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The Resource Beyond the body proper : reading the anthropology of material life, edited by Margaret Lock and Judith Farquhar

Beyond the body proper : reading the anthropology of material life, edited by Margaret Lock and Judith Farquhar

Label
Beyond the body proper : reading the anthropology of material life
Title
Beyond the body proper
Title remainder
reading the anthropology of material life
Statement of responsibility
edited by Margaret Lock and Judith Farquhar
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Over the decades, scholars in both the social sciences and humanities have moved beyond the idea that there is a 'body proper': a singular, discrete biological organism with an individual psyche. This text includes sections conceptually organised around themes such as everyday life, sex and gender, and science
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
HM636
LC item number
.B48 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lock, Margaret M
  • Farquhar, Judith
Series statement
Body, commodity, text
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human body
  • Human physiology
  • Physical anthropology
  • Human body
  • Medical anthropology
  • Corps humain
  • Corps humain
  • Image du corps
  • Körper
  • Anthropologie
Label
Beyond the body proper : reading the anthropology of material life, edited by Margaret Lock and Judith Farquhar
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [673]-683) and index
Contents
An emergent canon, or putting bodies on the scholarly agenda -- Introduction -- On the part played by labor in the transition from ape to man / Friedrich Engels -- The pre-eminence of the right hand : a study in religious polarity / Robert Hertz -- Right and left in China / Marcel Granet -- Techniques of the body / Marcel Mauss -- Symbols in Ndembu ritual / Victor Turner -- The social skin / Terence Turner -- Philosophical studies, or learning how to think embodiment -- Introduction -- Opposition of the materialist and idealist outlook / Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels -- On the mimetic faculty / Walter Benjamin -- From the phenomenology of perception / Maurice Merleau-Ponty -- Making up people / Ian Hacking -- From bodies that matter / Judith Butler -- Do you believe in reality? / Bruno Latour -- Fundamental processes, or denaturalizing the given -- Introduction -- Time and space / E. E. Evans-Pritchard -- Women mystics and eucharistic devotion in the thirteenth century / Caroline WalK Bynum -- On breath / Kristofer M. Schipper -- Some speculations on the history of "sexual intercourse" during the "long eighteenth century" in England / Henry Abelove -- Human body parts as therapeutic tools : contradictory discourses and transformed subjectivities / Margaret Lock -- Meratus embryology / Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing -- Everyday life, or exploring the body's times and spaces -- Introduction to Part IV -- Walking in the city / Michel de Certeau -- Tactility and distraction / Michael Taussig -- The city : the sewer, the gaze, and the contaminating touch / Peter Stallybrass and Allon White -- Medicinal meals / Judith Farquhar -- Rereading as a woman : the body in practice / Nancy K. Miller -- Colonized bodies, or analyzing the materiality of domination -- Introduction -- Remembering Amal : on birth and the British in Northern Sudan / / Janice Boddy -- National bodies, unspeakable acts : the sexual politics of colonial policy making / Susan Pedersen -- The zoot suit and style warfare / Stuart Cosgrove -- Cooptation and control : the reconstruction of Inuit birth / Patricia Leyland Kaufert and John D. O'Neil -- Dosic bodies/docile bodies / Jean Langford -- Desires and identities, or negotiating sex and gender -- Introduction -- Men, beasts, and "nature" / John Boswell -- Cartographies of desire : male-male sexuality in Japanese discourse / Gregory M. Pflugfelder -- The egg and the sperm : how science has constructed a romance based on stereotypical male-female roles / Emily Martin -- We always make love with worlds / / Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari -- Bodies at the margin, or attending to distress and difference -- Introduction -- The woman beneath the skin : a doctor's patients in eighteenth-century Germany / Barbara Duden -- Memory within the body : women's narrative and identity in a Southern Italian village / Mariella Pandolfi -- Nervoso / Nancy Scheper-Hughes -- Somatization : the interconnections in Chinese Society among culture, depressive experiences and the meanings of pain / Arthur Kleinman and Joan Kl/nman -- Jarring bodies : thoughts on the display of unusual anatomies / Alice Domurat Dreger -- Capitalist production, or accounting the commodification of bodily life -- Introduction -- Time, work-discipline, and industrial capitalism / E. P. Thompson -- The production of possession : spirits and the multinational corporation in Malaysia / Aihwa Ong -- Plastic teeth extraction : the iconography of Haya gastro-sexual affliction / Brad Weiss -- Constructing a "good catch," picking a winner : the development of technosemen and the deconstruction of the monolithic male / Matthew Schmidt and Lisa Jean Moore -- Alienation of body parts and the biopolitics of immortalized cell lines / Margaret Lock -- Knowing systems, or tracking the bodies of the biosciences -- Introduction -- Pulse diagnosis in the Greek and Chinese traditions / Shigehisa Kuriyama -- Real-time fetus : the role of the sonogram in the age of monitored reproduction / Rayna Rapp -- Quit sniveling, cryo-baby, we'll work out which one's your mama! / Charis Thompson -- Bodyworlds : the art of plastinated cadavers / Jos van Dijck -- Inventing the heterozygote : molecular biology, racial identity, and the narratives of sickle-cell disease, tay-Sachs, and cystic fibrosis / Keith Wailoo
