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By Adeline Masquelier

"A terrific quantity! It deals fresh views on physique politics and id or subjectivity formation within the post-colonial world." -- Dorothy Ko, Barnard CollegeWhile there's common curiosity in gown and hygiene as autos of cultural, ethical, and political worth, little scholarly cognizance has been paid to cross-cultural understandings of dust and undress, regardless of their both very important position within the fashioning of id and distinction. The essays during this soaking up and thought-provoking assortment give a contribution new insights into the overlooked subject matters of physically remedies and transgressions. In certain ethnographic reports from worldwide, the members recast assumptions approximately dust and nakedness, exploring how a variety of types of transgression linked to the body's floor are drawn up into kinfolk of strength and inequality. They reveal imaginatively how physique surfaces are powerfully mobilized within the making and unmaking of ethical worlds.

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