Feminist Perspectives on the Body by Barbara Brook

By Barbara Brook

Feminist views at the physique presents an obtainable creation to this very hot new region and is geared toward scholars from quite a few disciplines who're attracted to gaining an knowing of the major concerns concerned. the writer explores many vital themes together with: the Western world's building of the physique as a theoretical, philosophical and political notion; the physique and copy; medicalisation; plastic surgery and consuming issues; the physique in functionality; the non-public and the general public physique; operating our bodies and new methods of pondering the body.

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