The naked word: The trans-corporeal ethics of the protesting body

@article{Alaimo2010TheNW,
  title={The naked word: The trans-corporeal ethics of the protesting body},
  author={Stacy Alaimo},
  journal={Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory},
  year={2010},
  volume={20},
  pages={15 - 36}
}
  • Stacy Alaimo
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology
  • Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory
  • This essay brings feminist corporeal theories and material feminisms to bear upon the many naked protests occurring worldwide, asking how the naked body functions within these events. While most feminist corporeal theories remain within the demarcation of the Human, the naked protests considered here extend human corporeality into actual places, enacting nakedness as an ethical performance of vulnerability–the allied, mutual vulnerabilities of human/animal/environment. Taking up the concept of… CONTINUE READING

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