DMCA. Copyrighted Work that you can Claim.
Base have 178 088 books.
Search: 


📙 Managing the Monstrous Feminine: Regulating the Reproductive Body by Jane M. Ussher — pdf free


Managing the Monstrous Feminine takes a unique approach to the study of the material and discursive practices associated with the construction and regulation of the female body. Jane Ussher examines the ways in which medicine, science, the law and popular culture combine to produce fictions about femininity, positioning the reproductive body as the source of women's power, danger and weakness.
Including sections on 'regulation', 'the subjectification of women' and 'women's negotiation and resistance', this book describes the construction of the 'monstrous feminine' in mythology, art, literature and film, revealing its implications for the regulation and experience of the fecund female body. Critical reviews are combined with case studies and extensive interview material to illuminate discussions of subjects including:

  • the regulation of women through the body
  • regimes of knowledge associated with reproduction
  • intersubjectivity and the body
  • women’s narratives of resistance.

These insights into the relation between the construction of the female body and women's subjectivity will be of interest to those studying health psychology, social psychology, medical sociology, gender studies and cultural studies. The book will also appeal to all those looking for a high-level introduction to contemporary feminist thought on the female body.



About book:

About file:

  • File size: 3 257 371
  • Format: pdf


Security code:
Download button

Similar books results


Better banking : understanding and addressing the failures in risk management, governance and regulation
Better banking : understanding and addressing the failures in risk management, governance and regulation free pdf by Docherty, Adrian; Viort, Franck

Why did the financial crisis happen? Why did no one see it coming? And how did our banks lose so much of our money? What's being done to sort out the banking industry? And will it work? These are the questions that industry experts Adrian Docherty and Fra...

Reproductive Genetics, Gender and the Body
Reproductive Genetics, Gender and the Body download pdf by E. Ettorre

This book is all about reproductive genetics, a sociological concept developed to define the use of DNA-based technologies in the medical management and supervision of reproduction and pregnant women. In a searching analysis, Elizabeth Ettorre uncovers th...

Water Quality: Guidelines, Standards and Health - Assessment of Risk and Risk Management for Water-related Infectious Diseases
Water Quality: Guidelines, Standards and Health - Assessment of Risk and Risk Management for Water-related Infectious Diseases pdf free by World Health Organization, Lorna Fewtrell, Jamie Bartram

The potential to increase consistency in approaches to assessment and management of water-related microbial hazards was tackled by an international group of experts concerned with drinking water, irrigation and wastewater use and recreational/bathing wate...

The 4-Week Ultimate Body Detox Plan: A Program for Greater Energy, Health, and Vitality
The 4-Week Ultimate Body Detox Plan: A Program for Greater Energy, Health, and Vitality epub download by Michelle Schoffro Cook

Michelle shares her compelling story of healing with wisdom and compassion as she gently guides you through this exceptional book. Read her book carefully and put into practice her simple, straightforward, commonsense principles, and you will be glad you ...

Brain, Body and Machine: Proceedings of an International Symposium on the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the McGill University Centre for Intelligent Machines
Brain, Body and Machine: Proceedings of an International Symposium on the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the McGill University Centre for Intelligent Machines epub download by Bruno Siciliano, Luigi Villani, Vincenzo Lippiello (auth.), Jorge Angeles, Benoit Boulet, James J. Clark, József Kövecses, Kaleem Siddiqi (eds.)

On the occasion of its 25th anniversary, McGill University's Centre for Intelligent Machines (CIM) invited outstanding researchers from academia and R\&D environments to discuss the state of the art in research areas of interest to CIM. The response is do...

Female body in mind : the interface between the female body and mental health
Female body in mind : the interface between the female body and mental health free download by Mervat Nasser

The Female Body in Mind introduces new ways of thinking about issues of women's mental health assessment and treatment. Its multidisciplinary approach incorporates social, psychological, biological and philosophical perspectives on the female body. The c...

Temperature Regulation
Temperature Regulation free download by S. A. Richards (auth.)

MANY aspects of physiology are best understood in terms of bodily reactions to environmental stress, and temperature is one of the most often encountered stress factors in the environment. The responses to temperature can involve practically all of the or...

Radioactive Waste Management and Contaminated Site Clean-Up. Processes, Technologies and International Experience
Radioactive Waste Management and Contaminated Site Clean-Up. Processes, Technologies and International Experience free epub by W.E. Lee, M.I. Ojovan and C. Jantzen (Eds.)

Radioactive waste management and contaminated site clean-up reviews radioactive waste management processes, technologies, and international experiences. Part one explores the fundamentals of radioactive waste including sources, characterisation, and proce...

Innovations in Quantitative Risk Management: TU München, September 2013
Innovations in Quantitative Risk Management: TU München, September 2013 free epub by Kathrin Glau, Matthias Scherer, Rudi Zagst (eds.)

Quantitative models are omnipresent –but often controversially discussed– in todays risk management practice. New regulations, innovative financial products, and advances in valuation techniques provide a continuous flow of challenging problems for financial...

