveals the forms of social inequality produced by shifts in the economy.

Killing With Kindness

Author: Mark Schuller
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813553644
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Written like a detective story, the book offers rich enthnographic comparisons of two Haitian women’s NGOs working in HIV/AIDS prevention, one with public funding (including USAID), the other with private European NGO partners.