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The Body in Medical Culture
The Body in Medical Culture (April 2009)
Elizabeth Klaver - Editor

2010 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

Engages critically with historical and contemporary representations of the medicalized human body.

How do concepts and constructions of the body shape people’s experiences of agency and objectification within medical culture? As an object of scrutiny, the medicalized body occupies center stage in the work of doctors, nurses, medical examiners, and ...(Read More)
 
 
Sites of Autopsy in Contemporary Culture
Sites of Autopsy in Contemporary Culture (April 2005)
Elizabeth Klaver - Author

Explores the role and function of the autopsy in Western culture, from Rembrandt's The Anatomy Lecture to The X-Files and CSI.

In this compelling interdisciplinary study, Elizabeth Klaver considers how autopsies are performed in a variety of contexts, from the "real" thing in hospitals and county morgues to various depictions in paintings, novels, plays, films, and television shows. Autops...(Read More)
 
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