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Title Embodied resistance : challenging the norms, breaking the rules / edited by Chris Bobel and Samantha Kwan
Published Nashville, Tenn. : Vanderbilt University Press, [2011]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  306.4 Bob/Erc  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 268 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents The specter of excess : race, class, and gender in women's body / Breanne Fahs and Denise A. Delgado -- "Is that any way to treat a lady?" : the dominatrix's dungeon / Danielle J. Lindemann -- "Cruisin' for a bruisin'" : women's flat track roller derby / Natalie M. Peluso -- Becoming a female-to-male transgender (FTM) in South Korea / Tari Youngjung Na and Hae Yeon Choo -- Challenging marginalization -- "Give me a boa and some bling!" : red hat society members commanding -- Visibility in the public sphere / M. Elise Radina, Lydia K. Manning, Marybeth C. Stalp, and Annette Lynch -- Fat. Hairy. Sexy : contesting standards of beauty and sexuality in the gay community / Nathaniel C. Pyle and Noa Logan Klein -- Belly dancing mommas : challenging cultural discourses of maternity / Angela M. Moe -- "It's important to show your colors" : counter-heteronormativity in a metropolitan community church / J. Edward Sumerau and Douglas P. Schrock -- Defying authoritative knowledges and conventional wisdom -- Anorexia as a choice : constructing a new community of health and beauty through pro-Ana websites / Abigail Richardson and Elizabeth Cherry -- Public mothers and private practices : breastfeeding as transgression / Jennifer A. Reich -- "It's hard to say" : moving beyond the mystery of female genital pain / Christine Labuski -- "What I had to do to survive" : self-injurers' bodily emotion work / Margaret Leaf and Douglas P. Schrock -- Negotiating boundaries and meanings -- The politics of the stall : transgender and genderqueer workers negotiating "the bathroom question" / Catherine Connell -- The everyday resistance of vegetarianism / Samantha Kwan and Louise Marie Roth -- Menopausal and misbehaving : when women "flash" in front of others / Heather E. Dillaway -- The transformation of bodily practices among religious defectors / Lynn Davidman
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Human body -- Social aspects.
Mind and body.
Manners and customs.
Women -- Psychology.
Author Bobel, Chris, 1963-
Kwan, Samantha.
LC no. 2011003007
ISBN 9780826517869 (cloth edition : alk. paper)
0826517862 (cloth edition : alk. paper)
9780826517876 (paperbackedition : alk. paper)
0826517870 (paperbackedition : alk. paper)