By Jen Dickinson,Angus, Dr Cameron,Jen, Dr Dickinson,Nicola, Dr Smith
Body/State brings jointly unique essays addressing numerous elements of the evolving interplay among our bodies and states. whereas each one essay has assorted empirical and/or theoretical concentration, authors think about a couple of overlapping subject matters to understand the state's engagement with, and challenge approximately, our bodies. Divided into 5 elements, the 1st half, 'Bodies transformed and Divided' considers how the creation, legislation, policing and upkeep of borders (physical, social, sexual, political, non secular, etc.) are used to allow or constrain the actual (re)shaping of the physique. half , 'Capital Bodies', extends the state's trouble with the flows of our bodies that make up the state to think about how they're enrolled within the advanced constructions of capitalist alternate that shape the root for keeping and contesting a suite of relationships among states and markets. half 3, 'Deviance and Resistance', examines either how states search to self-discipline ‘non-normal’ our bodies and appreciates the means of alterations within the socio-cultural that means and nature of our bodies to withstand and/or get away states. half 4, ‘Sovereignty and Surveillance’, develops topics of deviancy and resistance via contemplating the influence of recent applied sciences either at the intimate regulatory achieve of states into and throughout our bodies and at the nature of embodiment itself. eventually, half 5, ‘The physique Virtual’, examines the influence of latest applied sciences and on-line areas either at the intimate regulatory achieve of states into and throughout our bodies and at the nature of embodiment itself. A diverse selection of essays that handle vital and complicated issues in a readable and inventive way.
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Body/State (Gender in a Global/Local World) by Jen Dickinson,Angus, Dr Cameron,Jen, Dr Dickinson,Nicola, Dr Smith