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The Resource The politics of women's bodies : sexuality, appearance, & behavior, edited by Rose Weitz

The politics of women's bodies : sexuality, appearance, & behavior, edited by Rose Weitz

Label
The politics of women's bodies : sexuality, appearance, & behavior
Title
The politics of women's bodies
Title remainder
sexuality, appearance, & behavior
Statement of responsibility
edited by Rose Weitz
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"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."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
305.42
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ1206
LC item number
.P56 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Weitz, Rose
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Women
  • Women
  • Human body
  • Human body
  • Women
  • Body Image
  • Human Body
  • Politics
  • Psychology, Social
  • Sexuality
Label
The politics of women's bodies : sexuality, appearance, & behavior, edited by Rose Weitz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A history of women's bodies / Rose Weitz -- Believing is seeing: biology as ideology / Judith Lorber -- Foucault, femininity, and the modernization of patriarchal power / Sandra Lee Bartky -- Women and medicalization: a new perspective / Catherine Kohler Riessman -- From the "muscle moll" to the "butch" ballplayer: mannishness, lesbianism, and homophobia in U.S. women's sports / Susan K. Cahn -- Menarche and the (hetero)sexualization of the female body / Janet Lee -- Daring to desire: culture and the bodies of adolescent girls / Deborah L. Tolman -- Selling hot pussy: representations of black female sexuality in the cultural marketplace / bell hooks -- Women and their hair: seeking power through resistance and accommodation / Rose Weitz
  • Breasted experience: the look and the feeling / Iris Marion Young -- Women and the knife: cosmetic surgery and the colonization of women's bodies / Kathryn Pauly Morgan -- Medicalization of racial features: Asian-American women and cosmetic surgery / Eugenia Kaw -- Mirror mirror / Marcia Ann Gillespie -- Casing my joints: a private and public story of arthritis / Mary Lowenthal Felstiner -- Becoming a gendered body: practices of preschools / Karin A. Martin -- "Holding back": negotiating a glass ceiling on women's muscular strength / Shari L. Dworkin -- Till death us do part / Margo Wilson and Martin Daly -- Meno-boomers and moral guardians: an exploration of the cultural construction of menopause / Joy Webster Barbre -- The future of reproductive choice for poor women and women of color / Dorothy E. Roberts -- "Fetal rights": a new assault on feminism / Katha Pollitt
Control code
49531570
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xii, 299 pages
Isbn
9780195149777
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002066287
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The politics of women's bodies : sexuality, appearance, & behavior, edited by Rose Weitz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A history of women's bodies / Rose Weitz -- Believing is seeing: biology as ideology / Judith Lorber -- Foucault, femininity, and the modernization of patriarchal power / Sandra Lee Bartky -- Women and medicalization: a new perspective / Catherine Kohler Riessman -- From the "muscle moll" to the "butch" ballplayer: mannishness, lesbianism, and homophobia in U.S. women's sports / Susan K. Cahn -- Menarche and the (hetero)sexualization of the female body / Janet Lee -- Daring to desire: culture and the bodies of adolescent girls / Deborah L. Tolman -- Selling hot pussy: representations of black female sexuality in the cultural marketplace / bell hooks -- Women and their hair: seeking power through resistance and accommodation / Rose Weitz
  • Breasted experience: the look and the feeling / Iris Marion Young -- Women and the knife: cosmetic surgery and the colonization of women's bodies / Kathryn Pauly Morgan -- Medicalization of racial features: Asian-American women and cosmetic surgery / Eugenia Kaw -- Mirror mirror / Marcia Ann Gillespie -- Casing my joints: a private and public story of arthritis / Mary Lowenthal Felstiner -- Becoming a gendered body: practices of preschools / Karin A. Martin -- "Holding back": negotiating a glass ceiling on women's muscular strength / Shari L. Dworkin -- Till death us do part / Margo Wilson and Martin Daly -- Meno-boomers and moral guardians: an exploration of the cultural construction of menopause / Joy Webster Barbre -- The future of reproductive choice for poor women and women of color / Dorothy E. Roberts -- "Fetal rights": a new assault on feminism / Katha Pollitt
Control code
49531570
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xii, 299 pages
Isbn
9780195149777
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002066287
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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