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Mascia-Lees, Frances E.

A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment

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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

Keywords: Biological Anthropology, gender, sexuality, race, identity, social, cultural, biological, medical, technology, health, ethics

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Wiley-Blackwell Companions to Anthropology
Page amount
560 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781444340457
Printed ISBN
9781405189491

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