The Resource Missing Bodies : the Politics of Visibility

Missing Bodies : the Politics of Visibility

Label
Missing Bodies : the Politics of Visibility
Title
Missing Bodies
Title remainder
the Politics of Visibility
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
We know more about the physical body-how it begins, how it responds to illness, even how it decomposes-than ever before. Yet not all bodies are created equal, some bodies clearly count more than others, and some bodies are not recognized at all. In Missing Bodies, Monica J. Casper and Lisa Jean Moore explore the surveillance, manipulations, erasures, and visibility of the body in the twenty-first century. The authors examine bodies, both actual and symbolic, in a variety of arenas: pornography, fashion, sports, medicine, photography, cinema, sex work, labor, migration, medical tourism, and wa
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 306.4
  • 306.4613
Index
no index present
LC call number
B105 .B64 C36 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Biopolitics: Medicine, Technoscience and Health in the 21st Century
Label
Missing Bodies : the Politics of Visibility
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: The Bodies We See, and Some That Are Not Here; PART I: Innocents; 2 Seen but Not Heard: Consequences of Innocence Lost; 3 Calculated Losses: Taking the Measure of Infant Mortality; PART II: Exposed; 4 Biodisaster: ""The Greatest Weapon of Mass Destruction on Earth""; 5 Fluid Matters: Human Biomonitoring as Gendered Surveillance; PART III: Heroes; 6 ""They Used Me"": Manufacturing Heroes in Wartime; 7 It Takes Balls: Lance Armstrong and the Triumph of American Masculinity; 8 Conclusion: Excavations; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I
  • JK; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; About the Authors
Control code
ocn819603523
Extent
1 online resource (236 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814772980
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt8jv91m
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32956344
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)819603523
  • pebcs0814772986

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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