Corpus: An Interdisciplinary Reader on Bodies and Knowledge by Monica J. Casper

By Monica J. Casper

Corpus begins with the argument that conventional disciplines are not able to totally understand the physique and embodiment and asserts that serious examine of those issues urgently calls for interdisciplinary methods. The collection's thirteen formerly unpublished essays grapple with where of our bodies in a number twenty-first century wisdom practices, together with trauma, surveillance, getting older, fats, foodstuff, feminist technoscience, dying, biopolitics, and race, between others. The book's projected viewers comprises lecturers and students of our bodies and embodiment, interdisciplinary students and practitioners, and students drawn to the any of the substantial content material coated within the booklet. the gathering should be of curiosity to an individual studying or writing within the parts of: cultural stories; queer, gender and sexuality reviews; physique and tool; biopolitics; intersectional techniques to the physique; anthropology of the physique; sociology of the physique; embodiment and house; electronic our bodies; anthropology of data creation; well-being, affliction, and drugs stories; technology, wisdom, and know-how reviews; and philosophy and social theory.

Table of Contents
Paisley Currah and Monica J. Casper, Bringing Forth the Body
Michelle Murphy, dispensed Reproduction
Dylan Rodríguez, Multiculturalist White Supremacy and the Substructure of the Body
Jonathan Xavier Inda, Materializing wish: Racial prescribed drugs, ache our bodies, and organic Citizenship
Darcy Freedman, Embodying nutrition reports: Unpacking the methods We develop into What We devour
Kathleen LeBesco, Epistemologies of Fatness: The Political Contours of Embodiment in fats Studies
Lisa Jean Moore and Lara Rodriguez, Identities with out our bodies: The New Sexuality Studies
Diana Mincyte, "The insects of the Earth": Reflections on Nature, energy, and the Laboring Body
Shoshana Magnet, The Audible physique: RFIDs, Surveillance, and physically Scrutiny
Mary Kosut, digital physique amendment: Embodiment, identification and Nonconforming Avatars
Maurice Stevens, Trauma's crucial Bodies
Stephen Katz, carry On!: Falling, Embodiment and the Materiality of outdated Age
George Sanders, The Gimmick: or, The efficient hard work of Non-living Bodies

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Org/ Such correlations are listed in the “factsheet” of the Nike campaign, but are also endemic in the field of development studies. girleffect. org/#/fact_sheet/ Lawrence Summers, “Investing in All the People,” in Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank (1992), Lawrence Summers, “The Most Influential Investment,” Scientific American 267, no. 2 (1992) 132. Murphy, Seizing the Means of Reproduction. Suzanne Bergeron, Fragments of Development: Nation, Gender, and the Space of Modernity (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2004); Timothy Mitchell, “The Work of Economics: How a Discipline Makes Its World,” European Journal of Sociology 47, no.

267–268. Pierre Bourdieu, Outline of a Theory of Practice (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1977), 166. Michel Foucault, Security, Territory, Population: Lectures at the Collège de France 1977–1978, translated by Graham Burchell (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007), 45–46. Michel Foucault, “Society Must Be Defended”: Lectures at the Collège de France 1975–76, translated by David Macey (New York: Picador, 2003), 249. Monica J. Casper and Lisa Jean Moore, Missing Bodies: The Politics of Visibility (New York: New York University Press, 2009).

Fortunately for my project, there is a long history of understanding reproduction as a process of aggregate living being. “Reproduction” as a term that applies to biology emerged in the eighteenth century, amid the revolutionary installation of liberal politics that enshrined individuality and private property during the dawn of industrial capitalism. Reproduction has been simultaneously a term that describes the maintenance of species being and a term that describes the maintenance of the relations that constitute Distributed Reproduction 27 capital accumulation.

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