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Dirt : new geographies of cleanliness and contamination / edited by Ben Campkin and Rosie Cox.
Contributor(s): Campkin, Ben | Cox, Rosie.Material type: BookPublisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2007Description: ix, 262 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781845116729 (hardback); 1845116720 (hardback).Subject(s): Sanitation -- History | Sanitation -- Social aspects | Hygiene -- History | Hygiene -- Social aspects | Purity (Philosophy) | Purity, RitualDDC classification: 363.727 DIR | 304.28 Online resources: Table of contents
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 236-256) and index.
Introduction: Materialities and metaphors of dirt and cleanliness / Ben Campkin and Rosie Cox -- Section 1. Home: domestic dirt and cleaning. Introduction / Rosie Cox -- Linguistic leakiness or really dirty? Dirt in social theory / Carol Wolkowitz -- Domestic workers and pollution in Brazil / Livia Barbosa -- The visible and the invisible: (de)regulation in contemporary cleaning practices / Lydia Martens -- Bring home the dead: purity and filth in contemporary funeral homes / Kyro Selket -- section 2. City and suburb: urban dirt and cleansing. Introduction / Ben Campkin -- Degradation and regeneration: theories of dirt and the contemporary city / Ben Campkin -- From the dirty city to the spoiled suburb / Paul Watt -- Dangers lurking everywhere: the sex offender as pollution / Pamela K. Gilbert -- Hygiene aesthetics on London's gay scene: the stigma of AIDS / Johan Andersson -- Spiritual cleansing: priests and prostitutes in early Victorian London / Dominic Janes -- Mapping sewer spaces in mid-Victorian London / Paul Dobraszczyk -- The cinematic sewer / David L. Pike -- Section 3. Country: constructing rural dirt. Introduction / Rosie Cox -- Dirt and development: alternative modernities in Thailand / Alyson Brody -- Dirty foods, healthy communities? / Gareth Enticott -- Dirty vegetables: connecting consumers to the growing of their food / Lewis Holloway ... [et al.] -- Dirty cows: perceptions of BSE/vCJD / Bruce A. Scholten.