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Contents

List of Figures
Acknowledgements

Introduction: The Uncanny Aesthetics of Repairing, Reshaping, and Replacing Human Bodies
Alvaro Jarrín and.Chiara Pussetti

PART I: REPAIR

Chapter 1. Ideologies of Repair in Erectile Dysfunction Treatment and “Men’s Health” Medicine
Emily Wentzell

Chapter 2. Repairing Sexual Ageing: Italian GPs’ Discourses in the Viagra Era
Raffaella Ferrero Camoletto

Chapter 3. Repairing the Body and Improving the Nation: Corrective Plastic Surgeries for Protruding Ears in Brazil
Marcelle Schimitt

Chapter 4. The Itinerant Beauty Brigade: Repairing Social Fractures Through the “Apapacho Estético”
Eva Carpigo

PART II: RESHAPING

Chapter 5. Shaping the European Body: The Cosmetic Construction of Whiteness
Chiara Pussetti

Chapter 6. Reshaping Masculinities and the Beauty Industry in Colombia
Alejandro Arango-Londoño

Chapter 7. Reshaping and Hacking Gendered Bodies: Gay Bears and Pro-Independence Catalan Militants
Begonya Enguix Grau

Chapter 8. Remaking (Post)human Bodies in the Anthropocene: Bioart Practices
Christine Beaudoin

PART III: REPLACEMENT

Chapter 9. Can You See the Real Me? Cyborg, Supercrip or Simply a Lover of Sport
P. David Howe and Carla Filomena Silva

Chapter 10. Unfixing Blindness: Retinal Implants and Negotiations of Ability in Postsocialist Russia
Svetlana Borodina

Chapter 11. Learning Through Apps: The Replacement of Offline Cis-female Bodies with Digital Pregnancies and Menstruations
Daniela Tonelli Manica, Marina Fisher Nucci and Gabriela Cabral Paletta

Chapter 12. Remaking Desires and Femininities: Testosterone “Replacement” for Treating Women’s Sexuality in Brazil
Fabíola Rohden

Afterword: Beyond the Flesh
Lenore Manderson

Index

Remaking the Human

Cosmetic Technologies of Body Repair, Reshaping, and Replacement

Edited by Alvaro Jarrín and Chiara Pussetti
Afterword by Lenore Manderson

290 pages, 20 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-80073-031-1 Hb Published (April 2021)

eISBN 978-1-80073-032-8 eBook