Saving Face

Saving Face
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Publisher : NYU Press
Total Pages : 270
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ISBN-10 : 9780814784112
ISBN-13 : 0814784119
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Book Synopsis Saving Face by : Heather Laine Talley

Download or read book Saving Face written by Heather Laine Talley and published by NYU Press. This book was released on 2014-08-15 with total page 270 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "In Saving Face, sociologist Heather Laine Talley examines the cultural meaning and social significance of interventions aimed at repairing faces defined as disfigured. Using ethnography, participant-observation, content analysis, interviews, and autoethnography, Talley explores four sites in which a range of faces are 'repaired': face transplantation, facial feminization surgery, the reality show Extreme Makeover, and the international charitable organization Operation Smile."--Page [4] of cover.


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