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Materials play a central role in society. Beyond the physical and chemical properties of materials, their cultural properties have often been overlooked in anthropological studies: finished products have been perceived as 'social' yet the materials which comprise them are considered 'raw' or natural'. The Social Life of Materials proposes a new perspective in this interdisciplinary field. Diverting attention from the consumption of objects, the book looks towards the properties of materials and how these exist through many transformations in a variety of cultural contexts. Human societies have always worked with materials. However, the customs and traditions surrounding this differ according to the place, the time and the material itself. Whether or not the material is man-made, materials are defined by social intervention. Today, these constitute one of the most exciting areas of global scientific research and innovation, harboring the potential to act as key vehicles of change in the world. But this 'materials revolution' has complex social implications. Smart materials are designed to anticipate our actions and needs, yet we are increasingly unable to apprehend the composite materials which comprise new products. Bringing together ethnographic studies of cultures from around the world, this collection explores the significance of materials by moving beyond questions of what may be created from them. Instead, the text argues that the materials themselves represent a shifting ground around which relationships, identities and powers are constantly formed and dissolved in the act of making and remaking.
Janet and 'Twice' Alexander break new ground in the island of St. Jago, British West Indies-a setting as far removed from the Highlands of Scotland as a calypso from a lament. But it takes more than a planter's punch compounded of island feuds, jealousies and intrigues to put out the exuberant Alexanders-as this further sparkling episode in the now-famous saga shows, through an unexpected drama provides a startling climax.
Applying the ethical concepts of Thomas Aquinas to contemporary moral problems, this book both presents new interpretations of Thomist theology and offers new insights into today's perplexing moral dilemmas. This volume addresses such contemporary issues as internalized oppression, especially as it relates to women and African-Americans; feminism and anger; child abuse; friendship and charity; and finally, justice and reason. The collection revives Aquinas as an ethicist who has relevant things to say about contemporary concerns. These essays illustrate how Thomistic ethics can encourage and empower people in moral struggles. As the first book to use Aquinas to explore such issues as child abuse and oppression, it includes a variety of approaches to Aquinas's ethics. Aquinas and Empowerment is a valuable resource for students of classical thought and contemporary ethics.
The majority of information for cosmetic surgeons is single-specialty driven, creating a barrier to sharing knowledge that can benefit outcomes among related specialties. Cosmetic and reconstructive surgeons are, more than ever, seeking to know what other specialists are doing. With more and varied specialists with different training taking on cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries or procedures, this Multispecialty Clinics volume presents competing and complementary techniques from the core specialties to address simple as well as complex matters focusing on brow and upper lid cosmetic surgery. Surgical and non-invasive techniques are put forth in a concise manner focusing on both time-tested as well as novel procedures. Authors from different subspecialties bring together information of use to any practitioner of cosmetic surgery. Topics include: The Brow Lid Continuum: an Anatomic Perspective; Contemporary Concepts in Eyebrow/Eyelid Aging; Preoperative Evaluation for the Upper Eyelid and Brow; Non-surgical Rejuvenation of the Eyebrow and Upper Lid; Aesthetic Rejuvenation of the Temple; Laser Skin Resurfacing, Chemical Peels, and other Cutaneous Treatments of the Brow and Upper Lid; The Varied Options in Browlifting; Technical Considerations in Endoscopic Brow Lift; The Open Browlift; Surgical Manipulation of the Periorbital Musculature; Upper Blepharoplasty in Men and Women: The Aesthetic Ideal; Aesthetic Enhancements in Upper Blepharoplasty; Permanent Tattoos/Makeup; Upper Lid Blepharoplasty; Asian Upper Lid Blepharoplasty; Prevention and Intraoperative Management of Blepharoplasty Complications; Adjunctive Fat Grafting of the Brow/Upper Lid; Ptosis Repair in Aesthetic Blepharoplasty; Cosmetic Revision and Postoperative Management of Upper Lid Blepharoplasty Complications; Adjunctive Skin Care of the Brow and Upper Lid.