• Sociology
  • Published 1999

Feminism and the Biological Body

@inproceedings{Birke1999FeminismAT,
  title={Feminism and the Biological Body},
  author={Lynda I. A. Birke},
  year={1999}
}
What is a body? What are our perceptions of our inner bodies? How are these perceptions influenced? In recent years, thinking about the body has become highly fashionable. However, the renewed focus, while certainly welcome, seems to always end at the corporeal surface. While recent sociological and feminist theory has made important claims about the process of cultural inscription on the body, and about the cultural representation of the body, what actually appears in this new theory seems to… CONTINUE READING

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