Vulva Las Vegas: science, magic or more of the same?

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Female genital cosmetic surgery is increasingly both promoted and defended against criticism at certain medical conferences. I offer an anthropological perspective on one such conference organized by the International Society of Cosmetogynecology at which women’s genitalia were portrayed as in need of aesthetic and functional intervention while simultaneously a medical ‘fix’ was offered.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSelling sickness
Subtitle of host publicationpeople before profits
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 22 Feb 2013
EventSelling Sickness, 2013: People before Profits - Washington, DC, United States
Duration: 21 Feb 201322 Feb 2013


ConferenceSelling Sickness, 2013: People before Profits
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityWashington, DC


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