Body work : troubling bodies

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Wolkowitz, Carol (2014)
  • Publisher: COMPAS
  • Subject: HM

Migration and bodies are linked: it is embodied persons who migrate, and who experience gains and tragedies in embodied forms. Our bodies are physical, biologically-based entities, but they are also our way of being in the world and of experiencing ourselves, other people, and the world around us.
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    Widding Isaksen, L. (2002) 'Masculine Dignity and the Dirty Body', Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research, 10 (2): 137-46.

    Wolkowitz, C., et al. (eds.) (2013) Body/Sex/Work: Intimate, Embodied and Sexualized Labour, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

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