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Author Farquhar, Judith, author

Title Appetites : food and sex in postsocialist China / Judith Farquhar
Published Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 341 pages : illustrations
Series Body, commodity, text
Body, commodity, text
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; part i. eating: a politicsof the senses; Preamble to Part I : Lei Feng, Tireless Servant of the People; 1. Medicinal Meals; 2. A Feast for the Mind; 3. Excess and Deficiency; part ii. desiring:an ethics of embodiment; Preamble to Part II: Du Wanxiang: The Rosy Glow of the Good Communist; 4. Writing the Self: The Romance of the Personal; 5. Sexual Science: The Representation of Behavior; 6. Ars Erotica; Conclusion: Hailing Historical Bodies; Notes; References; Index
Summary An experimental ethnography of food, sex, and health in post-socialist China
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Anthropology, Cultural
Feeding Behavior
Medicine, Chinese Traditional
Sexuality
Food habits -- China
Human body -- Social aspects -- China
Medicine -- China
Sex customs -- China
Menselijk lichaam.
Voedingsgewoonten.
Food habits.
Human body -- Social aspects.
Medicine.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Agriculture & Food.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Customs & Traditions.
Sex customs.
Social conditions.
China -- Social conditions -- 1976-2000
China
China.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0822383454
1283063255
6613063258
9780822383451
9781283063258
9786613063250