By Anne E. Becker
Anne E. Becker examines the cultural context of the embodied self via her ethnography of physically aesthetics, nutrition trade, care, and social relationships in Fiji. She contrasts the cultivation of the body/self in Fijian and American society, arguing that the incentive of usa citizens to paintings on their our bodies' shapes as a private pastime is allowed by means of their idea that the self is individuated and independent. however, simply because Fijians situation themselves with the cultivation of social relationships mostly expressed via nurturing and nutrition trade, there's a vested curiosity in cultivating others' our bodies instead of one's own.
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