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The politics of women"s bodies

The politics of women"s bodies

sexuality, appearance, and behavior

by

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Psychology,
  • Women -- Physiology,
  • Women -- Social conditions,
  • Human body -- Social aspects,
  • Human body -- Political aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[edited by] Rose Weitz.
    ContributionsWeitz, Rose, 1952-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1206 .P56 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23622655M
    ISBN 109780195390636
    LC Control Number2009029408

    They provide a general account of the relations between bodies and selves. Though that ruling still stands today, other cases have been brought against the Hyatt Corp. Due to these demands, it is assumed that women would choose to delay political aspirations until their children are older. Here the body is not simply a materiality which outruns any attempt to conceptualize it; it is actively involved in processes of change and transformation.

    Gill trans. Most had gathered dust in libraries or had been tossed out in the years in between. Reprinted in Young b: 46— But these are the kind of discriminatory, ludicrous and offensive marching orders that black women surely cannot be expected to follow.

    There are two key features of such accounts. Though that ruling still stands today, other cases have been brought against the Hyatt Corp. S senate. Gill trans. Each evening, I came home, hair frizzy, barrettes missing, the evidence of having played with youthful abandon at recess, to serious looks of disapproval and a heavy scolding.


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The politics of women"s bodies Download PDF Ebook

Without looking at the women and their contributions, history is not complete. This fuels the demand for body modification of aging bodies. What we cannot do is disentangle the bit which is given from our ways of thinking about it.

Also, a women's desire for a career in politics along with the extent that the The politics of womens bodies book feels her family duties might inhibit her ability to be an elected official. Furthermore this norm, along with others governing gendered performance, is open to destabilization and change.

How does she use her voice as a poet in making these journal entries so powerful? These are both done to tremendous effect — but I found myself questioning the aim. Retrieving new evidence, examining old evidence from the perspective of the women, looking even for what lack of evidence might speak of in its silence—these are all important ways to fill in the "rest of the story.

Barad explores this entanglement with particular reference to the work of physicist Niels Bohr. On the off weeks, my mother would wash my hair, sit me under the dryer for two hours, and then begin the painstaking process of greasing my scalp and faithfully applying a hot comb to my strands.

I felt so hungry, reading this book, for a ball of lightning in my hand instead of keys between my knuckles on a long walk home at night. Such accounts stress the way in which women actively discipline their own bodies not only to avoid social punishments, but also to derive certain kinds of pleasure.

Having a voice is crucial.

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A writer less known today is Anna Garlin Spencer, although she enjoyed more fame in her own lifetime. I want to change how I look. The body, as such, cannot be thought, and I certainly cannot approach it. Reprinted in an expanded form in Young b: 75— Elected officials are usually required to commute long distances to and from their respective capital cities, which can be a deterrent for women seeking political office.

Feminist Perspectives on the Body

That means that historians taking women's roles seriously must be creative. Writing women back into history means gaining a fuller understanding. The performances by means of which our bodies become gendered vary in different contexts, and can change over time. Sometimes women wrote for journals and magazines, too, though the material may not have been collected as rigorously as writings by men have.

The vulnerability to social punishments and the threats of violence attach particularly to those who fail to conform to social norms.Books: Book Reviews, Book News, and Author Interviews NPR's brings you news about books and authors along with our picks for great reads.

Interviews, reviews, the NPR Bestseller Lists, New in. The Politics of Silence. Hammonds notes that Black feminists describe Black women’s sexuality as an absence.

Described in metaphors of speechlessness, space, or vision where Black womens bodies are already colonized.

Silence and powerlessness go hand in hand

The metaphor of absence arises during “Pray You Catch Me,” the opening number of Beyoncés Lemonade. as a social construct, Black bodies have become surfaces of racial representa-tion. To say it bluntly, race is about bodies that have been assigned social meanings.

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