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Body Politics I: Reproductive Rights Policy

Amy G. Mazur

in Theorizing Feminist Policy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246724
eISBN:
9780191599859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246726.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the first section, the analysis defines the general feminist aims and parameters of the first type of Body Politics Policy: Reproductive Rights Policy. It then discusses the range and timing of ... More


Body Politics II: Sexuality and Violence Policy

Amy G. Mazur

in Theorizing Feminist Policy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246724
eISBN:
9780191599859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246726.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the first section, the analysis defines the general feminist aims and parameters of the second type of Body Politics Policy: Sexuality and Violence Policy. It then discusses the range and timing ... More


“Dance Drills, Faith Spills”: Islam, Body Politics, and Dangdut in Post-Suharto Indonesia

Andrew N. Weintraub

in Dangdut Stories: A Social and Musical History of Indonesia's Most Popular Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395662
eISBN:
9780199863549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395662.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

This chapter addresses the shifting ground of politics, religion, and media that occurred after the fall of Suharto's New Order regime in 1998. Within this context, the body of female dangdut ... More


Flesh and Spirit: Bibles, Beauty, and Bikinis

Karen W. Tice

in Queens of Academe: Beauty Pageants and Campus Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842780
eISBN:
9780199933440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842780.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The recent infusion of religiosity and spirituality in national beauty pageants is registered on college campuses as many contestants increasingly use college beauty pageants for divine purposes. ... More


In Body

Tilo Schabert

in The Second Birth: On the Political Beginnings of Human Existence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226038056
eISBN:
9780226185156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185156.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The very fact that human beings share a space, in which their bodies, as physical masses, cannot occupy the same place, raises the need for political existence. This is because bodily existence is ... More


Conclusion: Rethinking Body Politics: Maya Gonzàlez and Diane Gamboa

Suzanne Bost

in Encarnacion: Illness and Body Politics in Chicana Feminist Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230846
eISBN:
9780823241101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230846.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Bodies exchange cells with their environments without losing coherence, and the passage of blood, food, and air reveals bodies to be intertwined with the space around them, absorbing some elements ... More


Dream or Nightmare?: Theories and Histories of Egg Donation in the United States

Erin Heidt-Forsythe

in Between Families and Frankenstein: The Politics of Egg Donation in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298187
eISBN:
9780520970434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298187.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines two major frameworks—body and morality politics—that explain the diverse politics of egg donation. At different moments in the history and regulation of egg donation, these ... More


Introduction

Erin Heidt-Forsythe

in Between Families and Frankenstein: The Politics of Egg Donation in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298187
eISBN:
9780520970434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298187.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Egg donation in the United States has been characterized as a “wild west”—there are no regulations that limit the expanding commercial markets in egg donation. Contesting this conventional thinking, ... More


Between Families and Frankenstein: The Politics of Egg Donation in the United States

Erin Heidt-Forsythe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298187
eISBN:
9780520970434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298187.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In this book, I undertake the first comprehensive theoretical and empirical analysis of the politics of the “wild west” of egg donation in the United States. If egg donation is so publicly ... More


‘Angry grrrl zines’: Riot grrrl and body politics from the early 1990s

Laura Cofield

in Ripped, torn and cut: Pop, politics and punk fanzines from 1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120595
eISBN:
9781526138835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120595.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The aim of this chapter is to explore how the psychic and the social intersect within riot grrrls’ reframing of the gendered body. It highlights how the fanzine context further complicated such a ... More


Religious Bodies Politic: Rituals of Sovereignty in Buryat Buddhism

Anya Bernstein

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226072555
eISBN:
9780226072692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072692.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book explores religious transformation among a Siberian people known as Buryats across changing political economies. It argues that under conditions of rapid social transformation such as those ... More


The End of the Line

David Der-wei Wang

in The Monster That Is History: History, Violence, and Fictional Writing in Twentieth-Century China

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231405
eISBN:
9780520937246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231405.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines Chinese body politics, focusing on the fact that certain writers ended their work by ending their life. It describes the suicide of three poets: Wen Jie during the Cultural ... More


Statecraft Is Always Soul Craft: Egg Donation Politics in Four States

Erin Heidt-Forsythe

in Between Families and Frankenstein: The Politics of Egg Donation in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298187
eISBN:
9780520970434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298187.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

To understand the ways that egg donation is framed—that is, the ways that stakeholders define problems, diagnose causes for those problems, make judgments, and suggest policy remedies—this chapter ... More


Must We Burn Lars von Trier?: Antichrist

Lori J. Marso

in Politics, Theory, and Film: Critical Encounters with Lars von Trier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190600181
eISBN:
9780190600211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600181.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the feminist elements in von Trier’s Antichrist (2009). The film itself is rife with images of sexual violence and bodies in pain—to say nothing of its suffering heroine—making ... More


Body Issues in Wonder Woman 90–100 (1994–1995): Good Girls, Bad Girls, Macho Men

Joan Ormrod

in The Woman Fantastic in Contemporary American Media Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496808714
eISBN:
9781496808752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808714.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Joan Ormrod begins the section with “Body Issues in Wonder Woman 90-100 (1994-1995): Good Girls, Bad Girls, Macho Men.” In an era that saw the emergence of violent, silicone-breasted, wasp-waisted ... More


Sexuality

Emma Young

in Contemporary Feminism and Women's Short Stories

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474427739
eISBN:
9781474444965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427739.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Extending the theoretical lens further, this final chapter moves beyond the initial discussions of gender to consider the significance of sexuality in contemporary feminisms. After some initial ... More


Disciplining the Monastic Body: Buryat Monks and Nuns

Anya Bernstein

in Religious Bodies Politic: Rituals of Sovereignty in Buryat Buddhism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226072555
eISBN:
9780226072692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072692.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter brings us back to the Drepung Monastery in southern India, where since 1989, many Buryat novices travelled to receive their religious education. It focuses on the older group of Buryat ... More


House holding and Evangelical Ecology

Alex M. Nading

in Mosquito Trails: "Ecology, Health, and the Politics of Entanglement"

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282612
eISBN:
9780520958562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282612.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Dominant public-health narratives about dengue suggest that bodies in a given endemic environment may be differently exposed to the risk of infection. The concept of “exposure” normally hinges upon ... More


Thinking of Beauty Transnationally

Alvaro Jarrín

in Biopolitics of Beauty: Cosmetic Citizenship and Affective Capital in Brazil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293878
eISBN:
9780520967212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293878.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter reflects on the transnational dimensions of beauty. Beautification can be thought of as a global industry that takes on very different registers depending on the specific ... More


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