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Body/politics : women and the discourses of science / edited by Mary Jacobus, Evelyn Fox Keller, Sally Shuttleworth.

Contributor(s): Jacobus, Mary | Keller, Evelyn Fox, 1936- | Shuttleworth, Sally, 1952-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Routledge, 1990Description: vii, 197 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0415901308; 9780415901307; 0415901316; 9780415901314.Subject(s): Women -- Physiology -- Philosophy | Feminism | Science in literature | Science -- HistoryAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Body/politics.DDC classification: 305.42 LOC classification: QP81.5 | .B63 1990Other classification: 71.33 | MS 3000 | NW 8100
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.
Summary: "Body Politics" focuses on the interpenetration of literary, social and scientific discourses concerning the female body.
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QP81.5 .B63 1990 (Browse shelf) Available 0000002300648

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

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

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