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|ISBN:||1577181255 9781577181255 1577181263 9781577181262|
|Description:||vi, 360 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.|
|Contents:||Acknowledgements. Introduction. Situating the Body: Donn Welton. Part I: Contested Constructions: 1. Sex and Gender. Man and Woman: Rom HarrE. 2. Gender and Performance. Selections from Gender Trouble: Judith Butler. 3. Power, Practice, and the Body. "Material Girl": The Effacements of Postmodern Culture: Susan Bordo. 4. The Question of Materiality. Material Bodies: Susan Heckman; Selection from Bodies that Matter: Judith Butler; Bringing Body to Theory: Susan Bordo. 5. Renaturalization Theory. Renaturalizing the Body (with the Help of Merleau-Ponty): Carol Bigwood. Part II: Constitutional Matrices: 6. Lived Body. A Tale of Two Bodies: the Cartesian Corpse and the Lived Body: Drew Leder. 7. Body Image and Body Schema. Body Image and Body Schema in a Deafferented Subject: Shaun Gallagher and Jonathan Cole. 8. Natural Powers and Animate Form. Corporeal Archetypes and Power: Preliminary Clarifications and Considerations of Sex: Maxine Sheets-Johnstone. 9. Affectivity and Eros. Affectivity, Eros and the Body: Donn Welton. 10. Habitualities. The Ghost of Embodiment: on Bodily Habitudes and Schemata: Edward Casey. Part III: The Flesh of Culture: 11. Biblical Roots. Biblical Bodies: Donn Welton. 12. Situated Bodies. Throwing like a Girl: Iris Young; Pregnant Embodiment: Iris Young; "Throwing like a Girl": Twenty Years Later: Iris Young. 13. Slender Bodies. Reading the Slender Body: Susan Bordo. 14. Regimented Bodies. Male Bodies and the "White Terror": Klaus Theweleit. 15. Sculpted Bodies. Women and the Knife: Cosmetic Surgery and the Colonization of Women's Bodies: Katherine Pauly Morgan. 16. Virtual Bodies. Bodies, Virtual Bodies and Technology: Don Ihde. Index.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Donn Welton.|
"It may be the most comprehensive and impressive collection to date." Dorothea Olkowski, University to Denver "The volume provides an excellent survey of theories of the body that have been advanced