Material Feminisms

ISBN-10: 0253219469
ISBN-13: 9780253219466
Edition: 2007
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List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 1/2/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Offers a robust understanding of materiality from a feminist point of view

Stacy Alaimo is Associate Professor of English at the University of Texas at Arlington. She is author of Undomesticated Ground: Recasting Nature as Feminist Space and editor (with Susan Hekman) of Material Feminisms (IUP, 2008).

Susan Hekman is Professor of Political Science and Director of Graduate Humanities at the University of Texas at Arlington. She is author of Private Selves, Public Identities and The Future of Differences. She edited Feminist Interpretations of Michel Foucault and (with Stacy Alaimo) Material Feminisms (IUP, 2007).

Introduction: Emerging Models of Materiality in Feminist Theory
Material Theory
Darwin and Feminism: Preliminary Investigations for a Possible Alliance
On Not Becoming Man: The Materialist Politics of Unactualized Potential
Constructing the Ballast: An Ontology for Feminism
Posthumanist Performativity: Toward an Understanding of How Matter Comes to Matter
Material World
Otherworldly Conversations, Terran Topics, Local Terms
Viscous Porosity: Witnessing Katrina
Natural Convers(at)ions: Or, What if Culture was Really Nature all Along?
Trans-Corporeal Feminisms and the Ethical Space of Nature
Landscape, Memory, and Forgetting: Thinking Through (my Mother's) Body and Place
Material Bodies
Disability Experience on Trial
How Real Is Race?
From Race/Sex/Etc. To Glucose, Feeding Tube, and Mourning: The Shifting Matter of Chicana Feminism
Organic Empathy: Feminism, Psychopharmaceuticals, and the Embodiment of Depression
Cassie's Hair
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