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New Reproductive Technologies And Disembodiment

Author : Carla Lam
ISBN : 9781317088066
Genre : Social Science
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With attention to the ways in which new reproductive technologies facilitate the gradual disembodiment of reproduction, this book reveals the paradox of women's reproductive experience in patriarchal cultures as being both, and often simultaneously, empowering and disempowering. A rich exploration of birth appropriation in the West, New Reproductive Technologies and Disembodiment investigates the assimilation of women's embodied power into patriarchal systems of symbolism, culture and politics through the inversion of women's and men's reproductive roles. Contending that new reproductive technologies represent another world historical moment, both in their forging of novel social relations and material processes of reproduction, and their manner of disembodying women in unprecedented ways - a disembodiment evident in recent visual and literary, popular and academic texts - this volume locates the roots of this disembodiment in western political discourse. A call to feminist political theory to re-remember the material dimensions of bodies and their philosophical significance, New Reproductive Technologies and Disembodiment will appeal to scholars of sociology, gender studies, political and social theory and the study of science, technology and health.

Immunological Discourse In Political Philosophy

Author : Inge Mutsaers
ISBN : 9781317118510
Genre : Social Science
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Given the propensity of contemporary protection measures such as counterterrorism efforts and fierce protection strategies against viral threats, as well as physical and legal barriers against migration, a number of political philosophers, including Peter Sloterdijk and Roberto Esposito, have claimed that contemporary (political) culture can be characterised by a so-called ’immunisation paradigm’. This book critically examines the intricate entanglement between biological immunological notions and their political philosophical appropriation, whilst studying the ’immunisation response’ to recent viral threats, including the Swine Flu pandemic of 2009 and the lab-bred Avian flu threat of 2012, to analyse immunisation as a biopolitical strategy. Offering insights into to the polarising tendencies in contemporary political culture resulting from the appropriation of immunological concepts in political thought, the author also shows how political philosophers tend to build on purely defensive understandings of immunity. As such, Immunological Discourse in Political Philosophy constitutes a theoretically sophisticated critique of the ’semantic trap’ caused by the use of immunological concepts in political philosophy. Arguing for a more versatile and less defensive immunological repertoire, which allows for the development of alternative and less polarised forms of political debate, this book will appeal to scholars of political theory, sociology, philosophy and science and technology studies.

Feministische Wissenschaftstheorie

Author : Sandra G. Harding
ISBN : 3886193845
Genre : Feminism
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Das Primat Der Wahrnehmung

Author : Maurice Merleau-Ponty
ISBN : 3518292765
Genre : Consciousness
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Bagdad Burning

Author : Riverbend
ISBN : 370173013X
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Visual Effects

Author : Barbara Flückiger
ISBN : STANFORD:36105122492775
Genre : Cinematography
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K Rper Von Gewicht

Author : Judith Butler
ISBN : 3518117378
Genre : Femininity
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Zami Eine Neue Schreibweise Meines Namens

Author : Audre Lorde
ISBN : 3897716038
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Frauen Die Letzte Kolonie

Author : Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen
ISBN : STANFORD:36105008642584
Genre : Women
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Die Fabrikation Von Erkenntnis

Author : Karin Knorr-Cetina
ISBN : STANFORD:36105029764177
Genre : Philosophy
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