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Title Deviant bodies : critical perspectives on difference in science and popular culture / edited by Jennifer Terry and Jacqueline Urla.

Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1995]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.4 DEVI    AVAILABLE
 UniM Bail  306.4 DEVI    DUE 28-03-20
Physical description vi, 416 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Race, gender, and science.
Race, gender, and science.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Mapping Embodied Deviance / Jacqueline Urla and Jennifer Terry -- 1. Gender, Race, and Nation: The Comparative Anatomy of "Hottentot" Women in Europe, 1815-1817 / Anne Fausto-Sterling -- 2. Framed: The Deaf in the Harem / Nicholas Mirzoeff -- 3. Colonizing and Transforming the Criminal Tribesman: The Salvation Army in British India / Rachel J. Tolen -- 4. This Norm Which Is Not One: Reading the Female Body in Lombroso's Anthropology / David G. Horn -- 5. Anxious Slippages between "Us" and "Them": A Brief History of the Scientific Search for Homosexual Bodies / Jennifer Terry -- 6. The Destruction of "Lives Not Worth Living" / Robert N. Proctor -- 7. Domesticity in the Federal Indian Schools: The Power of Authority over Mind and Body / K. Tsianina Lomawaima -- 8. Nymphomania: The Historical Construction of Female Sexuality / Carol Groneman -- 9. Theatres of Madness / Susan Jahoda.
10. The Anthropometry of Barbie: Unsettling Ideals of the Feminine Body in Popular Culture / Jacqueline Urla and Alan C. Swedlund -- 11. Regulated Passions: The Invention of Inhibited Sexual Desire and Sexual Addiction / Janice M. Irvine -- 12. Between Innocence and Safety: Epidemiologic and Popular Constructions of Young People's Need for Safe Sex / Cindy Patton -- 13. The Hen That Can't Lay an Egg (Bu Xia Dan de Mu Ji): Conceptions of Female Infertility in Modern China / Lisa Handwerker -- 14. The Media-ted Gene: Stories of Gender and Race / Dorothy Nelkin and M. Susan Lindee.
Other author Terry, Jennifer, 1958-
Urla, Jacqueline.
Subject Human body -- Social aspects.
Human body -- Public opinion.
Deviant behavior.
Social norms.
Social values.
ISBN 0253328985 (cl : alk. paper)
0253209757 (pa : alk. paper)