Surgery Junkies: Wellness and Pathology in Cosmetic Culture
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BeschreibungExamines why we consider some cosmetic surgeries to be acceptable and others to be unacceptable and possibly harmful. This book brings fresh perspectives to the promotion of "extreme" makeovers on television, the medicalization of "surgery addiction," the moral and political interrogation that many patients face, and feminist debates on the topic.
PortraitVictoria Pitts-Taylor is an associate professor of sociology at Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. She is the author of In the Flesh: The Cultural Politics of Body Modification.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: RUTGERS UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2007
Seitenanzahl: 203 Seiten