Embodying identities: Culture, differences and social theory

Embodying identities: Culture, differences and social theory

by Victor Jeleniewski Seidler

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ISBN-13: 9781847423818
Publisher: Policy Press at the Univ of Bristol
Publication date: 04/01/2010
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author


Victor Jeleniewski Seidler, Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London

Table of Contents

Glossary vi

Acknowledgements xiv

Preface xvi

1 Introduction: identities, bodies and differences 1

2 Challenges: complexities / diversity / self-worth 15

3 Histories: beliefs / diasporas / belongings 27

4 Experiences: realities / psychologies / discourse 41

5 Differences: feminisms / enemies / equalities 53

6 Genders: desires / self-rejection / recognition 69

7 Explorations:'race' / violence / shame 81

8 Transformations: masculinities / choices / futures 95

9 Conflicts: complexity / cultures / youth 111

10 Rejections: shame / fear / hatred 129

11 Postmodernities: individualisms / performances /sexualities 145

12 Spaces: virtual worlds / technologies / globalisation 159

13 Conclusion: Embodied identities: experience, power, difference/s and social theory 183

Bibliography 193

Index 221

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