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By Emily S. Rosenberg,Shanon Fitzpatrick

ISBN-10: 0822356643

ISBN-13: 9780822356646

ISBN-10: 0822356759

ISBN-13: 9780822356752

Body and Nation interrogates the connections one of the physique, the state, and the area in twentieth-century U.S. background. the concept our bodies and physically features are seriously freighted with values which are frequently associated with political and social spheres continues to be underdeveloped within the histories of America's relatives with the remainder of the area. responsive to varied kingdom and nonstate actors, the individuals offer traditionally grounded insights into the transnational dimensions of biopolitics. Their topics variety from the rules of prostitution within the Philippines via the U.S. military to chilly conflict beliefs of yank female attractiveness, and from "body counts" as metrics of army luck to cultural representations of Mexican migrants within the usa as public healthiness threats. via contemplating our bodies as complicated, fluctuating, and interrelated websites of which means, the members to this assortment supply new insights into the workings of either gentle and tough power.

Contributors. Frank Costigliola, Janet M. Davis, Shanon Fitzpatrick, Paul A. Kramer, Shirley Jennifer Lim, Mary Ting Yi Lui, Natalia Molina, Brenda Gayle Plummer, Emily S. Rosenberg, Kristina Shull, Annessa C. Stagner, Marilyn B. Young

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