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Prosthetic territories : politics and hypertechnologies

Author: Gabriel Brahm; Mark Driscoll
Publisher: Boulder : Westview Press, 1995.
Series: Politics and culture, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Defined as that space of collision between human and machine, where technology and humanity fuse, is the "prosthetic territory." Within that territory a new political and cultural struggle emerges, a territory where theory and practice can converge. The essayists in this volume approach in innovative ways topics in feminism, Marxism, postcolonialism, queer theory, psychoanalysis, postmodernism, political theory, and  Read more...
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Prosthetic territories.
Boulder : Westview Press, 1995
(OCoLC)603845681
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel Brahm; Mark Driscoll
ISBN: 0813323681 9780813323688 081332369X 9780813323695
OCLC Number: 32012561
Description: ix, 303 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Gabriel Brahm, Jr. --
1. The City in Pieces / Victor Burgin --
2. Slackspace: The Politics of Waste / Patrick Durkee --
3. Under Western Eyes: The Media in the Gulf War / Mahmut Mutman --
4. The Subject of Imperial Geography / Bruce Avery --
5. Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back in the Water ... / Daniel L. Selden --
6. Versions of the Perverse / Catherine Greenblatt --
7. The Politics of Immortality: Cybernetic Science/Fiction and Death / Gabriel Brahm, Jr. --
8. Feminist Hesitations, Postmodern Exposures / Wendy Brown --
9. Autotopographies / Jennifer A. Gonzalez --
10. Video Production, Liberation Aesthetics, and U.S. Third World Feminist Criticism / Chela Sandoval --
11. Re/Sounding Race, Re/Signifying Ethnography: Sampling Oaktown Rap / Jackie Orr --
12. Aliens in the Corpus: Shakespeare's Books in the Age of the Cyborg / Elizabeth Pittenger --
13. The Cyborg Body Politic and the New World Order / Chris Hables Gray and Steven Mentor.
Series Title: Politics and culture, 3.
Responsibility: edited by Gabriel Brahm, Jr. & Mark Driscoll.

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A collection of essays which deploys a range of poststructuralist concepts embodied in phrases such as "technology of writing", "cartographic self" and "words as ligatures", to approach topics such  Read more...

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