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Resisting the Male Gaze: Feminist Responses to the "Normatization" of the Female Body in Western Culture

@inproceedings{Ponterotto2016ResistingTM,
  title={Resisting the Male Gaze: Feminist Responses to the "Normatization" of the Female Body in Western Culture},
  author={Diane Ponterotto},
  year={2016}
}
  • Diane Ponterotto
  • Published 2016
  • Psychology, Sociology
  • Introduction Power relations can materially penetrate the body in depth, without depending even on the mediation of the subject's own representation.--Michel Foucault (3) The purpose of this study is to discuss some aspects of the representation of female corporeity in Western culture, a representation universally recognized as having been constructed and developed through a gender ideology at the service of the institutions of patriarchy, and covertly disseminated through the imposed and… CONTINUE READING

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