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The Skin as a Space of Memory Inscription: Reflections on Skin Tags and their Role as Elements of Signification in the Constitution of the Subject

Maria Esther Prates, Edvania Gomes da Silva

Abstract: The aim of this paper is to discuss the contribution and role that skin tags play as elements of signification (objects?) for the constitution of the subject. For this purpose, we make use of the ideas of Foucault, Fonseca-Silva, and Sant'Anna, in order to analyze the participation of skin tags (scars and dermatoses of chronic and long-term course, congenital diseases) in the constitution of the subject.

Keywords: Memory. Self-care. Beauty

Country: Brazil, Subject Area: Human Resources

Pages: 6 - 8

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019

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Maria Esther Prates, Edvania Gomes da Silva, "The Skin as a Space of Memory Inscription: Reflections on Skin Tags and their Role as Elements of Signification in the Constitution of the Subject", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v8i10/show_abstract.php?id=ART20201587, Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019, 6 - 8

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