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.

Leben Lieben Leiden

Author: Holger Birkholz
ISBN: 9783866783942
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"Leben Lieben Leiden" brings together young female artists who work with, question and investigate historical and present-day perceptions of "femininity" as a theme or social model.

Intime Arbeit Und Migrantische Unternehmerschaft

Author: Maria Lidola
Publisher: transcript Verlag
ISBN: 3839436486
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Edmonds, Alexander (2010): Pretty modern. Beauty, sex, and plastic surgery in
Brazil, Durham: Duke University Press. Eggers, Maureen Maisha/Kilomba, Grada
/Piesche, Peggy/Arndt, Susan (Hg.) (2005): Mythen, Masken und Subjekte.
Kritische Weissseinsforschung in Deutschland, Münster: Unrast Verlag.
Ehrenreich, Barbara/Hochschild, Arlie Russell (Hg.) (2003): Global woman.
Nannies, maids, and sex workers in the new economy, New York: Metropolitan
Books. Eifert, Christiane ...

Current Issues And Emerging Trends In Medical Tourism

Author: Cooper, Malcolm
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466685751
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Medical Anthropology, 21(1), 21–38. Edmonds, A. (2009b). Engineering the
Erotic: Aesthetic Medicine and Modernization in Brazil. In C. J. Heyes & M. Jones
(Eds.), Cosmetic Surgery: A Feminist Primer, (pp. 153–169). Farnham, UK:
Ashgate. Edmonds, A. (2009c). Learning to Love Yourself: Esthetics, Health, and
Therapeutics in Brazilian Plastic Surgery. Ethnos, 74(4), 465–489. doi:10.1080/
00141840903201829 Edmonds, A. (2010). Pretty Modern: Beauty, Sex, and
Plastic Surgery ...

Beauty Around The World A Cultural Encyclopedia

Author: Erin Kenny
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610699459
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In 2007, the plastic surgeon Dr. Raul González claimed that “it is indisputable that
the feminine bumbum is a national preference reflecting the diversity of
ethnicities that compose the Brazilian population. ... nearly died after suffering
complications from injections of hydrogel, a substance not approved for that use (
Haggerty 2015). See also: Brazil; Buttocks Lifts and Implants; Butts and Booty;
Injections; Plastic Surgery. Further Reading Edmonds, Alexander. 2010. Pretty
Modern: Beauty ...

Pop Culture In Latin America And The Caribbean

Author: Elizabeth Gackstetter Nichols Ph.D.
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610697545
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Latin America, particularly Colombia and Brazil, have been shown to lead the
way in a new fashion in cosmetic surgery that places more emphasis on
procedures to enhance body parts and less on face-lifts and other procedures
related to the ... the same procedure in the United States, meaning that a $10,000
face-lift might only cost $2,500 in Costa Rica (Warf 2010). See also: Skin Care
and Skin Whitening Products Further Reading Edmonds, Alexander. 2010. Pretty
Modern: Beauty ...

Becoming Brazilian

Author: Marshall C. Eakin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107175763
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However, its centrality in the popular Brazilian classification may be due to its tie
to the racial-democracy ideology because it downplays racial differences and
emphasizes a common Brazilianness.” Telles, Race in Another America, 83. For
discussions of these terms in contemporary speech, see Alexander Edmonds,
Pretty Modern: Beauty, Sex, and Plastic Surgery in Brazil (Durham, NC: Duke
University Press, 2010), 132–35; and, Kia Lilly Caldwell, Negras in Brazil: Re-
envisioning ...