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Body, self, and society

the view from Fiji

by Anne E. Becker

  • 38 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Singatoka (Western Division, Fiji),
  • Fiji,
  • Singatoka (Western Division),
  • Singatoka (Western Division)ts.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnology -- Fiji -- Singatoka (Western Division),
    • Ethnopsychology -- Fiji -- Singatoka (Western Division),
    • Identity (Psychology) -- Fiji -- Singatoka (Western Division),
    • Body image -- Fiji -- Singatoka (Western Division),
    • Body, Human -- Social aspects -- Fiji -- Singatoka (Western Division)ts,
    • Singatoka (Western Division, Fiji) -- Social life and customs

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnne E. Becker.
      SeriesNew cultural studies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN671.F5 B43 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 206 p. :
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL790280M
      ISBN 100812231805, 0812213971
      LC Control Number95022730

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Becker examines the cultural context of the embodied self through her ethnography of bodily aesthetics, food exchange, care, and social relationships in Fiji.

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