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.

An Uncertain Cure

Author: Cassandra White
Publisher: Rutgers Univ Pr
ISBN:
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Although the worldwide incidence of leprosy has declined markedly over the past quarter century with the advent of new multidrug therapies, developing nations are still encountering a high number of cases.In An Uncertain Cure, Cassandra ...

Global Body Shopping

Author: Biao Xiang
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691118529
Size: 69.37 MB
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The answer is the industry's flexible labour management system. This work explores how flexibility and uncertainty in the IT market are constructed and sustained through concrete human actions. "Bravura ethnographic reportage.

Markets And Bodies

Author: Eileen M. Otis
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804778353
Size: 72.75 MB
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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.

Homies And Hermanos

Author: Robert Brenneman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199912491
Size: 62.45 MB
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Using the tools of sociological theory, Robert Brenneman seeks to discover why a pot-smoking, gun-wielding "homie" gang member would want to trade in la vida loca for a Bible and the buttoned-down lifestyle of an evangelical hermano ...

A Future For Amazonia

Author: Michael Cepek
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292745729
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Blending ethnography with a fascinating personal story, A Future for Amazonia is an account of a political movement that arose in the early 1990s in response to decades of attacks on the lands and peoples of eastern Ecuador, one of the ...

The Look Of A Woman

Author: Eric Plemons
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780822369141
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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.

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.