The Body Reader: Essential Social and Cultural Readings

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Plastic surgery, obesity, anorexia, pregnancy, prescription drugs, disability, piercings, steroids, and sex re-assignment surgery: over the past two decades there have been major changes in the ways we understand, treat, alter, and care for our bodies. The Body Reader is a compelling, cutting-edge, and timely collection that provides a close look at the emergence of the study of the body. From prenatal genetic testing and "t;manscaping"; to televideo cybersex and the "meth economy," this innovative work digs deep into ...

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The Body Reader: Essential Social and Cultural Readings
2010, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814795668

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The Body Reader: Essential Social and Cultural Readings
2010, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814795651

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