7 edition of Cultural Bodies found in the catalog.
December 1, 2003
by Blackwell Publishing Limited
Written in English
|Contributions||Helen Thomas (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||314|
“With path breaking and provocative precision, Foul Bodies analyzes the historical body. Brown shows how trans-Atlantic migrations and gendered body work co-determine race and class hierarchies and define civility, cultural values and citizenship. This text enriches previous scholarship immeasurably.”—Susan E. Cayleff, San Diego State. The book describes three distinct yet entangled kinds of human embodiment, organic, sensorimotor, and intersubjective; it traces the emergence of linguistic sensitivities and introduces the novel concept of linguistic bodies; and it explores the implications of living as linguistic bodies in perpetual becoming, applying the concept of.
Directed by Craig Ross Jr.. With Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin, Eric Millegan. Just as Temperance is preparing to publicize her latest book, bodies start showing up that are eerily similar to the victims in her mystery novel/10(). Bodies, Pleasures, and Passions: Sexual Culture in Contemporary Brazil, Second Edition He underlines the ways in which complex cultural forms such as carnaval can be understood as stories that Brazilians tell themselves about themselves and about the meaning of sexuality in contemporary Brazilian life. The book was the winner of the.
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Cultural Bodies: Ethnography and Theory is a unique collection that integrates two increasingly key areas of social and cultural research: the body and ethnography. Breaks new ground in an area of study that continues to be a central theme of debate and research across the humanities and social sciences Draws on ethnography as a useful means of exploring our everyday3/5(11).
About this book Cultural Bodies: Ethnography and Theory is a unique collection that integrates two increasingly key areas of social and cultural research: the body and ethnography. Breaks new Cultural Bodies book in an area of study that continues to be a central theme of debate and research across the humanities and social sciences.
Private Bodies, Public Texts is a compelling call for a cultural bioethics that attends to the historical and social factors that render some populations more vulnerable than others in medical and legal contexts. Holloway proposes literature as a conceptual anchor for discussions of race, gender, bioethics, and the right to by: THE CULTURAL POLITICS OF EMOTION.
What do emotions do. How do emotions move us or get us stuck. In developing a theory of the cultural politics of emotion, Sara Ahmed focuses on the relationship between emotions, language and bodies. She shows how emotions are named in speech acts, as well as how they involve sensations that are felt by the skin.
Overall thoughts from book club were that it was an interesting read from a cultural point of view but was a little confusing.
Marks ranged from / I’m glad I read it as it is not the sort of book I would normally pick up and it is good to be challenged/5(17). Jokha Alharthi is the first Omani woman to have a novel translated into English, and Celestial Bodies is the first book translated from the Arabic to win the Man Booker International Prize.
Alharthi is the author of two previous collections of short fiction, a children’s book, and three novels in Arabic. Cultural Bodies book in English, she completed a PhD in classical Arabic Brand: Catapult. "One of the greatest strengths of this fascinating book is Martin's careful analysis of how medical language about women's bodies reveals cultural assumptions about women and their life's purpose Highly recommended." —Judith Walzer Leavitt, Bulletin of the History of Medicine5/5(1).
The winner of the Man Booker International Prize, Jokha Alharthis Celestial Bodies paints a vivid portrait of Omani society as it grapples with the cultural and social changes precipitated by its transition into a modern society. The tension between late twentieth-century values and behaviors with those of the present is played out in the /5.
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Cultural Encyclopedia of the Body is a treasure trove of essays that explore the human body alphabetically by part, detailing practices and beliefs from the past and present and from around the world that are sometimes mind-blowing and eye-popping.
Body parts are examined through a multifaceted cultural lens.1/5(1). The Cultural Politics of Emotion, published in by Edinburgh University Press and Routledge, is a book by Sara Ahmed that focuses on the relationship between emotions, language, and bodies.
Ahmed concentrates on the influence of emotions on the body and the way that bodies relate with communities, producing social relationships that determine the rhetoric of the nation.
Get this from a library. Cultural bodies: ethnography and theory. [Helen Thomas; Jamilah Ahmed;] -- This collection integrates two increasingly key areas of social and cultural research: the body and ethnography and develops these two. William Irwin Thompson (born 16 July ) is known primarily as a social philosopher and cultural critic, but he has also been writing and publishing poetry throughout his career and received the Oslo International Poetry Festival Award in He describes his writing and speaking style as "mind-jazz on ancient texts".He is the founder of the Lindisfarne Association.
The Body and Culture: Suggested Readings The following discussion of texts dealing with the body and culture arose in response to a request for work more accessible than Susan Bordo's.
The discussion took place on WMST-L in Sept./Oct. Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body, Roxane Gay’s candid personal story of rape and sexual abuse as a year-old girl that led to extreme weight gain in an attempt to bury the trauma, stands out on this list for being the only book that examines the prevailing cultural view about bodies, in particular fat bodies.
“This is a memoir of (my) body Author: Cai Emmons. Since the s, tattooing has emerged anew in the United States as a widely appealing cultural, artistic, and social form.
In Bodies of Inscription Margo DeMello explains how elite tattooists, magazine editors, and leaders of tattoo organizations have downplayed the working-class roots of tattooing in order to make it more palatable for middle-class consumption/5(5).
From Shamu the dancing whale at Sea World to Hawaiian lu’au shows, Staging Tourism analyzes issues of performance in a wide range of tourist venues.
Jane C. Desmond argues that the public display of bodies—how they look, what they do, where they do it, who watches, and under what conditions—is profoundly important in structuring identity categories of race, gender, and.
Praise “Private Bodies, Public Texts: Race, Gender, and a Cultural Bioethics is a multi-layered meditation on the field of bioethics, using historical and contemporary case studies from the US.
A mark of the uniqueness of the book is its wide-ranging, artful and diversely sourced writing. Holloway is a master narrative interpreter and storyteller.”Author: Karla FC Holloway. Physical cultural studies (PCS) is a dynamic and rapidly developing field of study.
This handbook offers the first definitive account of the state of the art in PCS, showcasing the latest research and methodological approaches. It examines the boundaries, preoccupations, theories and. Bodies of Inscription: A Cultural History of the Modern Tattoo MargoN.C.: Duke University Press, Pp.
xiv+ $ (cloth); $. Extraordinary Bodies is a cornerstone text of disability studies, establishing the field upon its publication in Framing disability as a minority discourse rather than a medical one, the book added depth to oppressive narratives and revealed novel, liberatory ones.Cultures of the Book: Bibliography.
The common theme of this bibliography is the technological adaptation of the written word from antiquity to the present and the interplay between intellectual, cultural, and social change that enacts itself around the written word.
The following breakdown of broad subjects is arbitrary but functional. 1.6: A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Modern Age (st Century) Edited by Ivan Crozier, University of Edinburgh.
(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary A Cultural History of The Human Body presents an authoritative survey from ancient times to the present.