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Sex, Violence, and the Body: The Erotics of Wounding
     

Sex, Violence, and the Body: The Erotics of Wounding

by Vivien Burr
 
This unique book examines the relationship between wounding and sexuality, bringing together issues around sexuality, gender, power, violence and representations. Drawing on a range of disciplines including cultural and media studies, sociology and psychology, it explores social practices such as S&M, cosmetic surgery and extreme sports.

Overview

This unique book examines the relationship between wounding and sexuality, bringing together issues around sexuality, gender, power, violence and representations. Drawing on a range of disciplines including cultural and media studies, sociology and psychology, it explores social practices such as S&M, cosmetic surgery and extreme sports.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230268500
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/30/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
518 KB

Meet the Author



VIV BURR is Reader in Psychology at the University of Huddersfield, UK. Her research interests include social constructionism, gender and cultural studies. Her books include: Invitation to Personal Construct Psychology (with Trevor Butt); An Introduction to Social Constructionism and Gender and Social Psychology.
 
JEFF HEARN is Professor in Gender Studies (Critical Studies on Men), Linkping University, Sweden, Professor, Swedish School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland, and University of Huddersfield, UK. His many publications include Sex at Work (with Wendy Parkin), The Violences of Men and Handbook of Studies on Men and Masculinities (co-editor).

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