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The body and shame : phenomenology, feminism, and the socially shaped body

Author: Luna Dolezal
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book investigates the concept of body shame and explores its significance when considering philosophical accounts of embodied subjectivity, providing phenomenological reflections on how the body  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Luna Dolezal
ISBN: 9780739181690 0739181696
OCLC Number: 906575074
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Chapter One: Shame and Philosophy: Introducing the Philosophical Significance of Body Shame --
Chapter Two: Phenomenology of the Body and Shame: Visibility, Invisibility and the Seen Body --
Chapter Three: Shame and the Socially Shaped Body: Michel Foucault and Norbert Elias --
Chapter Four: The Politics of Shame: Phenomenology of Self-Presentation and Social (In)visibility --
Chapter Five: Body Shame and Female Experience --
Chapter Six: The Case of Cosmetic Surgery: The Body Shaped by Shame.
Responsibility: Luna Kolezal.
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Guiding the reader carefully through a huge variety of philosophical and sociological theory, and providing a clear review of contemporary feminist analyses of cosmetic surgery, Dolezal has composed Read more...

 
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