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Body, Self, and Society : The View from Fiji - 95 edition

Body, Self, and Society : The View from Fiji (ISBN10: 0812213971; ISBN13: 9780812213973)
ISBN13: 978-0812213973
ISBN10: 0812213971

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0812231809
ISBN10: 0812231805

Summary: Anne E. Becker examines the cultural context of the embodied self through her ethnography of bodily aesthetics, food exchange, care, and social relationships in Fiji. She contrasts the cultivation of the body/self in Fijian and American society, arguing that the motivation of Americans to work on their bodies' shapes as a personal endeavor is permitted by their notion that the self is individuated and autonomous. On the other hand, because Fijians concern themselves ...show morewith the cultivation of social relationships largely expressed through nurturing and food exchange, there is a vested interest in cultivating others' bodies rather than one's own.

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Edition/Copyright: 95
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Published: 10/28/1995
International: No

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