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By Frances E. Mascia-Lees

A better half to the Anthropology of the physique and Embodiment deals unique essays that research historic and modern techniques to conceptualizations of the body.

  • In this ground-breaking paintings at the physique and embodiment, the newest scholarship from anthropology and similar social technological know-how fields is gifted, offering new insights on physique politics and the event of the body
  • Original chapters hide historic and modern methods and spotlight new study frameworks
  • Reflects the expanding significance of embodiment and its ethnographic contexts inside of anthropology
  • Highlights the expanding emphasis on reading the creation of medical, technological, and scientific services in learning our bodies and embodiment

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Everything could be broken down into a task that there was an appliance for. And the trend in science was to know about the smallest parts of things. Arts and Crafts brought the whole back in. indd 16 2/15/2011 6:58:20 PM AESTHETICS: AESTHETIC EMBODIMENT AND COMMODITY CAPITALISM 17 Various consumers remarked on the careful choices and decisions entailed in purchasing, grouping, and arranging objects to create a space that produces and elicits qualities of the lived experience they desire, whether simplicity, orderliness, tranquility, centrality of family, or a combination.

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In this chapter, for example, I am concerned with the Arts and Crafts aesthetic both as a style and as the form of embodiment it constitutes. I explore aesthetic embodiment as a somatically-grounded, culturally mediated, affective encounter with the beautiful (see Berleant 2004). I focus on the beautiful because it has significant ethnographic salience for the Arts and Crafts population with which I work. I am interested in asking whether Arts and Crafts aestheticizes life in the ways cultural Marxists would predict.

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