The Body and Shame: Phenomenology, Feminism, and the Socially Shaped Body

The Body and Shame: Phenomenology, Feminism, and the Socially Shaped Body


The physique and disgrace: Phenomenology, Feminism, and the Socially formed Body investigates the idea that of physique disgrace and explores its importance whilst contemplating philosophical debts of embodied subjectivity. physique disgrace in basic terms unearths its complete articulation within the presence (actual or imagined) of others inside of a rule and norm ruled milieu. As such, it bridges our own, person and embodied event with the social, cultural and political international that comprises us. Luna Dolezal argues that realizing physique disgrace can make clear how the social is embodied, that's, how the body—experienced in its phenomenological primacy through the subject—becomes a social and cultural artifact, formed via exterior forces and demands.

The physique and disgrace introduces top twentieth-century phenomenological and sociological bills of embodied subjectivity during the paintings of Edmund Husserl, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Jean-Paul Sartre, Michel Foucault and Norbert Elias. Dolezal examines the embodied, social and political gains of physique disgrace. contending that physique disgrace is either an important and constitutive a part of embodied subjectivity whereas at the same time a possible website of oppression and marginalization. Exploring the cultural politics of disgrace, the ultimate chapters of this paintings discover the phenomenology of self-presentation and a feminist research of disgrace and gender, with a serious specialize in the perform of plastic surgery, a website the place the physique is actually formed through disgrace. The physique and disgrace will be of significant curiosity to students and scholars in a large choice of fields, together with philosophy, phenomenology, feminist concept, women’s stories, social concept, cultural reviews, psychology, sociology, and scientific humanities.

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