Governing the female body : gender, health and networks of power / edited by Lori Reed and Paula Saukko.

by Reed, Lori StephensLooking glass; Saukko, PaulaLooking glass.

Publisher: Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, [2010]Description: vi, 310 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781438429533; 9781438429526.Subject(s): Women -- Health and hygieneLooking glass | Women -- PsychologyLooking glass | Women's studiesLooking glass | Feminism -- United StatesLooking glass
Contents:
Governing the female body : three dimensions of power / Paula Saukko and Lori Reed -- "It's down to you" : psychology, magazine culture and governing female bodies / Lisa Blackman -- Beyond pill scares? Internet discussions on genetic thrombophilia and gendered contradictions of bioindividuality / Paula Saukko -- Gender, pathology, spectale : internet addiction and the cultural organization of "healthy" computer use / Lori Reed -- Pink Ribbons Inc. : the emergence of cause-related marketing and the corporatization of the breast cancer movement / Samantha King -- Regulation through the postfeminist pharmacy : promotional discourse and menstruation / Joshua Gunn & Mary Douglas Vavrus -- Productive bodies : women, work and depression / Kristin Swenson -- 'The pill' in Puerto Rico and the mainland United States : negotiating discourses of risk and decolonization / Laura Briggs -- Bio-political media : population communications international and the governing of reproductive health / Ronald W. Greene and David Breshears -- Disciplining the ethnic body : Latinidad, hybridized bodies, and transnational identity / Angharad N. Valdivia and Isabel Molina -- "Doing what comes naturally"-negotiating normality in accounts of IVF-failure / Karen Throsby -- Sado/masochism and the re/production of femininity / Barbara Mennel -- Beyond XX and XY : living genomic sex / Ingrid Holme.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

A feminist and Foucauldian analysis of a variety of emerging gendered discourses.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Governing the female body : three dimensions of power / Paula Saukko and Lori Reed -- "It's down to you" : psychology, magazine culture and governing female bodies / Lisa Blackman -- Beyond pill scares? Internet discussions on genetic thrombophilia and gendered contradictions of bioindividuality / Paula Saukko -- Gender, pathology, spectale : internet addiction and the cultural organization of "healthy" computer use / Lori Reed -- Pink Ribbons Inc. : the emergence of cause-related marketing and the corporatization of the breast cancer movement / Samantha King -- Regulation through the postfeminist pharmacy : promotional discourse and menstruation / Joshua Gunn & Mary Douglas Vavrus -- Productive bodies : women, work and depression / Kristin Swenson -- 'The pill' in Puerto Rico and the mainland United States : negotiating discourses of risk and decolonization / Laura Briggs -- Bio-political media : population communications international and the governing of reproductive health / Ronald W. Greene and David Breshears -- Disciplining the ethnic body : Latinidad, hybridized bodies, and transnational identity / Angharad N. Valdivia and Isabel Molina -- "Doing what comes naturally"-negotiating normality in accounts of IVF-failure / Karen Throsby -- Sado/masochism and the re/production of femininity / Barbara Mennel -- Beyond XX and XY : living genomic sex / Ingrid Holme.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Lori Reed is an independent scholar living in Washington, DC.

Paula Saukko is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Loughborough University in the United Kingdom. She is the author of The Anorexic Self: A Personal, Political Analysis of a Diagnostic Discourse, also published by SUNY Press, and Doing Research in Cultural Studies: An Introduction to Classical and New Methodological Approaches.

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