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Published: 22 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393115-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9311-5
...: : : : : :   The Philosopher of Plástica Praia da Urca is a small arc of sand at the foot of one of Rio’s main tourist sites, the Sugar Loaf. Nestled in a protected part of the bay, it has small waves and polluted water. It’s the end of a muggy Saturday afternoon, and numerous small...
Published: 13 October 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372493-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7249-3
Published: 22 November 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9311-5
...Illustrations Figures 1. Time magazine cover 43 2. Combined surgeries 69 3. Patrulha do Samba 71 4. “Raise Your Breasts” 75 5. Plástica & Beleza magazine 90 6. Gluteal prosthesis 138 7. “Precocious breast deformity” 140 8. Rhinoplasty ad 145 9. Lux soap ad 157 10. Raça magazine...
Published: 22 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393115-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9311-5
... a majority of patients women, but plástica is intertwined with major milestones in the female life course: puberty, pregnancy, breast- feeding, and menopause. Plástica can mark key rites of passage: initiation into adulthood, marriage, and divorce. At fifteen Teresa received a nose...
Published: 22 August 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9403-7
... special thanks to Nav- jot Altaf, Shantibai, Gessuram, and Rajkumar of Dialogue; Silvina Babich, Alejandro Metin, and Rafael Santos of Ala Plastica (Rafael has since left the group); Christoph Schäfer and Margit Czenki of Park Fiction; Rick Lowe of Project Row Houses; Amadou Kane- Si and Muhsana...
Published: 22 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393115-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9311-5
... healer of mental affliction. In the glossy pages of Plástica & Beleza, in the aesthetic and economic negotiations of clinical practice, and in the social fantasies surrounding plástica, we have seen how this vision runs into contradictions. Although it’s true that diverse societies have sought...
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By Alexander Edmonds
Published: 22 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393115-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9311-5
...: 196). 10 The monthly’s success led Norberto to launch Models: “The magazine for who- ever has always wanted to be a model.” It has also spawned rivals, such as Plás- tica & Você (Plástica & You), and Plástica & Corpo (Plástica & Body). Norberto does not seem overly concerned. “I...
Published: 22 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393115-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9311-5
... soldier (Gask 2004: 14). This class dynamic is ironically echoed here: psychotherapy be- comes a luxury for the cultured, while plástica is offered as part of a basic right to health. Pitanguy’s writings reveal some hesitations in finding the “right” kind of neurosis for the cosmetic surgery...
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By Alexander Edmonds
Published: 22 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393115-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9311-5
.... Berkeley: University of California Press. Gonçalves, Isabela Lopes. 2001. “Cortes e costuras: Um estudo antropólogico da cirurgia plástica no Rio de Janeiro.” M.A. thesis, Department of Cultural An- thropology, Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro. Goodman, Joshua 2006. “Breast Obsessed TV Show a...
Published: 22 November 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9311-5
... taking me to a birthday party to introduce me to a plástica patient, Preta Gil. After doing a Ph.D. in anthropology, Hermano left academia and now divides his time between Globo Network in Rio and Brasília, where he advises the minister of culture, Gilberto Gil, on Internet policy. Gilberto, one...
Published: 22 November 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9311-5
... Joana’s mother, Cecília, has had plástica. Neither has hidden the fact from me. But I am reminded that the anthropological ideal of ethnog- raphy that I have taken for granted—total immersion in a social world—is at best a difficult concept to explain to others, perhaps especially those most close...
Published: 22 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393115-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9311-5
.... Politics is corporeally inscribed and inhabited, while bodily suffering acts as a metaphor for larger social ills. Plástica locates suffering in an ego that is diagnosed and treated in separation from the larger po- litical and social field. Yet during fieldwork I found that appearance anxi- eties...
Published: 22 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393115-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9311-5
... taking me to a birthday party to introduce me to a plástica patient, Preta Gil. After doing a Ph.D. in anthropology, Hermano left academia and now divides his time between Globo Network in Rio and Brasília, where he advises the minister of culture, Gilberto Gil, on Internet policy. Gilberto, one...
Published: 22 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393115-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9311-5
.... In the “women’s section,” one may flip through the pages ofPlástica & Beleza and Plástica & Corpo. These publications have a look (and price) similar to the fashion magazines next to which they are displayed: high-quality “produc- tion values” and splashy color photos of celebrities. In a...
Published: 22 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393115-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9311-5
...? If the plastic surgeon is a psychologist with a scalpel in his hand, shouldn’t a patient have psychotherapy, thereby avoid- ing the scalpel? The laconic answer surgeons (and many patients) offer is that plástica simply works better. Thus a plastic surgeon joked, “What is the difference between...
Published: 22 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393115-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9311-5
... Joana’s mother, Cecília, has had plástica. Neither has hidden the fact from me. But I am reminded that the anthropological ideal of ethnog- raphy that I have taken for granted—total immersion in a social world—is at best a difficult concept to explain to others, perhaps especially those most close...
Book Chapter

By Alexander Edmonds
Published: 22 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393115-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9311-5
...Index Page numbers in italics refer to illustrations. abdominal plástica, 184. See also lipo- aging, 223, 225–26, 229–33, 240, 245, escultura; liposuction 251–52, 267n26 abortion, 188, 221 Dr. Alceu, 80 acting jobs, 161–62 Dr...
Published: 22 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393115-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9311-5
... thought it was cool. I told everyone. Except for my great- grandmother. She had never heard of plástica.” : : : rio 40 degrees Rio de Janeiro. “City of Beauty and Chaos.” Cidade maravilha (Marvelous City). Allow me for a moment the pleasure of glossing it. It’s a sweltering...
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By Nelly Richard
Published: 02 March 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385721-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8572-1
...Bibliography Adorno, Theodor. Minima Moralia. Trans. E. F. N. Jephcott. London: Verso, 1987. Aguiló, Osvaldo. Propuestas neovanguardistas en la plástica chilena: Antecedentes y contexto [Neo–Avant-Garde Proposals in Chilean Art: History and Con- text]. Santiago: ceneca Document...
Published: 22 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393115-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9311-5
... was pretty was that little bit of breast . . .” “To me it looked like a fried egg. A round circle with a big nipple in the middle. That was the first time I tried out plástica, and it turned out very well.” Ironically, the desire for plastic surgery was here provoked not by a...