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Feminism and the body : interdisciplinary perspectives

Author: Catherine Kevin
Publisher: Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By definition, feminism is concerned with the historical, social and political meanings of sexual difference in the human body, and the spectrum of experiences those meanings produce.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Kevin
ISBN: 9781443809863 1443809861
OCLC Number: 390399895
Description: vi, 255 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Cultural Genealogies of Anovulation: Revisiting Abortion, the Pill and Feminist Sexual Politics / Judith A. Allen --
Reproduction without Women: Frankenstein and the Legal Prohibition of Human Cloning / Isabel Karpin and David Ellison --
Great Expectations: Episodes in a Political History of Pregnancy in Australia since 1945 / Catherine Kevin --
A 'Snip' in the Right Direction? Vasectomy and Gender Equality / Pam Lowe --
Wartime Rape and Peacetime Inequalities in Peru / Jalke Boesten --
Fighting Terror with Words: African American Women Playwrights, Lynching and Rape in the Jim Crow American South / Clare Crobould --
The Body of an Australian Girl: Sexuality and Style in Miles Franklin's My Brilliant Career / Ian Henderson --
Gender, Bodies and Desire: Imagining Assimilation in mid-Twentieth Century Australia / Catriona Elder --
"Meg Gets Naked": Exposing the Female Star in Jane Campion's In the Cut / Lucy Bolton --
Allegorical Bodies, Pornography and Feminist Discourse in Catherine Breillat's Anatomie de l'enfer / Ruth McPhee --
Sports Unillustrated: The Female Athlete as Representational Absence / Nicholas Chare --
"Drunk, Fat and Vulgar": The Problem with Hen Parties / Adam Eldridge --
Cosmetic Surgery: Medical Control and the Limits of Women's Agency / Rhian Parker --
Contemporary Ageing: "Younger, better, fresher". How Does this Speak of Feminist Theories of the Body? / Claire Carter.
Responsibility: edited by, Catherine Kevin.
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