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Beschreibung des Verlags

Blood Stories focuses on menarche as a central aspect of body politics in contemporary US society, emphasizing that women are integrated into the social and sexual order through the body. Using oral and written narratives of 104 diverse women, the authors address the central question of how menarche as a bodily event signifying womanhood takes on cultural significance in a society that devalues women. Exploring issues of contamination and concealment and the sexualization of women's bodies that occurs at menarche, the authors emphasize how the politics of gender are negotiated on/through women's bodies.

GENRE
Sachbücher
ERSCHIENEN
2015
22. Dezember
SPRACHE
EN
Englisch
UMFANG
208
Seiten
VERLAG
Taylor and Francis
GRÖSSE
4,5
 MB

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