Pretty Modern

Author: Alexander Edmonds
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822348012
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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
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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
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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
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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.

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.

Sex Tourism In Bahia

Author: Erica Lorraine Williams
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252095197
Size: 36.51 MB
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Erica Lorraine Williams explores sex tourism in the Brazilian state of Bahia from the perspectives of foreign tourists, tourism industry workers, sex workers who engage in liaisons with foreigners, and Afro-Brazilian men and women who ...

Markets And Bodies

Author: Eileen M. Otis
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804778353
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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.

Cosmetic Surgery

Author: Cressida J. Heyes
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9780754676997
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Leading feminist scholars have been brought together for the first time in this comprehensive volume to reveal the complexity of feminist engagements with the exponentially growing cosmetic surgery phenomenon.

Shamans Of The Foye Tree

Author: Ana Mariella Bacigalupo
Publisher:
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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 ...

A Thrice Told Tale

Author: Margery Wolf
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804719803
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The book concludes with a plea for ethnographic responsibility based on a less academic and more practical perspective.