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New feminist perspectives on embodiment

Author: Clara Fischer; Luna Dolezal
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018] ©2018
Series: Breaking feminist waves.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Despite several decades of feminist activism and scholarship, women's bodies continue to be sites of control and contention both materially and symbolically. Issues such as reproductive technologies, sexual violence, objectification, motherhood, and sex trafficking, among others, constitute ongoing, pressing concerns for women's bodies in our contemporary milieu, arguably exacerbated in a neoliberal world where  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clara Fischer; Luna Dolezal
ISBN: 9783319723525 3319723529
OCLC Number: 1026320978
Description: xiv, 252 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Contested terrains: new feminist perspectives on embodiment / Clara Fischer and Luna Dolezal --
A genealogy of women's (un)ethical bodies / Gail Weiss --
The normal body: female bodies in changing contexts of normalization and optimization / Julia Jansen and Maren Wehrle --
How do we respond? Embodied vulnerability and forms of responsiveness / Danielle Petherbridge --
Revisiting feminist matters in the post-linguistic turn: John Dewey, new materialisms, and contemporary feminist thought / Clara Fischer --
Feminist and transgender tensions: an inquiry into history, methodological paradigms, and embodiment / Lanei M. Rodemeyer --
Expressing the world: Merleau-Ponty and feminist debates on nature/culture / Kathleen Lennon --
Are women's lives (fully) grievable? Gendered framing and sexual violence / Dianna Taylor --
Sex trafficking, reproductive rights, and sovereign borders: a transnational struggle over women's bodies / Diana Tietjens Meyers --
Routine unrecognized sexual violence in India / Namrata Mitra --
Performing pregnant: an aesthetic investigation of pregnancy / EL Putnam --
The metaphors of commercial surrogacy: rethinking the materiality of hospitality through pregnant embodiment / Luna Dolezal. Contested Terrains: New Feminist Perspectives on Embodiment / Clara Fischer, Luna Dolezal --
A Genealogy of Women's (Un)Ethical Bodies / Gail Weiss --
The Normal Body: Female Bodies in Changing Contexts of Normalization and Optimization / Julia Jansen, Maren Wehrle --
How Do We Respond? Embodied Vulnerability and Forms of Responsiveness / Danielle Petherbridge --
Revisiting Feminist Matters in the Post-Linguistic Turn: John Dewey, New Materialisms, and Contemporary Feminist Thought / Clara Fischer --
Feminist and Transgender Tensions: An Inquiry into History, Methodological Paradigms, and Embodiment / Lanei M. Rodemeyer --
Expressing the World: Merleau-Ponty and Feminist Debates on Nature/Culture / Kathleen Lennon --
Are Women's Lives (Fully) Grievable? Gendered Framing and Sexual Violence Dianna Taylor --
Sex Trafficking, Reproductive Rights, and Sovereign Borders: A Transnational Struggle over Women's Bodies / Diana Tietjens Meyers --
Routine Unrecognized Sexual Violence in India / Namrata Mitra --
Performing Pregnant: An Aesthetic Investigation of Pregnancy / EL Putnam --
The Metaphors of Commercial Surrogacy: Rethinking the Materiality of Hospitality Through Pregnant Embodiment / Luna Dolezal.
Series Title: Breaking feminist waves.
Responsibility: Clara Fischer, Luna Dolezal, editors.

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