One of Us: Conjoined Twins and the Future of Normal / Edition 1

One of Us: Conjoined Twins and the Future of Normal / Edition 1

by Alice Domurat Dreger
     
 

One of Us views conjoined twinning and other "abnormalities" from the point of view of people living with such anatomies, and considers these issues within the larger historical context of anatomical politics. This deeply thought-provoking and compassionate work exposes the extent of the social frame upon which we construct the "normal."See more details below

Overview

One of Us views conjoined twinning and other "abnormalities" from the point of view of people living with such anatomies, and considers these issues within the larger historical context of anatomical politics. This deeply thought-provoking and compassionate work exposes the extent of the social frame upon which we construct the "normal."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674018259
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
741,243
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
1The Limits of Individuality17
2Split Decisions51
3What Sacrifice83
4Freeing the Irish Giant113
5The Future of Anatomy142
Notes157
Acknowledgments188
Credits190
Index193

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