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Remaking the human : cosmetic technologies of body repair, reshaping, and replacement / edited by Alvaro Jarrín and Chiara Pussetti.

Publication:
New York : Berghahn, 2021.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (viii, 279 pages) : color illustrations.
Series:
Politics of repair ; volume 2
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Subjects:
Material culture -- Cross-cultural studies.
Repairing -- Social aspects -- Cross-cultural studies.
Applied anthropology -- Cross-cultural studies.
Contents:
Introduction. The Uncanny Aesthetics of Repairing, Reshaping, and Replacing Human Bodies
Part 1. REPAIR. Ideologies of repair in erectile dysfunction treatment and "Men's Health" medicine
Repairing sexual aging: Italian GPs' discourses in the Viagra era
Repairing the body and improving the nation: Corrective plastic surgeries for protruding ears in Brazil
The itinerant beauty brigade: Repairing social fractures through the Apapacho Estético
Part 2. RESHAPING. Shaping the European body: The cosmetic construction of whiteness
Reshaping masculinities and the beauty industry in Colombia
Reshaping and hacking gendered bodies: Gay Bears and pro-independence Catalan militants
Remaking (post) human bodies in the Anthropocene through bioart practices
Part 3. REPLACEMENT. Can you see the realmMe? Cyborg, supercrip, or simply a lover of sport? Unfixing blindness: Retinal implants and negotiations of ability in postsocialist Russia
Learning through apps: The replacement of offline Cis-female bodies with digital pregnancies and menstruations
Remaking desires and femininities: Testosterone "Replacement" for treating women's sexuality in Brazil
Afterword. Beyond the Flesh.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 28, 2021).
Contributor:
Jarrín, Alvaro, 1980- editor.
Pussetti, Chiara, editor.
ProQuest ebook central
Other format:
Print version: Remaking the human
ISBN:
9781800730328
1800730322
9781800730311
Publisher Number:
40030501139
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.