Bodies and Culture in the Cyberage: A Review Essay
Departamento de Antropologia, Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidade de Brasília, 1997 - Body, Human - 30 pages
"I do not pretend this to be a review in the classic sense of the term. Rather, the following are the many different thoughts in[s]pired by the reading of Cyberspace, cyberbodies, cyberpunk : cultures of technological embodiments, edited by Mike Featherstone and Roger Burrows"--P. 2.
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