Index
Page numbers in italics refer to illustrations.
abdominal plástica, 184. See also lipo-
escultura; liposuction
abortion, 188, 221
acting jobs, 161–62
Dr. Adriano, 8, 101, 196
aesthetic health, 34, 114–20
aesthetic medicine, 185, 264n6. See
also female reproduction
aesthetic nationalism, 41
aesthetics of race, 123–27, 130–31, 167–
74, 263n25, 263n28. See also racial
identity
African diasporic culture, 167–69
Afro-Brazilians, 26–27; concerns of,
over Negroid noses, 109, 143–50,
260n21, 262n12, 267n1; cultural
contributions of, 167–74, 263n26;
embodiment of corporeal ideals by,
13, 42, 68–69, 133–43, 202; hair-
styles of, 143, 150–51, 173, 262n11;
religious practices of, 40, 60, 167,
263n22. See also blackness, black
activism; racial identity; racism
Afro Dai, 169, 173
Agamben, Giorgio, 240
aging, 223, 225–26, 229–33, 240, 245,
251–52, 267n26
Dr. Alceu, 80
Dr. Alfonso, 102–3, 196
alimony, 224, 266n23
Althusser, Louis, 27
Dr. Aluísio, 144
Amaral, Tarsila de, 65
American Society for Plastic Surgery,
139
anabolic steroids, 232
analogical notions of health, 119,
267n28
Andrade, Mário de, 128
Ângela, 215–18
Angier, Natalie, 243
Antes de depois show, 70–71
antidepressants, 83
appearance as value, 106–9, 114, 215–
19
apresentadoras, 209–10
Aragão, Luiz Tarlei de, 191
Araújo, Taís de, 157, 165–66, 262nn19–
20
artistas. See celebrities
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