Cosmetic Surgery for Middle-Aged Women

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Female bodies have been conceptualized as an unfinished biological and social phenomena, which is transformed within the participation in our society. The way we walk, talk and gesture are all influenced by our upbringing. Sociologist argue that we conceptualize our bodies and use as markers of distinction in contemporary society of our self and identity tied to our body (Featherstone, 2010). The idea that our bodies are continuously in a state of unfinished process, and are a project which should be worked on and should be accomplished as part of an individual’s self identity (Shilling, 2003). According to Nettleton, (2006) who states that the attitudes towards our bodies influence the disclosure of health promotion and cultural aspects of our live. The moment that we are conceived to the time we die, our social process impinges on our health and well-being. The social locations of our parents will effect our life choices. Our understanding of beliefs about health and illness will be held by our peers and those, whom we live with, these aspects will shape our own understanding of our health and well-being. There are two polarized perspectives on our body, such as naturalistic presumes the body is a real biological entity, in which we exist as an universal phenomena irrespective of the social context in which it resides. The second polarized is the social-constructionist which approaches by the contrast of the body that is socially created or invented. Williams, (2003) argue that the body has been variously described as affect of power, knowledge and the cite we live our experiences. However according to Davis, (1997:15) argue that our bodies are not simply abstractions that how is seen as embedded in the immediacies of every lif...

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