Control code
71368953
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
[xi], 688 p.
Isbn
9780822338451
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006028687
System control number
(OCoLC)71368953
Label
Beyond the body proper : reading the anthropology of material life, edited by Margaret Lock and Judith Farquhar
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [673]-683) and index
Contents
An emergent canon, or putting bodies on the scholarly agenda -- Introduction -- On the part played by labor in the transition from ape to man / Friedrich Engels -- The pre-eminence of the right hand : a study in religious polarity / Robert Hertz -- Right and left in China / Marcel Granet -- Techniques of the body / Marcel Mauss -- Symbols in Ndembu ritual / Victor Turner -- The social skin / Terence Turner -- Philosophical studies, or learning how to think embodiment -- Introduction -- Opposition of the materialist and idealist outlook / Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels -- On the mimetic faculty / Walter Benjamin -- From the phenomenology of perception / Maurice Merleau-Ponty -- Making up people / Ian Hacking -- From bodies that matter / Judith Butler -- Do you believe in reality? / Bruno Latour -- Fundamental processes, or denaturalizing the given -- Introduction -- Time and space / E. E. Evans-Pritchard -- Women mystics and eucharistic devotion in the thirteenth century / Caroline WalK Bynum -- On breath / Kristofer M. Schipper -- Some speculations on the history of "sexual intercourse" during the "long eighteenth century" in England / Henry Abelove -- Human body parts as therapeutic tools : contradictory discourses and transformed subjectivities / Margaret Lock -- Meratus embryology / Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing -- Everyday life, or exploring the body's times and spaces -- Introduction to Part IV -- Walking in the city / Michel de Certeau -- Tactility and distraction / Michael Taussig -- The city : the sewer, the gaze, and the contaminating touch / Peter Stallybrass and Allon White -- Medicinal meals / Judith Farquhar -- Rereading as a woman : the body in practice / Nancy K. Miller -- Colonized bodies, or analyzing the materiality of domination -- Introduction -- Remembering Amal : on birth and the British in Northern Sudan / / Janice Boddy -- National bodies, unspeakable acts : the sexual politics of colonial policy making / Susan Pedersen -- The zoot suit and style warfare / Stuart Cosgrove -- Cooptation and control : the reconstruction of Inuit birth / Patricia Leyland Kaufert and John D. O'Neil -- Dosic bodies/docile bodies / Jean Langford -- Desires and identities, or negotiating sex and gender -- Introduction -- Men, beasts, and "nature" / John Boswell -- Cartographies of desire : male-male sexuality in Japanese discourse / Gregory M. Pflugfelder -- The egg and the sperm : how science has constructed a romance based on stereotypical male-female roles / Emily Martin -- We always make love with worlds / / Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari -- Bodies at the margin, or attending to distress and difference -- Introduction -- The woman beneath the skin : a doctor's patients in eighteenth-century Germany / Barbara Duden -- Memory within the body : women's narrative and identity in a Southern Italian village / Mariella Pandolfi -- Nervoso / Nancy Scheper-Hughes -- Somatization : the interconnections in Chinese Society among culture, depressive experiences and the meanings of pain / Arthur Kleinman and Joan Kl/nman -- Jarring bodies : thoughts on the display of unusual anatomies / Alice Domurat Dreger -- Capitalist production, or accounting the commodification of bodily life -- Introduction -- Time, work-discipline, and industrial capitalism / E. P. Thompson -- The production of possession : spirits and the multinational corporation in Malaysia / Aihwa Ong -- Plastic teeth extraction : the iconography of Haya gastro-sexual affliction / Brad Weiss -- Constructing a "good catch," picking a winner : the development of technosemen and the deconstruction of the monolithic male / Matthew Schmidt and Lisa Jean Moore -- Alienation of body parts and the biopolitics of immortalized cell lines / Margaret Lock -- Knowing systems, or tracking the bodies of the biosciences -- Introduction -- Pulse diagnosis in the Greek and Chinese traditions / Shigehisa Kuriyama -- Real-time fetus : the role of the sonogram in the age of monitored reproduction / Rayna Rapp -- Quit sniveling, cryo-baby, we'll work out which one's your mama! / Charis Thompson -- Bodyworlds : the art of plastinated cadavers / Jos van Dijck -- Inventing the heterozygote : molecular biology, racial identity, and the narratives of sickle-cell disease, tay-Sachs, and cystic fibrosis / Keith Wailoo
Control code
71368953
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
[xi], 688 p.
Isbn
9780822338451
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006028687
System control number
(OCoLC)71368953

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