This item in the flesh the cultural politics of body modification set up a giveaway customers who viewed this item also viewed page 1 of 1 start over page 1 of 1 this shopping feature will continue to load items in order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. In the flesh the cultural politics of body modification victoria l pitts 01 pitts fm 3 7 03 305 pm page i body modification movement could be characterized as outside the other body modifiers address sexual 2 in the flesh 02 pitts intro 3 7 03 258 pm page 2 politics gender inequality and cultural identity . In the flesh the cultural politics of body modification user review not available book verdict drawing on 20 in depth interviews and other extensive research pitts sociology queens coll cuny examines several segments of the body modification community and theorizes about the broader . Tthe 1990s saw the dramatic rise of spectacular forms of body modification which included the tattoo renaissance and the rise in body piercing the emergence of neo tribal practices like scarification and flesh hanging and the invention of new high tech forms of body art like subdermal implants . Modification cultures where the bodys status as a work in progress is celebrated are particularly salient places to investigate the cyborgian body in a sense the body modification movement as a whole is a post human experiment all facets of the body modification community identify the body as a space of self writing including those linking
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