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The Resource Surgery junkies : wellness and pathology in cosmetic culture, Victoria Pitts-Taylor

Surgery junkies : wellness and pathology in cosmetic culture, Victoria Pitts-Taylor

Label
Surgery junkies : wellness and pathology in cosmetic culture
Title
Surgery junkies
Title remainder
wellness and pathology in cosmetic culture
Statement of responsibility
Victoria Pitts-Taylor
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Despite the increasing prevalence of cosmetic surgery, there are still those who identify individuals who opt for bodily modifications as dupes of beauty culture, as being in conflict with feminist ideals, or as having some form of psychological weakness. In this ground-breaking book, Victoria Pitts-Taylor examines why we consider some cosmetic surgeries to be acceptable or even beneficial and others to be unacceptable and possibly harmful. Drawing on years of research, in-depth interviews with surgeons and psychiatrists, analysis of newspaper articles, legal documents, and television shows, a
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pitts-Taylor, Victoria
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
  • Kosmetische Chirurgie
  • Soziologie
  • Wertorientierung
  • Cosmetic Techniques
  • Behavior, Addictive
  • Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
Label
Surgery junkies : wellness and pathology in cosmetic culture, Victoria Pitts-Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-200) 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
Visible pathology and cosmetic wellness -- Normal extremes: cosmetic surgery television -- Miss World, Ms. Ugly : feminist debates -- The medicalization of surgery addiction -- The surgery junkie as legal subject -- The self and the limits of interiority
Control code
ocn173650992
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 203 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813541624
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jw5d5
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)173650992
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Surgery junkies : wellness and pathology in cosmetic culture, Victoria Pitts-Taylor
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-200) 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
Visible pathology and cosmetic wellness -- Normal extremes: cosmetic surgery television -- Miss World, Ms. Ugly : feminist debates -- The medicalization of surgery addiction -- The surgery junkie as legal subject -- The self and the limits of interiority
Control code
ocn173650992
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 203 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813541624
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jw5d5
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)173650992
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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