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About this product
- Author(s)Lisa Jean Moore,Monica J. Casper
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication05/11/2014
- GenreSocial Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note39 black & white illustrations, 39 black & white halftones
- Weight476 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Table Of Contents1. Introduction Part I: Building Blocks 2. Genes 3. Cells and Tissues 4. Organs 5. Fluids 6. Bones and Muscles Part II: Systems and Their Representation 7. Central Nervous System 8. Circulation 9. Respiration 10. Endocrine System and Metabolism 11. Digestion 12. Reproduction Part III: What Others See 13. Faces 14. Skin 15. Hair 16. Breasts 17. Genitals
- Author BiographyLisa Jean Moore, a medical sociologist, is Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Purchase College, State University of New York. Her scholarship is located at the intersections of sociology of health and medicine, science and technology studies, feminist studies, animal studies, and critical body studies. She is the author of Sperm Counts: Overcome by Man's Most Precious Fluid and the co-author of Gendered Bodies: Feminist Perspectives, Missing Bodies: The Politics of Visibility, and Buzz: Urban Beekeeping and the Power of the Bee. Additionally she has co-edited The Body Reader and is a founding co-editor of a successful book series at NYU Press entitled Biopolitics: Medicine, Technoscience, and Health in the 21st Century. Monica J. Casper is Professor and Head of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Arizona. A sociologist, her scholarly and teaching interests include gender, race, bodies, health, sexuality, disability, and trauma. She has published several books, including the award-winning The Making of the Unborn Patient: A Social Anatomy of Fetal Surgery. Her current research focuses on race and the biopolitics of infant mortality in the U.S. She is a founding co-editor of the NYU Press book series Biopolitics: Medicine, Technoscience, and Health in the 21st Century, as well as a managing editor of The Feminist Wire.
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