Body/politics : women and the discourses of science

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  • Creator edited by Mary Jacobus, Evelyn Fox Keller, Sally Shuttleworth
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication New York : Routledge, 1990.
  • Physical Details
    • vii, 197 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0415901308, 9780415901307, 0415901316, 9780415901314
  • OCLC ocm19722716

Summary

  • "Body Politics" focuses on the interpenetration of literary, social and scientific discourses concerning the female body.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • In parenthesis : immaculate conceptions and feminine desire / Mary Jacobus -- Speaking of the body : mid-Victorian constructions of female desire / Mary Poovey -- Female circulation : medical discourse and popular advertising in the mid-Victorian era / Sally Shuttleworth -- Science and women's bodies : forms of anthropological knowledge / Emily Martin -- Reading the slender body / Susan Bordo -- Feminism, medicine and the meaning of childbirth / Paula A. Treichler -- Investment strategies for the evolving portfolio of primate females / Donna Haraway -- Technophilia : technology, representation and the feminine / Mary Ann Doane -- From secrets of life to secrets of death / Evelyn Fox Keller
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