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10 thoughts on “The Politics of Womens Bodies

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    Female bodies, as the author shows have never been thought of as belonging to the individual female This concept has always had some male justification based on religious scientific and or medical belief Historically female bodies were thought to be property of the father to be passed onto a husband While treatment of females has in seen improvement in many areas we still find that women today are not treated as equals various authorities still issue opinion that female bodies and or minds Female bodies, as the author shows have never been thought of as belonging to the individual female This concept has always had some male justification based on religious scientific and or medical belief Historically female bodies were thought to be property of the father to be passed onto a husband While treatment of female...


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    This book includes the article the Breasted Experience in which the phrase cluster of breasts is used Yeesh This is all I will ever say about any book.


  3. says:

    Don t understand sexism Read this book.


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    I read this collection of essays for a Social Construction of Women s Bodies class Mind blowing Standout essays Dworkin s Holding Back Negotiating a Glass Ceiling on Women s Muscular Stength, Young s Breasted Experience , hooks Selling Hot Pussy Representations of Black Female Sexuality in the Cultural Marketplace , Cahn s From the Muscle Moll to the Butch Ballplayer Mannishness, Lesbianism, and Homophobia in U.S Women...


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    Very dense reading in some areas, and delightfully quick yet informative in others I would keep in mind the 1998 copyright date when reading, as I felt some of the articles were woefully outdated however, even a few of the obviously outdated articles got me in thinking in ways I had...


  6. says:

    A wonderful book , create new experiences in my mind and makes me travel to that world where everything happens.


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The Politics of Womens Bodies For Nearly Three Decades, Feminist Scholars Have Examined How The Female Body And Ideas About The Female Body Affect Women S Lives The Politics Of Women S Bodies Sexuality, Appearance, And Behavior, 2 E, Brings Together Recent Critical Writings In This Important Field, Covering Such Diverse Topics As The Sources Of Eating Disorders, The Nature Of Lesbianism, And The Consequences Of Violence Against Women With The Exception Of Two Classic Articles, All Pieces Were Published In The Last Decade, And One Quarter Of The Selections Are New To The Second Edition The Politics Of Women S Bodies Sexuality, Appearance, And Behavior, 2 E, Begins By Looking At How Ideas About Women S Bodies Become Culturally Accepted As The Writings In The First Section Demonstrate, This Is A Political Process That Can Reflect, Reinforce, Or Challenge The Distribution Of Power Between Men And Women Subsequent Sections Look At How, Once Ideas About Women S Bodies Become Accepted, They Can Serve As Powerful And Political Tools For Controlling Women S Appearance, Sexuality, And Behavior Articles New To This Edition Include Daring To Desire Culture And The Bodies Of Adolescent Girls, By Deborah L Tolman Casing My Joints A Private And Public Story Of Arthritis, By Mary Lowenthal Felstiner And Holding Back Negotiating A Glass Ceiling On Women S Muscular Strength, By Shari L Dworkin This Unique Interdisciplinary Anthology Is Ideal For Undergraduate Courses That Cover The Body And Sexuality It Is Also Appropriate For Introductory Courses In Women S Studies And Courses In The Psychology, Anthropology, Or Sociology Of Women Women And Health And Feminist Theory.