Missing Bodies: The Politics of Visibility

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We know more about the physical body--how it begins, how it responds to illness, even how it decomposes--than ever before. Yet not all bodies are created equal, some bodies clearly count more than others, and some bodies are not recognized at all. In Missing Bodies , Monica J. Casper and Lisa Jean Moore explore the surveillance, manipulations, erasures, and visibility of the body in the twenty-first century. The authors examine bodies, both actual and symbolic, in a variety of arenas: pornography, fashion, sports, medicine ...

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Missing Bodies: The Politics of Visibility
2009, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814716786

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Missing Bodies: The Politics of Visibility
2009, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814716779

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