Computer Networks: A Systems Approach
Computer Networks: A Systems Approach pdf free by Larry L. Peterson, Bruce S. Davie

Computer Networks: A Systems Approach is a carefully focused revision of the best-selling first edition, updated to incorporate user feedback and reflect the most recent changes in networking technology.Inside, a systems approach focused on the Internet p...

computer repair with diagnostic flowcharts
computer repair with diagnostic flowcharts epub download by Morris Rosenthal

The updated edition of the classic visual manual for troubleshooting PC hardware problems. Morris Rosenthal creates a visual expert system for diagnosing component failure and identifying conflicts. The seventeen diagnostic flowcharts at the core of this ...

Computer Network Security: Third International Workshop on Mathematical Methods, Models, and Architectures for Computer Network Security, MMM-ACNS 2005, St. Petersburg, Russia, September 24-28, 2005. Proceedings
Computer Network Security: Third International Workshop on Mathematical Methods, Models, and Architectures for Computer Network Security, MMM-ACNS 2005, St. Petersburg, Russia, September 24-28, 2005. Proceedings free pdf by Naranker Dulay, Emil Lupu, Morris Sloman, Joe Sventek, Nagwa Badr, Stephen Heeps (auth.), Vladimir Gorodetsky, Igor Kotenko, Victor Skormin (eds.)

This volume contains papers presented at the 3rd International Workshop on Mathematical Methods, Models and Architectures for Computer Network - curity (MMM-ACNS 2005) held in St. Petersburg, Russia, during September 25–27, 2005. The workshop was organize...

Computer Processing of Oriental Languages. Beyond the Orient: The Research Challenges Ahead: 21st International Conference, ICCPOL 2006, Singapore, December
Computer Processing of Oriental Languages. Beyond the Orient: The Research Challenges Ahead: 21st International Conference, ICCPOL 2006, Singapore, December free download by Yuji Matsumoto, Richard Sproat, Kam-Fai Wong, Min Zhang

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computer Processing of Oriental Languages, ICCPOL 2006, held in Singapore in December 2006, colocated with ISCSLP 2006, the 5th International Symposium on Ch...

Computer Network Security: 5th International Conference on Mathematical Methods, Models and Architectures for Computer Network Security, MMM-ACNS 2010, St. Petersburg, Russia, September 8-10, 2010. Proceedings
Computer Network Security: 5th International Conference on Mathematical Methods, Models and Architectures for Computer Network Security, MMM-ACNS 2010, St. Petersburg, Russia, September 8-10, 2010. Proceedings free pdf by Hervé Debar, Nizar Kheir, Nora Cuppens-Boulahia, Frédéric Cuppens (auth.), Igor Kotenko, Victor Skormin (eds.)

This volume contains papers presented at the 5th International Conference on Mat- matical Methods, Models and Architectures for Computer Network Security (MMM-ACNS 2010) held in St. Petersburg, Russia, during September 8-10, 2010. The conference was organ...

Computer Performance Engineering: 6th European Performance Engineering Workshop, EPEW 2009 London, UK, July 9-10, 2009 Proceedings
Computer Performance Engineering: 6th European Performance Engineering Workshop, EPEW 2009 London, UK, July 9-10, 2009 Proceedings pdf free by Gianfranco Balbo, Massimiliano De Pierro (auth.), Jeremy T. Bradley (eds.)

This volume constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th European Performance Engineering Workshop, EPEW 2009, held in London, UK during July 9-10, 2009. The 13 full papers and 4 short papers presented in this volume, together with the abstract of one ...

Computer Performance Engineering: 7th European Performance Engineering Workshop, EPEW 2010, Bertinoro, Italy, September 23-24, 2010. Proceedings
Computer Performance Engineering: 7th European Performance Engineering Workshop, EPEW 2010, Bertinoro, Italy, September 23-24, 2010. Proceedings pdf free by Marco Roccetti, Gustavo Marfia (auth.), Alessandro Aldini, Marco Bernardo, Luciano Bononi, Vittorio Cortellessa (eds.)

This volume contains the proceedings of the 7th European Performance En- neering Workshop (EPEW 2010), held in Bertinoro, Italy, on September 23–24, 2010. The purpose of this workshop series is to gather academic and industrial researchers working on all ...

Computer Safety, Reliability, and Security: 28th International Conference, SAFECOMP 2009, Hamburg, Germany, September 15-18, 2009. Proceedings
Computer Safety, Reliability, and Security: 28th International Conference, SAFECOMP 2009, Hamburg, Germany, September 15-18, 2009. Proceedings free download by Anne E. Haxthausen (auth.), Bettina Buth, Gerd Rabe, Till Seyfarth (eds.)

Computer-based systems have become omnipresent commodities within our - vironment. While for a large variety of these systems such as transportation systems, nuclear or chemical plants, or medical systems their relation to safety is obvious, we often do n...

Computer Safety, Reliability, and Security: 31st International Conference, SAFECOMP 2012, Magdeburg, Germany, September 25-28, 2012. Proceedings
Computer Safety, Reliability, and Security: 31st International Conference, SAFECOMP 2012, Magdeburg, Germany, September 25-28, 2012. Proceedings free download by Ewen Denney, Ganesh Pai (auth.), Frank Ortmeier, Peter Daniel (eds.)

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Computer Safety, Reliability, and Security, SAFECOMP 2012, held in Magdeburg, Germany, in September 2012. The 33 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed a...

Computer Organization and Assembly Language Programming
Computer Organization and Assembly Language Programming download pdf by James L. Peterson and Werner Rheinboldt (Auth.)