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Embodying gender

Author: Alexandra Howson
Publisher: London ; Thousans Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Surveying all the key concepts in the field, this book introduces us to an extensive range of 'narratives of embodiment' and presents a full analysis of the most important texts in new feminist theories of the body.
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Howson, Alexandra.
Embodying gender.
London ; Thousans Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2005
(OCoLC)654727700
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Howson
ISBN: 0761959947 9780761959946 0761959955 9780761959953
OCLC Number: 57428867
Description: x, 177 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Locating the body in sociological thought --
Academic feminism and the corporeal turn --
Imag(in)ery, representations, and subjectivity --
Mirrors, lips, and other metaphors : feminism, the body, and psychoanalysis --
Embodying gender/gendering the body.
Responsibility: Alexandra Howson.
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Offers students and academics with an overview of body concepts in both sociology and in feminism. Surveying the key concepts in the field, this book introduces us to a range of 'narratives of  Read more...

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