Missing Bodies: The Politics of Visibility (Biopolitics: Medicine, Technoscience and Health in the 21st Century)

Missing Bodies: The Politics of Visibility (Biopolitics: Medicine, Technoscience and Health in the 21st Century)❴Ebook❵ ➦ Missing Bodies: The Politics of Visibility (Biopolitics: Medicine, Technoscience and Health in the 21st Century) Author Monica Casper – Oaklandjobs.co.uk We know 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 eual some bodies clearly count than others and some bodi We know about the The Politics PDF/EPUB ê physical body how it begins how it responds Missing Bodies: PDF or to illness even how it decomposes than ever before Yet not all bodies Bodies: The Politics Epub Û are created eual some bodies clearly count 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 war This new politics of visibility can lead to the overexposure of some bodies Lance Armstrong Jessica Lynch and to the near invisibility of others dead Irai civilians illegal immigrants the victims of HIVAIDS and natural disastersMissing Bodies presents a call for a new engaged way of seeing and recovering bodies in a world that routinely often strategically obscures or erases them It poses difficult even startling uestions Why did it take so long for the United States media to begin telling stories about the falling bodies of Why has the United States government refused to allow photographs or filming of flag draped coffins carrying the bodies of soldiers who are dying in Ira Why are the bodies of girls and women so relentlessly sexualized By examining the cultural politics at work in such disappearances and inclusions of the physical body the authors show how the social medical and economic conseuences of visibility can reward or undermine privilege in society. Monica Casper AB'88CoauthorFrom the coauthor We know 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 eual some bodies clearly count 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 war This new politicsof visibility can lead to the overexposure of some bodies—Lance Armstrong Jessica Lynch—and to the near invisibility of others—dead Irai civilians illegal immigrants the victims of HIVAIDS and natural disasters Trying to pitch a review of this book We'd love to get feedback from our readers

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  • Paperback
  • 223 pages
  • Missing Bodies: The Politics of Visibility (Biopolitics: Medicine, Technoscience and Health in the 21st Century)
  • Monica Casper
  • English
  • 07 June 2016
  • 9780814716786