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Politics of the body : gender in a neoliberal and neoconservative age

Author: Alison Phipps
Publisher: Cambridge, England ; Malden, Massachusetts : Polity Press, 2014. ©2014
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The body is a site of impassioned, fraught and complex debate in the West today. In one political moment, left-wingers, academics and feminists have defended powerful men accused of sex crimes, positioned topless pictures in the tabloids as empowering, and opposed them for sexualizing breasts and undermining their 'natural' function. At the same time they have been criticized by extreme-right groups for ignoring  Read more...
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Phipps, Alison.
Politics of the body : gender in a neoliberal and neoconservative age.
Cambridge, England ; Malden, Massachusetts : Polity Press, ©2014
viii, 208 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Phipps
ISBN: 9780745682754 0745682758 9780745682778 0745682774
OCLC Number: 880451392
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 208 pages)
Contents: Title page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Neoliberalism and Neoconservatism: Framing the Politics of the Body; 2 Sexual Violence and the Politics of Victimhood; 3 Gender and Islam in a Neoconservative World; 4 The Commodified Politics of the Sex Industry; 5 The New Reproductive Regimes of Truth; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
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Winner of the 2015 FWSA Book Prize The body is a site of impassioned, fraught and complex debate in the West today.  Read more...

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"Phipps explores the ways in which modern-day feminist beliefs intersect with and may even be appropriated by neoliberal and neoconservative agendas As Phipps observes, unless accompanied by Read more...

 
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