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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

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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