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Embodying the Monster: Encounters with the Vulnerable Self
Introduction Monsters, Marvels and Meanings Monstering the (M)Other The Self's Clean and Proper Body Contagious Encounters and the Ethics of Risk Levinas and Vulnerable Becoming The RelationalExpand
Critical Disability Studies : rethinking the conventions for the age of postmodernity
"The Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies takes a multidisciplinary approach to disability and provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of the main issues in the field around the worldExpand
Dangerous Discourses of Disability, Subjectivity and Sexuality
Acknowledgments Introduction Corporealities Genealogies Contested Pleasures and Governmentality Sexuality, Subjectivity and Anxiety Transgressing the Law Queer Pleasures Global CorporealitiesExpand
Feminist Theory and the Body: A Reader
Leaky Bodies and Boundaries: Feminism, Postmodernism and (Bio)Ethics
Drawing on postmodernist analyses, Leaky Bodies and Boundaries presents a feminist investigation into the marginalization of women within western discourse that denies female moral agency andExpand
Contested pleasures: The sociopolitical economy of disability and sexuality
Consideration of sexual pleasure in the lives of people with disabilities plays little part in lay consciousness, and practically none in social policy. This article investigates such repression byExpand
Becoming Vulnerable: Contagious Encounters and the Ethics of Risk
In western discourse the notion of the contagious, the unclean or the contaminated is never just a neutral descriptor but carries the weight of all that stands against—and paradoxically secures—theExpand
This Body Which is Not One: Dealing with Differences
While body modification might generally seem to take the form of denaturalizing a biological given, this article looks at the same practice as normalizing the always already unstable corpus. TheExpand
Re-imagining Embodiment: Prostheses, Supplements and Boundaries
The question of what is at stake in the notion of the corporeal integrity of human beings is one that contemporary somatechnics must increasingly face. The reassuring image of the Cartesian body asExpand