|Author||: Heather Laine Talley|
|Publisher||: NYU Press|
|Total Pages||: 270|
|Rating||: 4/5 (12 Downloads)|
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  of cover.