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The chosen body : the politics of the body in Israeli society

Author: Meira Weiss
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2002.
Series: Contraversions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines how the social and cultural paradigms of contemporary Israel are articulated through the body, constructing a panoramic view of how the Israeli body is chosen, regulated, cared  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meira Weiss
ISBN: 0804732728 9780804732727 0804750807 9780804750806
OCLC Number: 1172666251
Description: ix, 175 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Contraversions.
Responsibility: Meira Weiss.

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"The Chosen Body demonstrates that passionate scholarship is not an oxymoron . . . . [This] is a great ethnography of how societies shape bodies, but its importance as a work of moral testimony may Read more...

 
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