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- DescriptionBody modifications of all kinds have become increasingly popular over the past twenty years. Tattooing and piercing are widespread. Implants are commonplace elective surgeries for men and women. Body modification is both a statement of individualism and part of the popular culture. This book presents the history and context of body modifications, as well as sociological and psychological motivations.
- Author BiographyJohn A. Rush, Ph.D., N.D., is a Professor of Anthropology at Sierra College, Rocklin, California, teaching Physical Anthropology and Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion. Dr. Rush's publications include Witchcraft and Sorcery: An Anthropological Perspective of the Occult, The Way We Communicate, Clinical Anthropology: An Application of Anthropological Concepts within Clinical Settings, and Stress and Emotional Health: Applications of Clinical Anthropology. He is also a Naturopathic Doctor in private practice.
- Author(s)John A. Rush
- PublisherNorth Atlantic Books,U.S.
- Date of Publication17/03/2005
- SubjectSocial Studies: General
- Place of PublicationBerkeley, CA
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintNorth Atlantic Books,U.S.
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight477 g
- Width178 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine16 mm
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