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Appetites Food and Sex in Post-Socialist China

ISBN-10: 0822329212

ISBN-13: 9780822329213

Edition: 2002

Authors: Judith Farquhar

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List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 4/26/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Judith Farquhar is Max Palevsky Professor of Anthropology and Social Sciences and Chair of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago. She is the author of Knowing Practice: The Clinical Encounter of Chinese Medicine, Appetites: Food and Sex in Post-Socialist China, and Beyond the Body Proper: Reading the Anthropology of Material Life.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Eating: A Politics of the Senses
Preamble to Part I / Lei Feng, Tireless Servant of the People
Medicinal Meals
A Feast for the Mind
Excess and Deficiency
Desiring: An Ethics of Embodiment
Preamble to Part II / Du Wanxiang, The Rosy Glow of the Good Communist
Writing the Self: The Romance of the Personal
Sexual Science: The Representation of Behavior
Ars Erotica
Conclusion
Notes
References
Index