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The Resource Flesh wounds : the culture of cosmetic surgery, Virginia L. Blum

Flesh wounds : the culture of cosmetic surgery, Virginia L. Blum

Label
Flesh wounds : the culture of cosmetic surgery
Title
Flesh wounds
Title remainder
the culture of cosmetic surgery
Statement of responsibility
Virginia L. Blum
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When did cosmetic surgery become a common practice, the stuff of everyday conversation? In a work that combines a provocative ethnography of plastic surgery and a penetrating analysis of beauty and feminism, Virginia L. Blum searches out the social conditions and imperatives that have made ours a culture of cosmetic surgery
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blum, Virginia L.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Surgery, Plastic
  • Surgery, Plastic
  • MEDICAL
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Surgery, Plastic
  • Surgery, Plastic
  • Surgery, Plastic
  • Psychological aspects
  • Social aspects
  • Surgery, Plastic
  • Surgery, Plastic
  • Body Image
  • Social Conformity
  • Surgery, Plastic
  • Body Image
  • Social Conformity
Label
Flesh wounds : the culture of cosmetic surgery, Virginia L. Blum
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-340) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The patient's body -- Untouchable bodies -- The plastic surgeon and the patient: a slow dance -- Frankenstein gets a facelift -- As if beauty -- The monster and the movie star -- Being and having: celebrity culture and the wages of love -- Addicted to surgery
Control code
ocm55538358
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 356 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781417510573
Lccn
2002154915
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttsxr97
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)55538358
Label
Flesh wounds : the culture of cosmetic surgery, Virginia L. Blum
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-340) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The patient's body -- Untouchable bodies -- The plastic surgeon and the patient: a slow dance -- Frankenstein gets a facelift -- As if beauty -- The monster and the movie star -- Being and having: celebrity culture and the wages of love -- Addicted to surgery
Control code
ocm55538358
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 356 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781417510573
Lccn
2002154915
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttsxr97
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)55538358

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