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A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 29.03.2011
  • Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
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A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment

A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment offers original essays that examine historical and contemporary approaches to conceptualizations of the body. In this ground-breaking work on the body and embodiment, the latest scholarship from anthropology and related social science fields is presented, providing new insights on body politics and the experience of the body Original chapters cover historical and contemporary approaches and highlight new research frameworks Reflects the increasing importance of embodiment and its ethnographic contexts within anthropology Highlights the increasing emphasis on examining the production of scientific, technological, and medical expertise in studying bodies and embodiment
Frances E. Mascia-Lees is Professor of Anthropology at Rutgers University. She was Editor-in-Chief of American Anthropologist from 2001-2006, is a Founder and current Member of the Board of Anthropology Now, and an International Scholar of the Open Society Institute. She is author of numerous publications including Taking a Stand in a Postfeminist World: Toward an Engaged Cultural Criticism (2000), Women's Realities, Women's Choice , (3rd Edition, 2005) and Gender and Difference in a Globalizing World: 21 st Century Anthropology (2011).


    Format: PDF
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Seitenzahl: 560
    Erscheinungsdatum: 29.03.2011
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781444340457
    Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
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