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Foucault's Futures: A Critique of Reproductive Reason

Penelope Deutscher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231176415
eISBN:
9780231544559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176415.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In Foucault's Futures, Penelope Deutscher reconsiders the role of procreation in Foucault's thought, especially its proximity to risk, mortality, and death. She brings together his work on sexuality ... More


Parentage

Stephen Cretney

in Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280919
eISBN:
9780191713170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280919.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

This chapter deals with the problems of deciding who should be treated as a child’s ‘parent’. At first, there was no alternative to using ‘presumptions’ — for example, that a husband was the father ... More


Reproduction on the Reservation: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Colonialism in the Long Twentieth Century

Brianna Theobald

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653167
eISBN:
9781469653181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653167.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This pathbreaking book documents the transformation of reproductive practices and politics on Indian reservations from the late nineteenth century to the present, integrating a localized history of ... More


Representation, Reproduction and Intention

Christopher Hutton

in Language, Meaning and the Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633500
eISBN:
9780748671489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633500.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter looks at legal dilemmas in relation to representation, and the question of how and whether law is concerned with the intention of the person producing or circulating an image. It looks ... More


Undocuments: Reproduction at the Margins

Laura Harris

in Experiments in Exile: C. L. R. James, Helio Oiticica, and the Aesthetic Sociality of Blackness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279784
eISBN:
9780823281480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279784.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In this chapter I examine what was produced by way of the work or working in the organization/organ and the nests: an effusion of documents, largely proposals for projects that have yet to be ... More


Gendering swimming

Karen Throsby

in Immersion: Marathon Swimming, Embodiment and Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099625
eISBN:
9781526114976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099625.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the ways in which marathon swimming is gendered. It argues that in spite of an apolitical gloss which erases social differences in the interests of being ‘all swimmers ... More


Regulating Romance and Reproduction

Jocelyn Viterna

in Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

Public and private spheres merged in the FMLN camps, requiring commanders to regulate guerrillas’ family lives as well as military actions. Because men significantly outnumbered women, rules ... More


“This Death Which Is Not One”: the Death Penalty, Volume 1

Penelope Deutscher

in Foucault/Derrida Fifty Years Later: The Futures of Genealogy, Deconstruction, and Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231171953
eISBN:
9780231542999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171953.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In his recently published seminars, Derrida makes a number of comments about Foucauldian epistemes, ruptures, thresholds, blood, sex and biopolitics which suggest that he was always running late for ... More


Suspensions of Sex: Foucault and Derrida

Penelope Deutscher

in Foucault's Futures: A Critique of Reproductive Reason

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231176415
eISBN:
9780231544559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176415.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Consider the discussions of capital punishment and death penalties by French philosophers Michel Foucault and Jacques Derrida. Stages an intersection between the two philosophers in light of the fact ... More


Developing Scaffolds: An Introduction

Linnda R. Caporael, James R. Griesemer, and William C. Wimsatt

in Developing Scaffolds in Evolution, Culture, and Cognition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019552
eISBN:
9780262314787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019552.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This volume makes a substantive contribution to theoretical biology, and more specifically, a human evo-devo. Its aim is to tease out, recognize and classify scaffolding, a “missing concept,” broadly ... More


Sex in School: Educating the Junior High Students in Early Republican China

Jen-der Lee

in Gender, Health, and History in Modern East Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390908
eISBN:
9789888455096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390908.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Nearly two hundred volumes of physiology and hygiene textbooks, together with governmental and other materials, are investigated in this chapter to illuminate the intricacies in drawing the moral ... More


The Visibility of the Genetic Future

Helga Nowotny and Giuseppe Testa

in Naked Genes: Reinventing the Human in the Molecular Age

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262014939
eISBN:
9780262295802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014939.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter explores visibility as the defining feature enabled by the molecular gaze on life. Not only life is being recast through an ever expanding range of components (from genes to cells to ... More


‘Intellectual suicides’: The Man of Letters in Middlemarch

Christine Crockett Sharp

in The Male Body in Medicine and Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786940520
eISBN:
9781789629170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940520.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In her essay Christine Crockett Sharp addresses the body as afflicted by a debilitating search for knowledge and truth, which runs against the doctrine of Victorian muscular masculinity. ... More


Folding, Individuation and the Pleasurable Body

Frida Beckman

in Between Desire and Pleasure: A Deleuzian Theory of Sexuality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748645923
eISBN:
9780748689170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645923.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 3 explores the possibility of building a Deleuzian notion of a pleasurable body. With the help of contemporary thinkers of sexual bodies such as Elisabeth Grosz, Luciana Parisi, Lynn Margulis ... More


Aristotelian Causation, Reproduction, and Accident and Chance

Emanuela Bianchi

in The Feminine Symptom: Aleatory Matter in the Aristotelian Cosmos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262182
eISBN:
9780823266449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262182.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter addresses the relationship of sexual reproduction in Generation of Animals to Aristotle’s theory of the four causes in Physics II, seeking to investigate the causal context for the ... More


Necessity and Automaton: Aleatory Matter and the Feminine Symptom

Emanuela Bianchi

in The Feminine Symptom: Aleatory Matter in the Aristotelian Cosmos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262182
eISBN:
9780823266449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262182.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter undertakes an investigation of the various meanings of necessity in Aristotle, and further pursues the notion that aleatory matter might harbor its own source of motion. Aristotle’s ... More


Ephemeral Value and Disused Commodities

Sharon Luk

in Life of Paper: Letters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520296237
eISBN:
9780520968820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296237.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Five clarifies theoretically the overlaps and distinctions between problematizing contemporary mass incarceration in terms of capitalist production, on the one hand, and in terms of social ... More


Violent households: the family destabilized in The Monk (1796), Zofloya, or the Moor (1818), and Her Fearful Symmetry (2009)

Joanne Watkiss

in Gothic kinship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088605
eISBN:
9781781707203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088605.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 9 aligns anxieties regarding family lineage in Audrey Niffenegger’s Her Fearful Symmetry (2009) with similar anxieties in classic Gothic texts such as The Monk and Zofloya, or the Moor. ... More


Principles of Evolutionary Medicine

Peter Gluckman, Alan Beedle, Tatjana Buklijas, Felicia Low, and Mark Hanson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199663927
eISBN:
9780191823206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663927.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Evolutionary science is critical for an understanding of integrated human biology and is increasingly recognized as a core discipline by medical and public health professionals. Advances in the ... More


Introduction

Brianna Theobald

in Reproduction on the Reservation: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Colonialism in the Long Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653167
eISBN:
9781469653181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653167.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter introduces and defines several of the book’s key terms, including biological reproduction, colonialism, settler colonialism, and reproductive justice. Articulating the book’s overarching ... More


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