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Sex, Violence and the Body - The Erotics of Wounding

of: V. Burr, J. Hearn

Palgrave Macmillan, 2008

ISBN: 9780230228399 , 242 Pages

Format: PDF

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Price: 89,99 EUR

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Sex, Violence and the Body - The Erotics of Wounding


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.

JENNY ALEXANDER is working as an Investigative Researcher at the Advertising Standards Authority in London, UK VIV BURR is Reader in Psychology, University of Huddersfield, UK TIM EDWARDS is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Leicester, UK JEFF HEARN is Professor, University of Huddersfield, UK; Linköping University, Sweden; and Swedish School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland SHEILA JEFFREYS is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Melbourne, Australia MICHELLE JONES is employed in practice-based evaluation positions within the area of men's violence ULLA ANGKJÆR JØRGENSEN is Associate Professor of Art History at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norwary TAINA KINNUNEN works as a University Lecturer of Cultural Anthropology at the University of Oulu, Finland MONA LIVHOLTS is Senior Lecturer in Social Work and Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Social Work, Mid Sweden University, Sweden ANTHONY MCCOSKER is Research Fellow in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne, Australia ANI RITCHIE is Senior Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies, Southampton Solent University, UK VICTORIA ROBINSON is Senior Lecturer in Sociology, University of Sheffield, UK