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Feminist theory and the body

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminist theory,
  • Women -- Physiology,
  • Body, Human -- Social aspects,
  • Body, Human -- Symbolic aspects,
  • Feminism,
  • Feminist theory,
  • Body, Human -- Social aspects,
  • Body, Human -- Symbolic aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Janet Price and Margrit Shildrick.
    ContributionsPrice, Janet., Shildrick, Margrit.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1190 .F4634 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 487 p. ;
    Number of Pages487
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL121707M
    ISBN 100748610898, 0748610901
    LC Control Number99488296
    OCLC/WorldCa41636971

    It encompasses work in a variety of disciplines, including anthropology, sociology, economics, women’s studies, literary criticism, art history, psychoanalysis and philosophy. Feminist theory aims to understand gender inequality and focuses on gender politics, power relations and sexuality. Feminist Theory and the Body: A Reader: Price, Janet, Shildrick, Margrit: Books - (9).

    “Arguing on the one hand that Anglo-American and Continental feminism cannot be applied directly to Latin American women writers without a consideration of the latter’s cultural and political context, and on the other hand, that feminist theory has more to reveal about these writers than many of them would acknowledge, Kaminsky offers insightful, often stunning readings of works by Alicia. Feminism and the Body presents classic texts in feminist body studies. Intended for undergraduate and graduate students, the volume touches on the medical history of sexual differences, the political history of the body, the history of clothing and its cultural meanings, symbolic renderings of the body, male bodies, and the body in colonial and cross-cultural the book: $ used (95% off) $ new .

    Feminist theory is not only about women; it is about the world, engaged through critical intersectional perspectives. Despite many significant differences, most feminist theory is reliably suspicious of dualistic thinking, generally oriented toward fluid processes of emergence rather than static entities in one-way relationships, and committed to being a political as well as an intellectual Cited by: 6. Feminist theory recognizes many flaws in traditional (Western, Judeo–Christian, European, male) philosophy and offers a new way of thinking about issues affecting humans and our world. R. Tong, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Feminist theory encompasses a range of diverse ideas, all of which originate.


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It's perfect if you want to get to know feminist theory as it existed in the 80's and 90's. Gives a good, solid variety of feminist theorists, from Judith Butler to Audre Lorde; phenomonological, radical, post-modern, and psychoanalytical theorists.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & 4/5(50). Feminist Theory and the Body: A Reader: 1st (First) Edition Paperback – J by Janet Price (Editor) Janet Price, Margrit Shildrick (Editor) (Author) out of 5 stars 9 ratings.

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The book's seven sections cover Woman as Body?, Sexy Bodies, Bodies in Science and Biomedicine, After the Binary, Altered Bodies, BodySpaceMatter and Performing the Body. Feminist Theory and the Body: A Reader. Price and Shildrick bring together over 40 important feminist thinkers to discuss key arguments and issues concerning the body.

It includes articles on race, cyberspace, theatre, classics, transsexuality, reproductive /5(2). Writing on the Body: Female Embodiment and Feminist Theory.

In many fields, the body is the topic generating exciting new research and interdisciplinary inquiry. Feminist theorists, in particular, have focused on the female body as the site where representations of difference and identity are inscribed/5(4).

Most of the chapters in this book began as papers delivered at ‘Feminism and the Body: an interdisciplinary conference’, held in London in I wish to thank my former colleagues at the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, King’s College, University of London, and the staff and students of Goodenough College, for hosting this event.

Feminism and the Body. In twentieth century literature, not only are more writers female but even male writers describe and explore the female body in new ways.

For centuries the structure, rhythm and dynamics of literature has been male but in this century we see more variety. Feminist theory is based on the principles and understanding of feminism.

These principles can be broken down into three basic beliefs. Feminism believes that women are, and have always been throughout history, treated differently than men by society, and that women have systematically been prevented from fully participating in all social activities.

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Contents Judith Butler: ' B o d i e s t h a t M a t t e r ' 2 3 5 Susan Bordo: 'Feminism, Foucault and the Politics of the Body' File Size: KB. Feminist Theory and the Body A Reader.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: Openings on the body: a critical introduction / Margrit Shildrick with Janet Price --Theories of gender and race / Londa Schiebinger --Woman as body: ancient and contemporary views / Elizabeth V.

Spelman --Bodies and biology / Lynda Birke --My body. Feminist Theory and the Body by Janet Price,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Feminist Theory and the Body: Janet Price: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(43).

This page contains General information on feminist body studies and information on feminist approaches to Sports. General Information. Balsamo, Anne. Technologies of the Gendered Body. Duke Univ. Press, Bordo, Susan. My Father's Body and Other Unexplored Regions of Masculinity.

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The authors have created a rigorous reader that is also accessible--it is unique, timely, and extremely valuable. The book's transnational focus only adds to its originality and value."--Corie Hammers, Macalester College "Feminist and Queer Theory moves past the assumptions of a U.