There is a body of highly sophisticated knowledge that is handed down from one generation to the next. Regular assaults against transgender people by police and private individuals, and gang attacks on gay men, go unpunished. However, in Jamaica, obesity is more culturally acceptable among women because excess weight gain is associated with maternity and nurturing Harassment in schools and silence in curricula are regional concerns. Diet culture and obesity in northern Africa.
Focusing on gendered agency in heterogeneous spaces and spheres of life across the globe, contributors build a multidimensional picture of globalization. Recommendable reading for everyone who wants to move beyond the paradigm of globalization as linear and top down.
Centre for International Development Issues The Gender Question in Globalization. As these ideas circulate in official documents and scientific writings, they settle practically as truths. This challenging and unique book is amongst the first to deconstruct these orthodoxies, using a multi-layered gender analysis where globalization is not treated as a linear and top-down process with a known outcome and a pre-conceived definition of gender.
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New Releases. Divided into five parts, the first part, 'Bodies Modified and Divided' considers how the production, regulation, policing and maintenance of borders physical, social, sexual, political, religious, etc.
Part two, 'Capital Bodies', extends the state's concern with the flows of bodies that make up the nation to consider how they are enrolled in the complex structures of capitalist exchange that form the basis for maintaining and contesting a set of relationships between states and markets. Part four, 'Sovereignty and Surveillance', develops themes of deviancy and resistance by considering the impact of new technologies both on the intimate regulatory reach of states into and across bodies and on the nature of embodiment itself.
Finally, Part five, 'The Body Virtual', examines the impact of new technologies and online spaces both on the intimate regulatory reach of states into and across bodies and on the nature of embodiment itself. A varied collection of essays that address important and complex topics in a readable and creative way.
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