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Author Lowe, Donald M.

Title The body in late-capitalist USA / Donald M. Lowe.

Published Durham : Duke University Press, 1995.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.4 BODY    AVAILABLE
Physical description 197 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [179]-192) and index.
Contents Introduction: Language, Body Practices, and the Social -- 1. Production Practices. a. Flexible Accumulation and the Labor Market. b. Cybernetic Systems and the Labor Process. c. The Discipline of Neoclassical Economics -- 2. Consumption Practices. a. Product Characteristics and Use Value. b. Image in Late-Capitalist Advertising. c. The Consumption of Lifestyle. d. The Semiotics of Late-Capitalist Commodity -- 3. The Hegemony of Exchangist Practices -- 4. Social Reproduction Practices. a. Changing Household and the Politics of "The Family" b. Re-Racialization. c. The Body and Bio-Technical Systems -- 5. Sexuality and Gender Construction. a. Gender and Sexuality. b. Sexual Lifestyle and Late-Capitalist Consumption. c. Gender Construction in Late Capitalism -- 6. Redisciplining the Subject. a. The Discourse of Psychiatry. b. Changing Mental Health Practices. c. The Bounds of Psychopathology -- Retrospect: The Problematic of the Body in Late Capitalism.
Subject Capitalism -- United States.
Human body -- Social aspects.
Families -- United States.
Sex role -- United States.
Mental health -- United States.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-
Variant Title Body in late-capitalist United States of America.
ISBN 0822316609 (alk. paper)
0822316722 (paperback: alk. paper)